Governing Council Member



Dr. Joseph Siaw Agyepong, founder and Executive Chairman of the Jospong Group of Companies can best be described as a Serial Entrepreneur with a penchant for identifying business opportunities across various industries. He presently owns over 60 companies with operations in over 14 sectors of the economy, clustered into Environment & Sanitation, Financial Services, ICT, Technical & Logistics and Commercial and Allied Services.

In 2006 he revolutionized Waste management in Ghana with the introduction of Zoomlion Ghana Limited which currently is the leading waste management company in Ghana and West Africa, thus providing waste management solutions in Ghana and in five other African Countries. For his immense contribution to capacity building in Waste and Environmental Sanitation, the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) conferred on him a doctorate degree.

Dr. Agyepong is a member of the Governing Council of the Ghanaian Hungarian Business Council, a member of The Advisory Board of the Centre for African Studies of Harvard University, President of the Environmental Service Providers Association (ESPA) in Ghana, a Council member of the Association of Ghana Industries (AGI) and a member of other Boards.

His sterling leadership and contribution to national and continental development have been duly recognized over the years by governments and other institutions. For this he has won several awards including Lifetime African Achievement Prize in Sustainable Development in Africa, African Achievers Awards in Business Innovation; Order of the Star of Volta-the highest award of the nation Ghana.