Charlotte Osei a lawyer in Ghana has been appointed as the nation’s first female electoral commissioner. Osei replaces Dr. Ofori Gyan who held the post for two decades and has now retired. Prior to her appointed by President Mahama, Mrs Osei was the Chairperson of Ghana’s National Commission for Civic Education.
Before that she founded the law firm Prime Attorneys and served as a senior legal officer for the GCB Bank Ltd and she was the company secretary/legal advisor for Unibank Ghana Limited.
Mrs Osei, whose interests include gardening, interior décor and African Art, holds a Master of Business Leadership (MBL), University of South Africa, Pretoria (2006), Master of Laws, (LLM), Queen’s University, Kingston, Canada (1996), Qualifying Certificate in Law, practising certificate to work as a Barrister & Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Ghana, Ghana School of Law, Accra, Ghana (1994) and LLB (Hons) University of Ghana, Legon, Ghana (1992).
She is an old student of the Ghana National College in Cape Coast.
She has significant experience in many facets of law, with particular specialisation in corporate/business law, banking, investment and employment law.
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