Gilbert Abeiku Aggrey is a multiple – award – winning media professional with a distinguished career spanning over two decades and achievements in many other fields of endeavor. His career in media took off in 1997 with Radio Z in Koforidua. He moved on to occupy the post of Deputy Programs Manager between 1999 and 2001 at Radio Mercury. Between 2002 and 2010, he was Head of Music Programs and Event Promotion Coordinator at Multimedia Broadcasting Group, after which he joined Despite Media Group, juggling the roles of host of the Drivetime Radio Show on Okay FM and Entertainment Presenter on UTV successfully
As the CEO of Kaya Tours Ghana Limited & Kaya Management Services. Abeiku Santana was recognised as part of Africa’s Top 100 personalities and also among the Top 100 Travel & Tourism professionals and listed as one of Africa’s Top 100 personalities. He was inducted into the Chartered Institute of Marketing Ghana (CIMG) HAll of Fame in 2008. Santana is a member of the Association of International Travel and Tourism Professional (SKAL) and has served as Tourism Ambassador for Ghana, Communications Manager of Local Enterprise and Skills Development from 2010 to 2015, promoting African integration through Travel and Tourism Trade. He also provides consultancy services to individuals, startups and corporations.
He is a recipient of several awards and recognition and includes Radio and Television Programme (RTP) Award for Radio Program of the Year and Radio Late Afternoon Show Host of the Year, (2019-2020) and TV Male Entertainment Show of the Year (2018-2019, 2016), Ghana Internet Awards USA Best TV Male Personality (2019), Young Entrepreneur Award for Male Celebrity Entrepreneur of the Year, Event Male MC of the Year (Ghana Event Awards 2019), The Mfantseman Heroes Award (2015), M.I.C.E Africa 2018 Company of the Year (Kaya Tours), and EMY Africa Special Recognition Award for Tourism Promotion and Marketing (2020, Kaya Tours)
Abeiku Santana holds a Masters Degree in Tourism Management from University of Cape Coast, a Post Graduate Diploma in Public Administration from Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA), Associate in Legal Studies and Litigation from New York Paralegal School, an Advanced Certificate in Public Relations and Advertising from Ghana Institute of Journalism and is a Chartered Media Professional from Global Academy of Finance and Management in Colorado, USA. He is a visiting lecturer at the Africa University College of Communications (AUCC), Pentecost University College, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, University of Ghana among other institutions.