Aviation Develop Africa

AviaDev Africa

Your African Aviation Development Hub

Speaker Profile

Kwame Bekoe

Aviation Professional

Kwame Bekoe, an Aviation Professional and Executive MBA candidate on a joint program with Columbia and London Business School is an Aviator at heart, with a mind and passion for Africa.

Having established a broad technical and commercial background in Aviation, coming from a successful career spanning 16-years with Airbus and GECAS, his career evolved from core engineering, where he led high profile projects including designing Tier-1 structural parts on aircraft, to commercial where he developed expertise to lead and support the sales, marketing and leasing of aircraft and business service solutions to clients across the continent.

In 2018 he was recognised as one of Ghana’s top 40 under 40 leaders in the Aviation category, and subsequently in 2020 he received recognition from UN’s MIPAD (Influential People of African Descent) as a top 100 under 40 personality for business and entrepreneurship.

Kwame is actively involved in capacity development efforts and frequently delivers talks across diverse establishments in Aviation and business-related topics. An inspirational and purpose-driven leader, he is determined to make an impact and contribute to the evolution of the sector through the application of disruptive technology to promote transformative growth and drive socio-economic development.