Kobi Hemaa Osisiadan-Bekoe has been appointed as the Director of Corporate Affairs of the Ghana-India Kofi Annan Centre of Excellence in ICT (GI-KACE).
She becomes the first female to be head of the directorate since its establishment.
Kobi Hemaa has over 14 years of experience in marketing, events, and communication.
Her work extends beyond Public Relations, and she is significant in media and international relations, tourism, journalism, diplomacy, and philanthropy.
She began her career as a journalist and remained active in journalism until 2018 when she joined the corporate world as Head of Corporate Communications at Ghana Post.
As a media practitioner, she hosted programs on TV Africa, Light TV, Adom TV, Homebase TV and GTV.
She has, within the years, directed TV programmes, mentored and trained many young talents in the media landscape.
In 2016, she was rated as part of the country’s top five female morning show hosts.
In December 2019, she was adjudged the TV Personality of the year at the Ghana Leadership Awards for her exemplary leadership in the media industry and her consistent promotion of Made in Ghana for over a decade, which has had a significant and positive impact on advancing Ghana.
She grooms and nurtures leaders in the public and private sectors on brand visibility, communications, and media relations.
She leads major enterprise-level projects on negotiations, Investor relations, Market Entry Strategies, Multicultural Relations, Brand sustainability, Protocol and Public Diplomacy in Ghana, Nigeria and Netherlands.
She is the first Ghanaian member of the World Communication Forum.
She is a member of the Ghana Journalist Association (GJA), Chartered Institute of Marketing Ghana (CIMG), Institute of Public Relations (IPR), Chartered Institute of Public Relations, UK (CIPR), and Women in Cybersecurity, West Africa Affiliate.
Commenting on her current position, Afia Kobi Hemaa said: “I am delighted to be part of this family; being the first female Director for GI-KACE makes it an honour and privilege.
“I will therefore do my best to bring on board all my skillsets to make the Corporate Affairs and Media Relations Department outstanding. Together with the Corporate Affairs and Media team, we shall project the Centre’s brand.”