Dr. Joyce Aryee
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Dr. Joyce Aryee

Dr. Joyce Aryee
Board Chair, Newmont Ghana Gold Ltd

Dr. Joyce Rosalind Aryee is the board chair of Newmont Ghana Gold Ltd and former Minister of State in Ghana. She is also a Management & Communication Consultant and a Professional Counsellor.


She is currently the Executive Director of Salt and Light Ministries.  She is also the former Chief Executive Officer of The Ghana Chamber of Mines and the first woman to head an African Chamber of Mines. Joyce draws her experience from over 40 years of service to the nation, dealing with a wide range of issues including environmental protection and public relations. Ms. Joyce Aryee was awarded Companion of the Order of the Volta, Ghana (CV) by His Excellency the President of the Republic of Ghana in 2006. She is also recipient of the CIMG Marketing Woman of the year 2007 award. On recognition of her immense contributions to the mining industry, an honorary doctorate degree was conferred on Ms. Aryee in July 2009 by the University of Mines & Technology (UMaT). Dr. Joyce Aryee emerged as the award winner of the African Female Business Leader of the Year 2009 by the African Leadership on Centre for Economic and Leadership Development.


She was inducted as an Honorary Fellow of the Ghana Institute of Engineers in March 2010, the Chartered Institute of Financial and Investment Analyst in September 2011 and the Graduate school of Governance and Leadership in October 2011.


Dr. Aryee was also honoured in mining and public service at the maiden edition of the Women in Excellence award in 2011.


Dr. Joyce was named among the Inaugural List of 100 Most Influential African Women in 2019 by Avance Media.

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