Mrs. Akosua Boadiwaah Adu-Gyamfi

Mrs. Akosua Boadiwaah Adu-Gyamfi is a development professional with over 15 years of experience working with locally and internationally funded organizations in Ghana. As an impact driven manager, Akosua combines for-profit and nonprofit experiences in strengthening sustainable operations and delivering impact.

Akosua served as regional manager for Ahafo and Bono East (previously Brong Ahafo) with the Law Reform Commission in 2008-2010 on the “Ascertainment and Codification of Customary Law Project”. The project sought to fulfill the constitutional and statutory mandate of the National House of Chiefs to “undertake the progressive study, interpretation and codification of Customary Law with a view to evolving, in appropriate cases, a unified system of rules of Customary Law, and compiling the customary laws and lines of succession applicable to each stool or skin”.

As the Supervisor for the Leyaata Project in the Bono, Bono East and Savannah regions with the Northern Empowerment Association, Akosua led in the implementation of a Canadian Government and Moskoka Initiative funded maternal, child and newborn health project impacting over 9,000 mothers and their children and over 100,000 community members through education, stakeholder dialogue, skills strengthening for frontline health workers, infrastructure and equipment support between 2012-2015.

Prior to joining the Otumfuo Osei Tutu II Foundation, Akosua managed educational, job placement, and manufacturing organizations helping improve standard operating procedures, human centered programing and trade protocols enhancing access to the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) until 2023.

Mrs. Adu-Gyamfi graduated from Mfantsiman Girls Senior High School in 2001 and from Catholic University of Ghana with a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and Business Administration in 2007, and a Master of Arts in Governance and Sustainable Development from the University of Cape Coast in 2013.