Mohammed Adjei Sowah

Mayor Sowah is a Social Entrepreneur with over 23 years of work in Local Economic Development and Small Business Development.

He holds an MSc in Local Economic Development from the Institute of Local Government Studies, Ghana and a BSc in Public Administration from the University of Ghana, Legon.

He is the Founder & Executive Director of the Social Enterprise Agenda. He is also the Founder of MAS Investments Ltd.

He serves on the Advisory Board of The Beyond Aid Project, a social enterprise that builds capacity for young vulnerable women in rural and urban low income communities to add value to locally available raw materials for their economic empowerment.

Mayor Sowah is a sports enthusiast; he chairs the Greater Accra Swimming Association and is also a Goodwill Ambassador for the Trust Sports Emporium.

Content by Mohammed Adjei Sowah
  • Blog post

    Empowering our cities to fight the pandemics of the future

    Members of the Cities that Work council come together to delineate the critical challenges that need to be addressed to equip our cities to withstand pandemics. Cities accomplish many wonderful things - they enable people to exchange ideas, goods and services, and many other forms of collaboration. However, the fact that they serve as international and national...

    18 Jun 2020 | Yvonne Aki-Sawyerr OBE, Paul Collier, Edward Glaeser, Astrid Haas, Craig Kesson, Jonathan Leape, Jennifer Musisi, Naison Mutizwa-Mangiza, Mohammed Adjei Sowah, Tony Venables

  • Multimedia Item - Video

    Fighting COVID-19 in cities: Perspectives from the Cities that Work council

    On 10th June 2020, the Cities that Work Council came together to discuss evidence and experience on the city-level response to COVID-19. This video shows highlights of this meeting.

    18 Jun 2020