The UGMC Board

Prof. Olivia Anku-Tsede
Member/Company Secretary

Professor (Mrs.) Olivia Anku-Tsede is a Notary Public and a corporate and commercial law lawyer with over 25 years standing at the Ghana Bar. She has extensive experience in providing consultancy services in the areas of regulatory regimes, financial security, real estate, policy development, compliance, organizational development, change management, employee relations, legal and transaction risk management, public private partnerships, as well as enterprise development. She is an Associate Professor of Regulation & Organization in the Department of Organization & Human Resource Management at the University of Ghana Business School, as well as the Legal Counsel of the University of Ghana. 

Professor Anku-Tsede holds a PhD Degree in law from the Manchester University School of Law. She also holds a Qualifying Certificate (BL) from the Ghana School of Law and a Bachelor of Laws degree (LLB) from the University of Ghana. She is certified by the General Teaching Council of Scotland as a Qualified Teacher in Business Management for higher education and licensed by the National Pensions Regulatory Authority as an independent trustee for pension funds. In addition to being an academic, Professor Anku-Tsede has had extensive legal private and corporate practice. She worked with Akuffo-Addo, Prempeh and Co. and Awoonor Law Consultancy before starting her own practice. 

She has worked in various leadership and challenging technical capacities, including being a transaction advisor and consultant to a number of local and cross border transactions and projects involving multi-party contract negotiations. She has also led a number of research and legal experts in various projects and complex transactions, including conducting transaction and project legal due diligence and transaction risk assessment in many diverse areas, as well as listing on the Alternative Market of the Ghana Stock Exchange. She has also led multi-disciplined teams in a number of multi-national parties in both local and international negotiations and mediation.  

Professor Anku-Tsede has served on a number of corporate, not-for-profit and pension funds Board of Trustees and Governing Councils as a chairperson and a member. She is a member of the Governing Council of the Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration, Board of Directors of the University of Ghana Enterprises Limited, Coca Cola Pensions and Provident Fund Board of Trustees and the chairperson of the Garrison Methodist Presbyterian Church Welfare Fund and Scheme. She was a member of the Governing Board of the National Identification Authority, Board of Trustees of the Japan Motors & Associate Companies, and the Board of Directors of the Ghana German Economic Association. She has published extensively in a number of top international journals.