NANA YAMFOAH AMUA-SEKYI (MRS.)
DIRECTOR, PUBLIC EDUCATION

A product of Achimota Secondary School, University of Ghana, Ghana Law School and University of Cape Coast, where she undertook a Masters Degree in Development, Law and Governance, the Director of Public Education joined the Commission in October 1997.

 

Prior to this position, Nana Yamfoah Amua-Sekyi was the Regional Director for Western Region for 12 years and additionally, oversaw Central Region, as Ag. Director for 5years. She has worked her way from the lower echelons of the Legal ladder as Assistant Legal Officer to Chief Legal Officer in 2017.

 

Her work over this 21year period straddles community, national and international levels. It is a colourful and varied work experience ranging from upgrading and in-service training program for staff, planning and budgeting workshops, seminars for stakeholders such as the Police, Religious leaders etc., collaborating with the Harvard Law School, the US Embassy to rendering legal services to clients, participating in formal hearing and writing decisions afterwards to conducting rural community outreach programs.

 

Nana Yamfoah has been a speaker at many fora, speaking on the Mandate of the Commission, Domestic Violence Act, to the 1992 Constitution, and its Relevance to the Ghana Airforce etc.

 

her 21year period with the Commission, she has been trained in various courses such as Women Executive and Advocacy Skill Development, US Foreign Policy and Human Rights, Gender Equality Mainstreaming, the Role of the Ombudsman in Improving Public Services, Conflict Resolution and International Human Rights among others.

 

Currently, her vision is to make the Commission more visible and relevant to the Ghanaian society, whilst adapting to the modern trends.

 

Nana Yamfoah is affable, an organizer, reliable and punctual, a trait she holds dear.