The National Pensions Regulatory Authority (NPRA) wishes to inform employers, workers and the general public that the President of the Republic of Ghana has appointed Mr. Kofi Anokye Owusu-Darko as Acting Chief Executive Officer of NPRA, effective June 22, 2015. Mr. Owusu-Darko replaces Mr. Laud A.K. Senanu, the outgoing Acting Chief Executive Officer, who joined the Authority in November, 2013.
Mr. Kofi Anokye Owusu-Darko is a Chartered Banker, a Chartered Professional Administrator, a licensed Management Consultant and a Registered Organization Development (OD) Practitioner with the International Society for Organization Development (US).
Mr. Owusu-Darko is also a Certified International Professional Manager (IPMA-UK); he has a Post Graduate Diploma in Financial Management (ACCA-UK), an Executive MBA in Information Technology Management from Paris Graduate School of Management, France, and a Master of Laws (LLM) in Information Technology & Telecommunication from the Glasgow School of Law (University of Strathclyde).
As a qualified OD practitioner and a trained facilitator, he has conducted organization assessments leading to diagnosis of culture, team effectiveness and organisational effectiveness as well as dynamic team-building and strategic planning interventions.
Mr. Owusu-Darko has also facilitated workshops in advanced negotiations and conflict management. He is an examiner in Organization Development & Change with the Chartered Institute of Administrators and Management Consultants (CIAMC).
As a Chartered Banker, Mr. Owusu-Darko started his banking career in 1986 with Barclays Bank Ghana Limited and also worked with Metropolitan & Allied Bank (now UT Bank), Merchant Bank (now UMB Bank) and The Royal Bank. In his banking career spanning over 25 years, he held various leadership and management positions namely Branch Manager, Head of Audit & Internal Control, Head of Branch Operations, Manager of Banking Operations, Head of Consumer Banking Operations and Head of Risk Management & Compliance. He was a pioneer and very instrumental in setting up The Royal Bank. As Senior Vice President, Banking Operations and Consumer Banking, he established the control systems, policies and structures in setting up 11 branches inthe first year of the Bank’s operations. Kofi Anokye Owusu-Darko also has Board experience in the Financial Sector.
Mr. Owusu-Darko loves research and writing and has published articles in both the Ghanaian Times and Business & Financial Times newspapers on legal issues on the deployment of information technology in Ghana.
Kofi Anokye Owusu-Darko joins NPRA with rich, transferable professional skills and invaluable expertise.
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