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Kenneth Adu-Amanfoh

Kenneth Adu-Amanfoh

Chief Executive, Africa Cybersecurity and Digital Rights Organization (ACDRO)

Kenneth Adu-Amanfoh is the Executive Director of Africa Cybersecurity & Digital Rights Organisation (ACDRO). Kenneth is an Information Technology and Cybersecurity executive with over 22 years’ experience in ICT & Digital policy, regulations and governance; Internet governance; Cybersecurity; Artificial Intelligence, and Digital Rights.

An insightful and experienced international speaker and trainer on ICT, Digital Policy and Cybersecurity. He is a strong advocate on issues around human rights online, privacy and freedom of expression, network shutdowns, and digital divide.

Prior to joining ACDRO, Kenneth worked with the National Communications Authority of Ghana (Telecommunications Regulator) as the Director of IT and Cybersecurity. He is the former National Cybersecurity Coordinator, who spearheaded the development and implementation of Ghana’s National Cybersecurity Policy & Strategy, and focal lead for the Ghana-US Security Governance Initiative. Kenneth worked with the New York City Department of Investigation (NYCDOI) as the Information Security Manager.

Kenneth has provided expert advisory services to governments on Cybersecurity and ICT policy within the African Region. He is an advocate in promoting digital rights, digital inclusion, human rights online and engaging governments in bridging the digital divide.

Kenneth holds an MSc. Degree in Management Information Systems from the Kean University, NJ, USA and is a member of ITU Study Group 17 (Security), ITU Study Group 13 (Future Networks), Global Forum on Cyber Expertise (GFCE), Freedom Online Coalition (FOC), Global IGF, ISOC.

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