Elizabeth Kufuor has developed a career in Human Rights and Administrative Justice over a 23 year period. She joined the Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ) in 1993 as one of the first group of officers.
Prior to becoming the Director of Administrative Justice, Elizabeth had served the Commission in various capacities including; Senior Investigator, Principal investigator and Deputy Director (Investigations).
Elizabeth wields wealth of experience in the area of Ombudsman, Human Rights and Anti-Corruption investigations. She often serves as facilitator for CHRAJ’s Capacity Building Programs for staff of the Commission. Elizabeth also serves as a facilitator for the Ghana Armed Forces Command and Staff College (GAFCSC) Course which is aimed at building the capacity of Security Agencies in Ghana and other twelve allied countries from the continent of Africa. She has also had the benefit of working with CHRAJ’s development partners such as the UNDP, DANIDA and USAID to plan and implement numerous projects.
Currently, Elizabeth is spear-heading a project of the Commission which is aimed at developing and implementing Client Service Charters to improve service delivery and accountability within the Public Service.
She is a product of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), where she graduated with a Bachelor of Arts (Hons) Degree in History and Law. She has also received diverse trainings in fields such as Conflict Resolution, Alternative Dispute Resolution, Critical Skills in the fight Against Corruption, Procurement Law, Public Sector Leadership, Effective Ombudsman Investigation, among others.
Elizabeth has good communication and organizational skills, report writing skills, ability to work in a multi-cultural environment and is a team player.