Mr. Apiigy Afenu

Board Member

Mr Apiigy Afenu

Mr. Apiigy Afenu is the CEO of ABA Capital Partners, a financial and aviation consulting firm. He is an accomplished finance and aviation professional with a successful track record of conceiving and implementing airline projects. Mr. Afenu was until September 2015 the Chief Operating Officer (COO) of Africa World Airlines, based in Accra, Ghana.

Mr. Afenu’s expertise covers a range of disciplines including operations, sales, accounting and finance, tax, legal, governmental and regulatory issues. He is a leading authority on aviation matters in Ghana and is frequently invited as a speaker at Aviation Conferences and has extensive professional and political network in Anglophone West Africa.

He has extensive aviation background including operations, financial planning and analysis, commercial, alliances and leasing.

Prior to Africa World, Mr. Afenu was the General Manager of SAS Finance Group (2009-2012), a stock brokerage firm where he was lead manager in some of the high profile IPOs, rights issues and M&As including the biggest bank merger in Ghana. He authored the business plan, arranged for funding and coordinated implementation and launch of Africa World Airlines in September 2012.

In 2013, Mr. Afenu was appointed COO of Africa World Airlines, a role he excelled in, taking the company through IOSA certification, created new $2 million annual business from oil and gas scheduled charters, negotiated the SAA interline codeshare agreement and expanded to the Nigerian market. He was a non-executive director of Ghana International Airlines.

Mr. Afenu is a UK trained Chartered Accountant and a Fellow of the Chartered Association of Certified Accountants (FCCA). He holds an MBA from the Yale School of Management, USA (2000) and a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of Ghana (1980).