Abena Poku-Awuah


Managing Director, Legacy Events
Abena is the Managing Director of Legacy Events, a sustainable events agency and consultancy that helps companies run events that are better for the environment. Legacy organises events whilst considering their environmental impact, carbon footprint, and their potential for positive social change. She also runs the Legacy Marketplace, an online marketplace to help anyone organise an event using environmentally friendly suppliers.

Abena is a Chartered Scientist and has been working in sustainability for 15 years. Her areas of expertise are energy and low carbon technologies, water use, materials, social impact and understanding sustainability metrics and data. Legacy represents the next generation of events and experiences, transforming the old ways and creating a market shift towards sustainable events. With her team, Abena is on a mission to revolutionise the way events are planned and run, demonstrating that sustainable events can be beautiful, engaging and inspiring.