Governance Structure
Our Governing Council

Mr. Justice Awuku-Sao

A chartered accountant and management and governance consultant; a fellow of the Institute of Directors – Ghana (Institute). Currently, I serve as the Chief Executive Officer of the Institute having been appointed in 2004. As Chief Executive Officer, my responsibilities include:
  • Day to day management of the Institute
  • Raising funds to finance the operations of the Institute
  • Recommending strategic plans to Council for approval
  • Implementing approved plans and policies for implementation
  • Serving as the mouthpiece of the Institute
As a member of the defunct Commonwealth Association for Corporate Governance, I had the privilege of participating and delivering lectures on corporate governance in many Commonwealth countries, including South Africa, Malaysia, Sri Lanka, Kenya, etc.
My trusted wisdom is sought on corporate governance issues both at home and abroad. I authored the Best Practice Guide, a hand book published by the Institute.  I have designed many programmes on capacity development for the Institute.  I have written Board Manuals/ Charters for several organisations within the public and private sectors. A product of the University of Ghana Business School, I graduated with a degree in Accounting.  I have a postgraduate diploma in Marketing and a postgraduate certificate in Public Procurement. Prior to joining the Institute, I worked with the Ghana Supply Company Ltd., a central procurement organisation for the Government from 1988 – 2003 and served as Managing Director between 1999 and 2003. I was attached to the Federal Supply and Services in Canada for practical training, undertook working visits to the Crown Agents in the U.K. My key competencies are in the areas of Corporate Governance, Finance and Accounting, Public Procurement, Strategic Planning and Capacity Development. I am the representative of the Institute at the Africa Corporate Governance Network (ACGN).
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