Sam Jonah

With an estimated net worth of $600 million, Sam Jonah is ranked as Ghana’s second richest man by High Street Mail. Born in 1949 in Ghana, he has over the years racked up a number of academic qualifications including an Associateship in Mining Engineering, an M.Sc. in Mine Management as well as a D.Sc. from The United Kingdom. He was able to transform Ashanti Goldfields Corporation into a multinational with a listing in The New York Stock Exchange when he took the reins as CEO in 1986. Following this success, he formed Jonah Capital where he is currently The Executive Chairman.

Jonah Capital is a company involved in mining, real estate, oil and gas as well as finance. It is based in Johannesburg, South Africa. It also has offices in Monrovia, Accra and Kasempa making it a multinational company. His business acumen has seen him appointed into various boards such as Equator Exploration LTD, Scharrig mining among others. He is also The Chancellor of The University of Cape Coast, Ghana as well as a non-executive director for Vodafone. His achievements and success have led to his award of an honorary Knighthood from The Prince Of Wales in recognition of his success as a leading business executive from The Commonwealth and an international public figure.

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