NCCE Chairperson, Kathleen Addy is a Communications and Development professional with over 15 years experience working in the development sector. Her professional reach covers a wide range of specialisations including Strategic Communications; Corporate Communications; Communications for Research and Policy and Corporate Social Responsibility. She honed her skills over the years working in different organisations including the Center for Policy Analysis (CEPA) as well as the Center for Democratic Development (CDD), where she was the Afrobarometer Communications Manager with oversight of seven African countries in East and West Africa. As a renowned activist, Ms. Addy has championed many causes that promote democracy, good governance, and human rights particularly passionate about women's rights. She has a degree in Psychology and a Master,s degree in Communication Studies from the University of Ghana, Legon.
Samuel A. AkuamoahDeputy Chairman, Operations
Samuel A. Akuamoah
Deputy Chairman, Operations
Mr. Samuel Asare Akuamoah holds a Master’s Degree in African Studies from the University of Ghana, Legon and a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Political Science from the same University. He holds a Diploma in Journalism from the Ghana Institute of Journalism (GIJ) and a Certificate in Project Management and Strategic Leadership from Ghana Training Consulting (GTC), Putney Bridge (London, United Kingdom). Prior to joining the NCCE in 1994, Mr Akuamoah worked as a Freelance Journalist with a number of media houses including the Ghana News Agency (GNA). He was one of the pioneer staff of the NCCE at the Accra Metropolitan Office of the Commission. He was later transferred to the National Headquarters where he rose through the ranks to become the Director of Programmes. He is currently the Deputy Chairman in charge of Operations.
Kojo Tito VoegborloCommission Secretary
Kojo Tito Voegborlo
Mr. Voegborlo holds a BA Degree in Law and Political Science and a Post Graduate Diploma in Communication Studies from the University of Ghana. He was called to the Ghanaian Bar in October 1989. In 1991 he served as a Research Assistant to the Committee of Experts that drafted the 1992 (Fourth) Republican Constitution. He joined the NCCE in July 1993 as Deputy Director for Research and in May 2006 became the Commission Secretary.
Dr. Henrietta Asante-SarpongDirector of Research
Dr. Henrietta Asante-Sarpong
Director of Research
Dr. Henrietta Asante-Sarpong is a Research Scientist and a Programme Management professional with more than a decade’s experience in Research Design and execution as well as Programme Design and Implementation. She has independently and in partnership with both local and international research institutions carried out large and small-scale research with some of her work published in international journals. Her research has primarily focused on the impact of social protection initiatives, accountable governance, and health systems. She has also managed a number of donor-funded programs, particularly on health and governance. Henrietta holds a Doctorate Degree in Development Studies from the University of Ghana and two Master’s Degree in Development Studies and Population Studies from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) and the University of Ghana respectively. Prior to her appointment as the Director for Research, Gender, and Equality at the NCCE, she was the Research Manager at the Alliance for Reproductive Health Rights, women, children, and adolescents health advocacy group.
Joyce Benedicta AfutuDirector of Communications & Corporate Affairs
Joyce Benedicta Afutu
Director of Communications & Corporate Affairs
Mrs. Afutu graduated from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, in 1993 with a BA Degree in Book Industry. She obtained a Master’s Degree MBA, Human Resource option from the Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA) in 2013. She joined the Commission in 1994. Prior to her appointment as Director of Communications and Corporate Affairs in 2013, she served in many capacities as Assistant Research Officer, Civic Education Officer in Sunyani and District Director for Tano South of Brong Ahafo Region as well as the office Accra Metropolitan from 2005 to 2008. She became the Director of the Greater Accra Region in 2008.
Dora HammondDirector of Administration
Director of Administration
Mrs. Hammond holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Management and Sociology from the University of Ghana in 1994. In 2008 she obtained Masters Degree in Development Management from the Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration. She joined the Commission in February 1998 as an Assistant Research Officer and rose through the ranks to become the Deputy Director of Programmes in 2012. Mrs. Hammond served in the Asuogyaman, Ga West and Ashaiman NCCE District offices. She was appointed as Director of Administration.
Lucille Hewlett AnnanDirector, Commission Secretary's Office / RTI
Lucille Hewlett Annan
Director, Commission Secretary's Office / RTI
Lucille Hewlett Annan (Mrs.) is a Director, Commission Secretary's Office / RTI of the National Commission for Civic Education with over 20 years of experience in Civic Education, especially on democracy and electoral issues under the 4th Republic.
She is also a Barrister and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Ghana. She was previously educated at the University of Ghana with a Master of Philosophy (Political Science) - African Studies and other degrees.
Lucille is a Lawyer and a Civic Educator. She also has the required qualifications and experience in Strategic Management, Public Administration and Education.
Lucille is very passionate about family issues and an advocate for human rights, especially on child protection issues. She has also received training on family welfare and child protection issues .
She is married with children and loves hanging out with friends and family and enjoys travelling.
Imurana Mohammed (Ph.D.)Acting Director, Programmes
Imurana Mohammed (Ph.D.)
Acting Director, Programmes
Dr. Imurana Mohammed joined the NCCE in the year 2005. He had a short stint at the Eastern Regional Office and was subsequently deployed to Fanteakwa District. He was transferred to the New Juaben Municipal Office in 2007. He joined the Programmes Department in 2009, and has been instrumental in youth activities, writing proposals, and coordinating national-level projects.
Imurana was a part-time lecturer at the Institute of Continuing and Distance Education, University of Ghana, Legon. He holds a Doctor of Philosophy and Master of Arts Degrees in Social Policy Studies, a Bachelor Degree with Honours in the English Language and Theatre Arts from the University of Ghana, Legon; a Certificate with Distinction in Community Development Studies, Trent University, Canada. In 2017, he won the Pan-African Doctoral Academy (PADA) grant for Ph.D. thesis completion.
Imurana is an Associate Consultant of 4As Premier Consult Limited, based in the University of Ghana, Legon. He has presented papers at international conferences and has authored articles on policy analysis and social protection in peer-reviewed journals and book chapters. His hobbies include swimming, volleyball, and writing short poems.
Monica MamattahDirector of Finance
Director of Finance