Paul Kweku Akrofie
Paul Kweku Akrofie is the founder and CEO of Real Peoples Company Ltd., an award-winning African product design company, based in Accra, Ghana.
Driven by his belief that quality comes from Africa, his product designs have attracted a much admired look and feel for his brand over the last 5 years. Working with various corporate companies and international organizations such as Tullow Oil, Nestle, VLISCO Woodin, The British Council, The Washington Foundation fellowship, Ashesi University, and Wrigleys along the way.
In 2013, RPC received global recognition when voted the ‘Most Innovative local Startup’ for their in-house collection of bags and accessories, voted as part of 30 Ghanaians to impact the world in 2016, highlighted for the entrepreneur of the year and best local manufacturing enterprise awards in 2017.
In 2018, Paul was selected as a member of the Global Shapers Community, an initiative of the World Economic Forum Led by young people who are exceptional in their potential, their achievements, and their drive to make a contribution to their communities