Prof. Victor Kwame Agyeman, ESQ FGA FGIF BSc MPhil PhD LLB QC(BL)
Prof. Victor Kwame Agyeman, Esq. was appointed as the Chairman of the Public Services Commission by H. E. the President of the Republic on 16th March, 2023 and sworn into office on 17th May, 2023. He took over from Dr. (Mrs.) Janet Ampadu-Fofie Esq., who successfully retired on 16th March, 2023.
Prof. Agyeman comes to the job with a track record of transformation and change management of research organisations within the Ghana Public Service. He has a demonstrable ability to initiate and see-through institutional reform programmes, including the development of innovative performance appraisal systems. He has expertise in networking and strategizing with staff to achieve a cohesive and vibrant organisation. He also has the ability to strongly advocate his institution’s goals among governments and decision makers.
Prof. Agyeman is a policy analyst, resource management expert, research scientist, ecologist and a lawyer. In addition, Prof. Agyeman has expertise in strategic planning, public administration and management, research administration and management, and strategic transformational change implementation.
Michael N. Y. Aduahene-Darko, ESQ.
Michael has a multi-discipline background. He has work experience in Marketing, Law, Banking, Academia and Human Resources Management. Michael’s portfolio of roles cut across the public and private sectors. He served as, a professional marketer for over 23 years, a lawyer for 11 years post call to the bar and over 15 years’ continuous experience in the Banking sector playing various senior and executive roles.
He holds a BA Degree in Social Sciences from Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), MSc in International Marketing from London Southbank University, LLB from KNUST, BL from the Ghana School of Law and a Post Graduate Diploma in Marketing from the Chartered Institute of Marketing, UK. He’s a professional member of the Chartered Institute of Marketing Ghana and UK, the Ghana Bar Association, and the Chartered Institute of Human Resource Management Practitioners, Ghana.
Prior to his appointment to the Commission, Michael provided legal and marketing consultancy services for local and international organisations. His areas of specialisation and interest are business development, sales & marketing, business innovation & strategy, corporate governance and compliance. He served and continues to serve on selected Boards.
MICHAEL was appointed as a full-time member of the Public Services Commission in November, 2018.
Dr. Agyemang Frimpong
Dr. Agyemang Frimpong is a scholar and practitioner of Public Administration with over 20 years of experience. His industry experience started in Ghana with the Office of Administrator of Stool Lands (OASL) after graduation from KNUST with a degree in Land Economy.
He obtained his PhD degree in Public Administration & Urban Policy at The University of Akron-Ohio, USA where he also lectured as a member of the Faculty of Public Administration and Urban Studies. He also holds a MA Degree in Urban Planning & GIS from the University of Akron-Ohio, USA as well as an MSc in Environmental Engineering & Sustainable Infrastructure from the Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm-Sweden.
As an academic, Dr. Frimpong primarily taught core courses of Public Administration at both undergraduate and doctoral levels. Dr. Frimpong is a Monitoring & Evaluation specialist. In between his experience in the academia, Dr. Frimpong engaged in the design and implementation of various consultancy projects for Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies of Ghana in the areas of Training, Performance Management, Technical Writing as well as Monitoring & Evaluation. Prior to his appointment as a full-time member of the Public Services Commission in February 2018, Dr. Agyemang was a Lecturer with the School of Public Service and Governance at Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA) since 2014.
Dr. Prince Edward Darah
Dr. Prince Edward Darah is a scholar and a financial analyst by profession. He holds BSc in Geology, MBA and PhD in Finance and Corporate Finance respectively.
Dr. Darah managed a number of projects funded by ICASO, DIFD and USAID, among others. He worked extensively on Governance, Risk and Compliance and Health Care related projects including the development of a five-year National Advocacy Plan on Universal Access to HIV Treatment funded by ICASO. He is an Examiner with the Chartered Institute of Bankers, Ghana.
Dr. Darah is an ardent public servant with extensive hands-on experience in the areas of Organisational Development, Risk Management, Project Management, Financial Management, Strategy and Administration.
Pauline Adobea Dadzawa
Pauline Adobea Dadzawa served as a Director of Ghana Cocoa Board and a Commission Member of the Electoral Commission of Ghana for over 14 years and is currently a facilitator of Elections programmes at the Kofi Annan International Peace Keeping Centre.
She holds a BA Honours degree in French and Spanish and a Master’s degree in Public Sector Management from Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA). She has held various senior level positions at the National Theatre of Ghana and SOS International as well as the Hospitality and Tourism industry in Freetown, Sierra Leone. She is currently a part time Commissioner at the Public Services Commission of Ghana.