Aboagye Ohene Adu is a Co-Founder and Director of LEAP Schools. He is also a Sustainability and Mining Consultant, advising clients on social and environmental issues.
Ohene Adu has over 30 years post- qualification experience with Ashanti Goldfields and later AngloGold Ashanti, a large multinational gold mining company. He began work as an exploration and mining geologist rising to become General Manager- Sustainability with responsibility for stakeholder engagement, land management, human rights, compensation, corporate social responsibility, property management (about 3000 company housing units), community relations (over 100 communities) and environment. He interacted with Presidents, key government officials and traditional leaders including the King of Ashanti. He also engaged with a number of NGOs including Oxfam, Wacam, Third World Network and others. He has served on the Management Board of Ashantigold Football Club (Premier league of Ghana) and Anyinam Lodge (a hospitality outfit), AngloGold Ashanti Schools and Akrofuom Senior Secondary School
Ohene Adu received his MSc in Applied Structural Geology and Rock Mechanics from Imperial College of Science and Technology, London, MBA from Henley Business School, UK, postgraduate Diploma with distinction in Strategic Engagement from Graduate Business School, University of Cape Town and Executive Certificate in Social Impact Strategy from the University of Pennsylvania School of Social Policy and Practice.
Ohene Adu believes in life-long learning and has done online courses with Wharton School of University of Pennsylvania (Social Entrepreneurship), MIT (Educational Technology & ULab), Columbia University (Sustainable Development) and Harvard (Justice)
He is a member of the Ghana Institution of Engineers (GHIE), Society for Mining and Exploration (SME), USA, International Association for Impact Assessment(IAIA) and International Society for Rock Mechanics.
He has attended many workshops and conferences in UK, Spain, USA, Czech Republic, Benin, Mexico and South Africa