Speaker profile

Kyereh (Richard)

Richard Kyereh

Acting Head of Commercial, Africa World Airlines

Mr. Richard Kyereh has been the Acting Head of Commercial since July, 2016, having joined AWA in December 2015 as the Deputy Head of Commercial. He served in various capacities during his 8-year stint with Antrak Air, starting as a Project/Safety Officer in 2007 and exiting as the Head of Commercial in 2015. During that period, he gained valuable experience in Airline Competitive Strategies, Quality Management, Marketing, Distribution and Airport Operations. He is a man of many hats, with proven skills in airline management; project management; supply chain and operations management; and contract negotiations. He has an enviable understanding of the West African travel market: knowledge that is priceless in AWA’s strategy of regional network expansion. Richard actively shares his expertise through speaking engagements at aviation conferences and travel market forums around the continent.

Mr. Kyereh holds two IATA Diplomas in Airline Management and Airline Revenue Accounting and Controls; an MBA in Project Management from GIMPA, ICM-UK Diplomas in Human Resource Management and Financial Management and Alumni of Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST)  He is a certified member of the Project Management Institute (PMI), USA.