Tullow Ghana appoints Cynthia Lumor appointed as Deputy Managing Director
Tullow Ghana has appointed Mrs. Cynthia Lumor as Deputy Managing Director, effective October 1, 2021.
She is the first to be appointed as Deputy Managing Director of Tullow Ghana since the company began its Ghana operations in 2006.
She will be responsible for the integration of the non-technical functions within the Ghana business and will support the Managing Director, Wissam Al Monthiry, in driving Tullow’s plans to invest over $4 billion in Ghana over the next ten years.
Until this appointment, Cynthia Lumor was the Corporate Affairs Director overseeing the Communications & Investor Relations, Social Performance, Government, Public and External Affairs teams of the company.
She joined Tullow Ghana from Scancom (MTN Ghana) where she was Head of Corporate Services responsible for Regulatory Compliance, Communications, Legal and External Affairs/Sustainability.
In a statement issued by Tullow Ghana, Chief Executive Officer, Rahul Dhir said: “I am delighted that Cynthia has been appointed to this important role. Since Wissam assumed office last year, Cynthia has been instrumental in managing our key government and external relationships in Ghana, and her promotion reflects her important role in delivering Tullow’s strategy in Ghana,” he said.
Mrs. Cynthia Lumor served on the leadership team of Tullow Ghana and was Director for Corporate Affairs with responsibility for External Affairs and Social Performance, and oversight of Human Resources, Information Systems and Facilities Management.
Mrs. Lumor has several years of experience in the Oil and Gas industry, having previously worked for the Ghana National Petroleum Corporation as Principal Legal Officer.
She was involved in the drafting of the Petroleum Law, which created the structure and legal framework for an independent regulator and the Oil and Gas industry.
She is married and has three children.