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Gayheart Mensah
Director of External Affairs , Vodafone Ghana
Accra- Ghana, Ghana
A business leader looking for new opportunities and challenges. I have acquired multi-industry experience, particularly in the areas of Strategic Communications, Public Affairs, Strategy Development. Stakeholder Management and Leadership.
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Area of Expertise:
  • Director, CEO, COP, President
Professional Experience:
Gayheart has 30 years of experience in Journalism, Public Affairs, Strategy Development, Advocacy, CSR, Project Communications and Media Relations. He capped a 12-year mainstream media work with an appointment to the Board of Directors of the Ghana Broadcasting Corporation in 2009. He worked variously with the Daily Graphic, Ghanaian Times, GTV and was a regular participant on programmes on Joy FM, Radio Gold, Sunshine Radio, Vibe FM, Groove FM, Radio Universe among others,

Gayheart later joined Unilever Ghana as PR Manager before heading to Barclays Bank as Communications Manager. He subsequently joined Tullow Oil as Communications Manager and subsequently became Head of Investor Relations and Corporate Communications. Three years on, Gayheart was appointed External Affairs and Communications Manager at the Group Head Office of Tullow in London, where he worked for almost two years.

He joined Vodafone in March, 2014 as Director of External Affairs and has responsibility for Regulatory and Government Relations, Business Risk and Compliance, Corporate Security, Corporate Communications, Sustainability and CSR.
Master of Science in Corporate Communications (University of West London)
Masters in Business Administration, Marketing (Paris School of Graduate Management)
Post-Graduate Diploma Course in Marketing (C.I.M.G)
Post-Graduate Diploma in Organization Development (University of Cape Coast)
Diploma in Journalism (G.I.J.)
Certificate in Newspaper Production and Marketing
Affiliations and Achievements:
1. President of the Ghana Institute of Journalism’s Alumni (since 2017)
2. Institute of Public Relations – Accredited PR Practitioner (APR) and a trainer of PR practitioners
3. Ghana Journalists Association
4. Academy of Regulatory Professionals of the USA-based PURC

Membership of Boards
1. Board Member, Ghana Infrastructure Fund for Electronic Communications (GIFEC)
2. Board Member, Vodafone Ghana Foundation
3. Board Member, Ghana Broadcasting Corporation (2009 to 2011)
• I chaired a sub-committee of the Board charged with resolving conflicts between GBC and some private broadcasters over the digital migration process on the one hand, and between GBC and the National Communications Authority on the other.
• I chaired the Strategy Sub-committee of the Board, during which I facilitated a strategy session for GBC, a process which involved Board Members and Senior Management.

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    More than 20 years
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