Adu is the Managing Director of Velia Consulting, which is a Corporate Governance, Risk and Compliance Management Consultancy located in Accra. Velia’s aim is to provide critical guidance in the design and implementation of effective compliance programs in order to help companies anticipate, prevent and detect regulatory risks.
Prior to starting Velia, Adu worked in-house with ATC Tower (Ghana) Limited, a subsidiary of American Tower Corporation. At ATC Towers Ghana, Adu was responsible for creating internal company policies, reviewing international corporate policies and contracts compliant with Ghanaian law, and monitoring the compliance status of the company’s local and foreign regulatory commitments.
Adu has also worked with a number of local law firms such as Bentsi-Enchill, Letsa & Ankomah and JLD & MB Legal Consultancy. Adu has a BA in International Relations from Mount Holyoke College in the USA, an LLB from the University of Birmingham in the UK, and is called to the Bar of England and Wales and to the Ghanaian Bar.
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