[Presenter Profile] Philip Osei Bonsu ”OB”

Philip Osei Bonsu is a Corporate Communications Executive, Broadcast Journalist and Entrepreneur. He has over eight years’ leadership and managerial experience in the media, power sector and non-for-profit organizations.

Currently, Philip is the host of Ghana’s biggest political, social and current affairs talk show: Ekosiisen on Asempa 94.7FM.

Before his current appointment, he was the Head of Public Relations for the Electricity Company of Ghana in the Western Region, where he focused on initiating and leading the implementation of Public Relations Strategies that improve the ECG’s corporate image in the region.

Additionally, Philip sits on the Board of Western Waste Limited, a subsidiary of Zoomlion Ghana Limited.

He is also the founder and CEO of OBPR Consult, a PR firm that specializes in Media Communications, Public Relations and Public Affairs.

Previously, Philip served as the Brand’s Manager of Skyy Power fm and doubled as host of the Western Region’s biggest breakfast show, Jolly Breakfast Show on the same station. At the corporate level, he worked as the Corporate Communications Manager of Skyy Media Group. He also at a point  hosted Skyy Power FM’s weekend news analysis program, ‘News Review’ on part-time basis.

In 2015, Philip was named with 29 other young Ghanaians as a young achiever in the ‘Newaccra Achievers Report’ (See:www.newaccra.com/rise)

Philip is a Tullow Scholar who holds an MSc in Corporate Communication and Public Affairs from the Robert Gordon University in Aberdeen, where he served as the Publicity Committee Chairman of the African Students Association.

He is also a 2017 Mandela Washington Fellow placed in the Business & Entrepreneurship Track at the University of San Diego, California where he obtained a certificate in Leadership and Social Entrepreneurship.

Philip was recently named as a finalist for the Professional Achievement Category in the 2018 UK Alumni Awards organized by the British Council.

As part of his volunteer activities, Philip serves as the Coordinator of the Tullow Group Scholarship Scheme Alumni Network in the Western and Central Regions and was recently appointed the Media Relations and Publicity Director for the Mandela Washington Fellows Association of Ghana.

Philip is committed to promoting youth development and capacity building in entrepreneurship through the sharing of knowledge and strategic networking. He thus convenes the ‘Beginning the Year Right’ Summit and the Western Regional Youth Entrepreneurship Summit to equip the youth with the right entrepreneurial skills to tap into the immense opportunities the region provides.

He hopes to train 10,000 youth in the next ten years.

Philip who believes he’s a ”Product Of Grace” is married to Linda Ayisi-Addo, a Nursing Officer. The couple have been blessed with a baby boy, Nana Kwaku Osei Bonsu

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