The Chartered Governance Institute - West Africa Region

West Africa Region

Get to know the West Africa committee


Meet the team

The Chartered Governance Institute UK & Ireland maintains a presence in West Africa (Ghana) through its local branch committee. The local branch strives to enhance the presence of the Institute and, to support members and students throughout their careers and study programmes, as qualified or aspiring governance professionals. If you are interested in joining the committee, please contact us.

Meet your branch committee 

George Coleman FCG, Branch Chair

George Coleman FCG, Branch Chair

George Coleman is a Manager in the Company Secretarial Services unit of PricewaterhouseCoopers (Ghana) Limited with over 10 years working experience with the firm.

George is a Fellow of The Chartered Governance Institute UK & Ireland (FCG) and holds a MSc. in Financial and Legal Management from the University of West London.

He is a specialist in regulatory advice, corporate compliance review, statutory due diligence review, Technology Transfer Agreements (TTA) review, foreign exchange control matters, pathfinder & inward investor services, company secretarial services as well as immigration services including obtaining work and residence permits for clients' expatriates.


Ruthy Amakie Strauss-Ashiaby, Secretary

Ruthy Amakie Strauss-Ashiaby, Secretary

Ms. Ruthy Amakie Strauss-Ashiaby is a Legal Practitioner and a Graduate of The Chartered Governance Institute UK & Ireland (GradCG). Her practice areas are corporate law, commercial law and corporate governance.


Contact the West Africa branch

For membership and study enquiries please contact the student and membership team:

For branch support and event queries please contact the branch support team:

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