Awal Mohammed is 55 years old (2017), an entrepreneur and a marketer. Awal, who was adjudged the Marketing Man of the year, 2009, holds three master’s degrees in various disciplines from different universities. He has Masters in Applied Business Research -Swiss Business School, Switzerland; Executive Masters in Business Administration from the University of Ghana Business School, Legon; and a Masters in International Journalism from the University of Wales, UK. He is also at the tail end of his doctoral program at the Swiss Business School pursuing a doctorate in Business Administration. He is also a product of the Ghana Institute of Journalism.

Ibrahim Mohammed Awal is the former Managing Director of Graphic Communications Group Limited and Chase Petroleum. He is currently the Chief Executive Officer of Marble Communications Group Limited, publishers of The Finder Group of Newspapers, HMW printers, Marble Consultants and Marble Developers. He has worked closely with many companies, particularly, with Small and Medium Enterprises, where he offered consultancy services in the areas of business strategy, management, marketing, and communications.

He has also consulted for diplomatic Missions, international development partners as well as state institutions. He is married with four children.