Lucy Quist


‹ The template Infobox person has been considered for merging. › Lucy Quist (given birth to 1974) can be an international business head. She actually is a technology professional who advocates for better participation of teenagers in STEM for advancement. She actually is the Managing Movie director (CEO) of Airtel Ghana. She’s spoken on many subjects including leadership and technology and continues to be on platforms like the Mobile Globe Congress, Hogan Lovells African Forum 2017, Skillet African Females Forum, TEDxEuston, Wharton Africa Business Forum, the Sanford C. Bernstein Middle for Command and Ethics Meeting at Columbia Business College as well as the African Advancement Expenditure Convention. She was lately highlighted on BBC’s Power Females series among the top business females driving transformational transformation in Africa.

Early life and education[8]

Delivered in London, UK, to Ghanaian parents Peter and Mary Afriyie, Lucy Quist spent her formative years in both European countries and Africa. She visited Wesley Female’s SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL in Cape Coastline and attended 6th form on the Presbyterian Guys' Secondary College, Accra, both in Ghana.She continued to study on the School of East London, graduating using a first-class honours level in Electrical and Electronic Anatomist.She holds an MBA from INSEAD in France.


Quist began her functioning life as a power and Electronic Engineer in Ford Motor Business, progressing to Chartered Engineer (IET), UK.She joined the Royal Standard bank of Scotland like a change supervisor. In 2008, she stepped into telecommunications.


Quist started her telecommunications profession in Millicom International Cellular (MIC), where she worked running a business development, product sales & distribution, and advertising.


Quist joined Vodafone in Ghana from Millicom while Head of Technique & Arranging. She also went the organization’s low cost and business businesses.


Since overtaking the helm of affairs at Airtel Ghana, as the first Ghanaian girl to business lead a multinational telecom firm, Quist has successfully re-positioned the business into the quickest developing telecom brand developing customer market talk about for both tone of voice and data. She's a clear proper concentrate on data and digital providers across the worth chain of the business enterprise.She's also led Airtel Ghana to win a lot more than 20 prestigious awards.She personally leads #EvolveWithSTEM, Airtel Ghana’s CSR initiative to encourage teenagers to take part in Science, Technology, Anatomist and Mathematics.


Quist serves about both international and regional Boards of many establishments like the International Table for African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (Seeks), Petra Trust Organization Ltd, Obaatan Pa Ladies’s Hospital, the business enterprise Environment Enabling Program beneath the UK Division of International Advancement (DFID), the business enterprise Sounding Table for the Danish Embassy, the Market Advisory Table for Ashesi University or college as well as the Exploratory – an effort from the African Ladies Advocacy Project.She actually is a founding person in the Executive Ladies Network (, a nonprofit organization of ladies in senior administration and professional positions.

STEM Advocacy[23]

Lucy Quist is a technology fanatic who speaks in the potential of technology to leapfrog Africa’s advancement. Through initiatives like Evolve with STEM, she advocates for higher participation in Technology, Technology, Executive and Mathematics for Africa’s advancement and continuously promotes teenagers to funnel the game-changing power of STEM

The Bold New Normal[25]

The Daring New Normal can be an actionable idea under which Lucy Quist advocates for Africans to consider bold actions towards African prosperity. The theory is dependant on her TEDx Euston speak 'A Daring New Regular' which problems Africans to generate prosperous results for themselves by changing their visions, vocabulary, mindset and actions. Through the chat, she recounted her management trip through 3 pivotal years that formed her from youngsters to her part as CEO of Airtel Ghana.From learning lessons of success in 1983 with her family members in Ghana to relocating towards the continent in 2008, and this year 2010 relocating towards the DCR (Democratic Republic of Congo) Lucy narrates her encounters, which would form management lessons and serve as her require a New Regular for photography equipment.Under this marketing campaign she actually is organising interactive meet up with ups with teenagers (The Bold New Regular Tour) to go over the theory in the light of Business and Entrepreneurship, Career, Leadership, Identification, STEM and the areas highly relevant to Africa's development.


Quist continues to be recognized on her behalf work through the next awards:- 2016 8th Most Influential General public Figures (Ghana SOCIAL NETWORKING Rankings)- Corporate Leadership Honor, Ghana Legacy Honours 2017- Top 50 Ladies Corporate Market leaders in Ghana (WomanRising)- 100 Most Influential Ghanaian Ladies, WomanRising- CSR CEO of the entire year 2015, Ghana CSR Superiority Awards (GHACEA)- Telecom CEO of the entire year (GITTA Honours 2016)- Superiority in Corporate Responsibility (Ghana Ladies of the entire year Honours 2016)- 58th Most Influential Person in Ghana (Ghana’s Most Influential Honours 2016)- CIMG Marketing Female of the entire year 2014 (CIMG 2015 Honours)- Special Recognition towards the Telecom Market (GTA 2015)