Dr. Toni Aubynn has tremendous knowledge and experience in the extractives industry in Ghana, having had close to twenty years’ experience in this area. He joined the Minerals Commission as its substantive Chief Executive Officer (CEO) in March 2014. Until this appointment, he was the Chief Executive Officer at the Ghana Chamber of Mines. Prior to the CEO for the Chamber of Mines he was Director of Corporate Affairs for Tullow Ghana Limited, the operator of the Jubilee Oil Fields in Ghana.
Prior to his Tullow appointment, Toni Aubynn worked for Gold Fields Ghana, the leading gold producer in Ghana, at various positions and for almost a decade, the Head of Corporate Affairs and Sustainable Development. Toni has been involved in a number of mining initiatives both in Ghana and internationally, including serving as the Chair of International Council of Minerals and Metals (ICMM) Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining (ASM) Working Group, Chair of the Association and Commodities Group (AGC) and a long–time member of the Strategic Management Advisory Group of the World Bank and DFID sponsored Community and Artisanal Small-scale Mining (CASM).
Toni serves on a number of Boards, including the Council of the University of Mines and Technology (UMaT), Tarkwa, Ghana Railway Development Authority, and the immediate past Chair of the UN Global Compact Ghana Network. He is also the President of the Western Region Association of Rural Banks and chairs the Board of Medeama Sporting Club, a Ghana Premier League Soccer Team.