Thaddeus Anim-Somuah: Ghanaian-UK engineer named in 2020 Forbes Europe's 30 Under 30 list

Thaddeus Anim-Somuah: Ghanaian-UK engineer named in 2020 Forbes Europe's 30 Under 30 list

- Ghanaian-British Chemical Engineer, Thaddeus Nii Acquah Afutu Anim-Somuah, has been named in the 2020 Forbes 30 Under 30 Europe's list

- The young entrepreneur was listed in the manufacturing and engineering category

- Anim-Somuah was named alongside innovative giants such as Daniel Ek, Dev Patel, Kevin Systrom and Florence Pugh

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Ghanaian-born British Chemical Engineer, Thaddeus Nii Acquah Afutu Anim-Somuah, has been named in the 2020 Forbes 30 Under 30 Europe's list for Manufacturing and Engineering.

Every year, Forbes releases a list of top 30 under 30 young Europeans who are reinventing business and society from turning used coffee beans into sneakers to designing solar powered cars as well as acknowledging ingenuity and creativity.

With categories spread across finance, art, sports, manufacturing and engineering, 300 young visionaries boldly redefining ten industries across 32 European countries were shortlisted from over thousands of international nominations for 2020.

Out of thousands of nominations, Thaddeus Anim-Somuah, an Engineering Manager at Croda’s Manufacturing site at Gouda, in the Netherlands, received the well-deserved honour of being one of those named in the prestigious Forbes 30 under 30 list for Manufacturing and Engineering.

Thaddeus Anim-Somuah was listed alongside innovative giants such as Daniel Ek, Dev Patel, Kevin Systrom and Florence Pugh.

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He was recognised by Forbes for his work to help drive Croda’s commitment to sustainability, which includes a target of reducing carbon emissions by 25%.

Forbes described Thaddeus’ achievements with Croda as placing him into ''…the world’s most impactful community of young entrepreneurs and game-changers.''

Speaking to YEN.com.gh on his recent feat, Thaddeus Anim-Somuah said he was ‘‘really excited about playing a role in achieving Croda’s new Commitment to be Climate, Land and People positive by 2030.’’

A statement on Croda’s website also noted that the company’s ‘‘employees around the world would like to congratulate Thaddeus on this much deserved and incredible achievement.’’

Croda International Plc is a company that uses smart science to create, make, and sell specialty chemicals that improve lives.

In 2019, YEN.com.gh reported that the fifth annual FORBES AFRICA 30 Under 30 list was released in the Special Issue of FORBES AFRICA for July 2019.

The list featured 120 young African change-makers for the first time, increasing the numbers from 90 in 2018, with 30 finalists in each of the four categories; business, technology, creatives and sports.

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