Lucy Quist, born in 1974, is a Ghanaian-British enterprise and know-how government. She is a Managing Director at Morgan Stanley and the writer of the e book, ‘The Daring New Regular’.
She was born in London to Ghanaian mother and father, Peter and Mary Afriyie. She spent her adolescence in each Europe and Africa. She went on to review on the College of East London, graduating with a first-class honours diploma in Electrical and Digital Engineering. She holds an MBA from INSEAD in France.
In her early working life, she was an Electrical and Digital Engineer at Ford Motor Firm, and attained her Chartered Engineer certification. She joined the Royal Financial institution of Scotland as a change supervisor earlier than switching to the telecommunications business in 2008 at Millicom Worldwide Mobile, working in enterprise improvement, gross sales, distribution, and advertising. Lucy Quist was appointed Head of Technique and Planning at Vodafone’s Ghanaian subsidiary. As well as, she oversaw the corporate’s wholesale and enterprise companies. She served because the CEO of Airtel Ghana. In her management position, she advocated for higher youth STEM participation in Ghana by means of her firm’s company social accountability initiative. She based Quist Blue Diamond. She additionally co-founded FreshPay cost platform within the Democratic Republic of Congo and the Govt Girls Community. In September 2018, she was appointed by FIFA as their Vice President of the Normalization Committee to restructure soccer in Ghana. She has additionally been engaged on the general public talking circuit at occasions such because the Cellular World Congress, Hogan Lovells African Discussion board 2017, Pan African Girls Discussion board, TEDxEuston, Wharton Africa Enterprise Discussion board, the Sanford C. Bernstein Middle for Management and Ethics Convention at Columbia Enterprise College and the African Growth Funding Conference.
She is a recipient of a number of honours for her distinctive strategic insights, supply of transformative enterprise outcomes and dedication to rising individuals inside her organisations. Amongst these are: eighth Most Influential Public Figures – Ghana Social Media Rankings (2016), Prime 50 Girls Company Leaders in Ghana (WomanRising), 100 Most Influential Ghanaian Girls, (WomanRising), 58th Most Influential Particular person in Ghana, Ghana’s Most Influential Awards (2016), Company Management Award, Ghana Legacy Honours (2017), BBC’s Energy Girls, and plenty of extra.
She’s equally humbled, and amused, by all the eye her success with Airtel has been garnering her dwelling nation. And she is going to proceed to be a constructive drive, not solely in Ghana, however on the worldwide stage for a few years to come back.