Efua Ghartey | Ghana
Mrs. Efua Ghartey was called to the Bar in 1991. After a year as a Legal Aid Officer working for the under-privileged in the society, she joined Akufo-Addo, Prempeh & Co., as an Associate. In 1994, she co-founded Ghartey & Ghartey as Managing Partner and Head of the Corporate Section of the Firm.
Efua Ghartey is a member of the International Federation of Female Lawyers (FIDA) and has held executive positions in FIDA (Ghana) from 1992 to 1997. Since 1992, she has served as Chairperson/ Secretary/Member on a number of committees of the Ghana Bar Association and was a member of the National Executive of the Ghana Bar Association from 1998 to 2007. Efua Ghartey has served and still serves on a number of Boards of organizations involved in various activities some of which are centered on children, education, aviation, export financing, media and publishing.
Currently, she is the Chairperson of the Global Council of the United Bible Societies, Chairman of the Bible Society of Ghana, Vice-Chairperson of the Board of World Vision Ghana and President of the Greater Accra Bar Association.