Joana Gyan Cudjoe is a self-accomplished, successful Ghanaian entrepreneur. She is the founder and Chief Executive Officer of GOLDEN EMPIRE LEGACY LIMITED. She comes from a royal family whose tradition of mining has contributed immensely in building Golden Empire into one of the largest international dealers in Gold in Ghana. Mrs. Gyan Cudjoe started as a small-scale miner and has gradually worked her way up, competing favorably with the men in a male-dominated business. She is an inspiration to many women in the artisanal small-scale mining sector and strongly believes in linking mining to the shared global commitment to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, including Goal 5 which focuses on gender equality and Goal 8 on decent work and economic growth.
Nana Adjoa Awo I (Known in business circles as Mrs. Joana Gyan Cudjoe) is a self- accomplished, successful Ghanaian entrepreneur. She is the founder and Chief Executive Officer of GOLDEN EMPIRE LEGACY LIMITED. Nana Adjoa Awo I (Mrs. Cudjoe) has her ancestral descendants from three royal families: in the Ashanti Region – Juabeng, the Western Region – Wassa Agona Amenfi and lastly Central Region- Denkyira of Dunkwa-on-Offin. These areas are known for their rich precious ore deposits and strong mining traditions. Her ancestry has contributed immensely in building Golden Empire into one of the largest international dealers in Gold in Ghana. Nana Adjoa Awo I (Mrs. Cudjoe) started as a small- scale miner and has gradually worked her way up, competing favorably with the men in a rather male- dominated business.
She is an inspiration to many women in the artisanal small- scale mining sector and strongly believes in linking mining to the shared global commitment to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, including Goal 5, which focuses on gender equality and Goal 8, on decent work and economic growth. Her vision is to grow the small- scale mining sector in a sustainable manner which contributes to wealth creation and poverty reduction. She is strategically positioning Golden Empire Legacy Limited, to scale- up its operations and compete with global producers through the adoption of appropriate technology and the exchange of best practices from other prominent mining jurisdictions such as South Africa, Australia, Canada, and the United States.
Nana Adjoa Awo I, who was installed the Mpuntuo Hemaa (Development Queen Mother) of Wassa Agona Amenfi in the Western Region on June 27, 2020, has other passions, even as she aspires to impact the gold export trade in Ghana positively. She is firmly connected to the world of entertainment as the CEO and founder of Gem Multimedia Ghana Limited and has, for the first time together with her team of investors, invested into the creative arts industry, particularly music and brand communications. This investment gave further impetus to pursue her vision of owning a multimedia company that develops and communicates brands, as well as nurturing, managing and promoting talents to play an influential role in global creative arts industry.
Nana Adjoa Awo I (Mrs. Cudjoe) loves to give back to society not forgetting her humble beginnings. She has established the Joana Gyan Foundation to specifically meet the needs of poor, vulnerable and less privileged in society. In recognition of her visionary leadership, Nana Adjoa Awo I (Mrs. Cudjoe) won many awards in 2019 – including Honorary Doctorate from University of Cambodia, a certificate of Honor from Oder of the Noble Hand of Honour. She also obtained Excellence in Business Leadership and Women Empowerment from the Pan African Leadership and Entrepreneurship Development Centre and Honorary Category- Ghana Outstanding Women Awards from the GOWA Awards. Currently, Nana Adjoa Awo I (Mrs. Cudjoe ) is pursuing a Master of Science degree in International Business and Law at the University of Salford, Manchester.
GOLDEN EMPIRE LEGACY LIMITED, GHANA’S TRUSTED GOLD DEAL
Golden Empire Legacy Limited is a limited liability company which was incorporated in Ghana and commenced business operations in January 2016.
The company is responsible for sourcing gold from artisanal miners in Ghana and exports to buyers globally.
The headquarters and the logistics center of Golden Empire Legacy Limited is located in Accra, Ghana. It is responsible for the support, marketing, customer and partner communication, execution and delivery of orders. One of the major aims of the Golden Empire Legacy Limited is to contribute to the development of the Precious Minerals sector in Ghana with respect of Laws and International transparency.
All Golden Empire Legacy Limited employees contribute, through their actions, to the image of the company’s partners and clients all over the world. Golden Empire Legacy Limited believe that maintaining a strong reputation is greatly influenced by the reliable and trustworthy work of all our employees.
Our mission is to serve our clients in uniformity and direction, entailing strong, transparent communication processes (to best serve our customers and our ideals on dealing with colleagues and partners).
Name: Golden Empire Legacy Limited
Address: 181 Parsnip Street, East Legon Near Lizzy Sports Complex
Golden Empire Legacy Ltd P.O.Box 9811
Airport – Accra
Ghana – West Africa