Meet Linda Ofori Adjei Acheampong, Senior Geologist – Resource Evaluation, AngloGold Ashanti – Obuasi mine

Meet Linda Ofori Adjei Acheampong, Senior Geologist – Resource Evaluation, AngloGold Ashanti – Obuasi mine

The WAIMM has dedicated the months of March and April 2022 to celebrate and highlight our women industry professionals as our appreciation to strong, committed, professionalism, courageous and resilient women across the sub-region and globally. The recognition is to raise awareness of gender inequality, diversity, and inclusion needed in the industry and also celebrate the successes of some of our women industry professionals who are making a change in the sector.

WAIMM is happy to celebrate the success of Linda Ofori Adjei Acheampong, a geological engineer for her achievement in the mining industry in Ghana for close to 15years.

Linda Ofori Adjei Acheampong holds a BSc in Geological Engineering (2007) from the University of Mines and Technology (UMaT), Tarkwa – Ghana, an MBA in Project Management (2019) from the Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA), Accra – Ghana and currently undergoing a Postgraduate Diploma in Leadership and Organizational Development from the University of Professional Studies, Accra (UPSA) – Ghana and certified in Mineral Resource Estimation and Leapfrog Geo.

Linda is currently a Senior Geologist in charge of Resource Evaluation at the AngloGold Ashanti Ltd’s (AGA) Obuasi mine. She started her career in the mining industry as a national service personnel at AGA – Obuasi Mine in 2007 and subsequently became an underground production geologist in 2008. She worked as a Senior Geologist in charge of Grade Control from 2011 to 2019.

Her role has included providing geological technical services and during the past 13years, Linda has been involved in Underground exploration and production, geological database administration, grade control and resource evaluation, mapping geological structures, Underground Geotech and Strata controlling, providing technical assistance to miners, planning diamond drill boreholes, core logging, monitoring QC samples, generating geological and ore wireframes and assistance with the completion of the reconciliation system.

Linda is proud of her development and achievements over the years and looks forward to mentoring up and coming female professionals in the industry to take up challenges as a wider approach towards the greater sustainability of the mining industry.

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