Kwame Owusu Sekyere (ESQ.) - Member

Kwame Owusu Sekyere (Esq.) is a lawyer with experience spanning over 17 years who has applied the ethics of his profession and knowledge acquired strategically in solving problems. He has acted as a defense attorney for clients in criminal cases and handled property, commercial and civil cases in the area of contract and tort. He has also acted as a legal advisor for individuals, institutions, and corporate bodies, drafting regulations, rules, bye-laws, and constitutions for individuals, institutions, and corporate clients. He is also a Notary Public.

He is currently the President, Ghana Bar Association, Ashanti Branch, a position he has held since 2019 and has also been a council member of the Ghana Bar Association since 2017. Prior to this Kwame was the Secretary of the Ghana Bar Association, Ashanti Branch from 2017 to 2019. He is the Vice President of the Association of Rural Banks, Ashanti Chapter and a Board Member of Sekyere Rural Bank Limited from 2012 to date.

He joined the Board of Directors of ARB Apex Bank Plc in 2021 after becoming the Acting President of the National Association of Rural Banks, Ghana.

His other previous roles include Chairman, St. Mary’s Parish Education Fund from 2015 to 2017; Member, Metropolitan Archdiocese Finance Council of the Catholic Church, Kumasi since 2016; Member, Entity Tender Committee St Louis College of Education from 2019; and Moderator, Tetrem Resettlement Negotiation Committee in 2019.

Mr. Sekyere began his career as a teacher at Atwimaman Secondary School in 1998, where he taught Geography and Economics. He later worked with the Cocoa Merchant Ghana Limited as a District Manager in charge of purchases of cocoa in the Sefwi-Wiowso District in the Western Region from 1999 to 2000.  

He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Social Sciences from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, and a Bachelor of Law (LLB) from the University of Ghana Legon 2002. He was called to the Ghana Bar in the year 2004 and in February 2022 appointed as a Notary Public.