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CWEIC Appoints Gabby Asare Otchere-Darko as New Chair of Its Ghana Hub


CWEIC Appoints Gabby Asare Otchere-Darko as New Chair of Its Ghana Hub

CWEIC is delighted to announce the appointment of Gabby Asare Otchere-Darko as the new Chair of CWEIC’s Ghana Hub.

Gabby Asare Otchere-Darko is one of the leading transactional lawyers in the country and is Senior Partner of Africa Legal Associates, a Ghanaian law firm with a Pan-African vision. A solicitor and barrister trained in UK and Ghana, Mr Otchere-Darko is also the former CEO of a UK-based consulting company, which specialized in facilitating business for companies and organizations with interest in Africa.

Gabby Asare Otchere-Darko, Chair, CWEIC Ghana Hub said:

I thank Lord Marland and the entire CWEIC leadership for the confidence shown in me for assigning me this dignified and strategic role as Chair of the CWEIC Ghana Hub. I am excited about the timing of this assignment as I see a revival of the old Commonwealth bond but of a more confident and assured partnership of 54 member countries this time and, particularly, at a time that Africa is finally realising the old vision of economic integration through the African Continental Free Trade Area and its 54 member countries. I appreciate the centrality of Ghana in this emerging economic order and will do my very best to promote the objectives of CWEIC, which, in my view, are mutually complimentary to the objectives of AfCTFA, as well.

Lord Marland, Chairman, CWEIC said:

As Chairman of CWEIC, I am delighted to welcome our new Ghana Chair.  It is a great honour to have someone of the calibre of Mr Otchere-Darko join our organisation.  Ghana is a dynamic force in the Commonwealth of nations and I am confident that we can now build on the success of Ghana to capitalise on future opportunities under Gabby’s leadership.”

Samantha Cohen CVO, Chief Executive, CWEIC said:

CWEIC is fortunate to have Mr Gabby Asare Otchere-Darko as our new Chair of the Ghana hub.  Mr Otchere-Darko brings to CWEIC his professional brilliance as the Senior Partner and Co-Founder of Africa Legal Associates and one of the country’s leading lawyers.  In addition, he brings many years of business experience and his expertise in the area of political risk analysis.  This is a crucial time for Ghana and the Commonwealth as the world recovers from the covid crisis.  Ghana’s place as a vibrant hub abundant with global trade and investment opportunities and home to the AFCFTA Secretariat, will be further enhanced by Mr Otchere-Darko’s commitment to this role.