Led by CEO, Naana Asante, the on the ground expertise of the Guskin leadership team is second to none. Many are native to Ghana, all
offer specialized expertise in the business of gold exploration, mining, production, and marketing. And all are passionately committed to the success of the company.

Naana Asante, CEO, Director

  • Director, entrepreneur, founder
  • Marketing expert
  • Seasoned executive
  • Core disciplines in mining, finance,
    government, import/export

A Ghana native, Mrs. Asante grew up and went to college in Ghana, majoring in marketing, and immigrated to the United States in 1999. Mrs. Asante is a professional businesswoman who has owned her own businesses in the USA and Ghana, and practices residential and commercial real estate in San Jose, CA.

A seasoned executive, Mrs. Asante has been actively pursuing business opportunities in Ghana’s mineral and precious metal commodifies industry over the past four years. Most notably, she has traveled to Ghana on four separate occasions over the past twelve months to develop and formalize her private exploration and mining interests. She has met with over 50 individuals and companies active in the exploration, mining, refinement, and import/export business, including by example Gold Coast Mining, PMMC, Blaze Metals, and U Green Group Africa.


Mrs. Asante has a considerable network in Ghana’s finance, banking, government, and import/export sectors, in addition to many personal relationships with landowners of high- value, exploration targets in some of Ghana’s most prominent gold-bearing areas.

Edward Kofi Somuah, President, Director

  • Director, entrepreneur, founder
  • Co-founder of five private companies
  • Active investor and African business start-up advocate
  • Core disciplines in mining, finance, real estate, construction, logistics management
A practiced entrepreneur, Mr. Somuah is an active investor and start-up advocate for international businesses in Africa, having been a founder and/or director in 5 companies over the last ten years including Coreplay Logistics, Permanent Supply Group, MasterLine, and Awacon Construction. A passionate business activist for Ghana, Mr. Somuah has led business management and strategies to win major private and public contracts including the Seblemi Housing Project, a 1,500 unit affordable housing program in Ghana, and with industry leaders including United Steel, Fabrimetals, Ofori, and Fredcons. Mr. Somuah graduated from the University of Ghana, honored the National Services tradition as a Teaching Assistant, and then began his successful business career in mining, real estate, construction, and import/export logistics

Dr. Kweku Ainuson, General Counsel

  • Transactions and Regulatory Executive
  • PhD, MPA, LLM, LLB
  • Core disciplines in M&A, joint ventures, corporate governance, finance


Kweku has a PhD in Public Policy with specialization in natural resources law and policy and a Master of Public Administration from Clemson University. He has also obtained a Master of Laws (LLM) degree with specialization in Maritime Law from the University of Georgia in Athens, GA. Prior to graduate school, Kweku obtained a Bachelor of Laws (LLB) degree from the University of Ghana and has been called to the Ghana Bar.

Kweku is also licensed as a Foreign Law Consultant in the State of Georgia. Kweku has previously provided consultancy services to law firms in Ghana. He has also served as a Visiting Assistant Professor and an Assistant Professor at Clemson University in South Carolina and Mississippi State University, respectively. He is widely published in the leading journals of the world. In addition, his articles have been featured in Ghana’s influential building industry Magazine, Construction and Property. His latest book on Water Resources Law and Policy is due to be published by the end of the year.