2021 Forum on responsible mineral supply chains


Yaw Britwum Opoku

Gold Programme Manager
Solidaridad West Africa


Yaw Britwum Opoku is a Social Development Specialist with over sixteen (16) years’ experience in the mining industry in Ghana. He is currently the Gold Programme Manager of Solidaridad West Africa, a Civil Society Organization promoting responsible and sustainable practices in the Artisanal and Smallscale Mining (ASM) sector in Ghana and improving livelihoods of people living in mining communities. Before joining Solidaridad, he was a Consultant on ASM reforms for the Minerals Commission of Ghana. Hitherto, he worked in the Community Affairs and Public Relations Department of Gold Fields Ghana for over nine years, rising through the ranks to become the Manager of the Department for its Damang Mine.