Eastern Star Awards Winners 2018

Hon. Paul Asare Ansah (J. B. Danquah Award – Corporate Leadership Personality)

Born on the 17th September, 1960 at Aboasa in the Asuogmang district of the Eastern region. Paul Asare Ansah began his education at the Aboasa Presbyterian School and continued to the Winneba Secondary school where he completed in 1983; proceeding to the University of Ghana to obtain a BA. Hons. Humanities in 1988.

He first worked with the Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority (GPHA) as Senior Public Relations Officer,
from 1994 – 1998, and by dint of hard work he became the Public Affairs Manager from 1998 – 2001.
He was the World Bank Communications Consultant on The FCUBE and the Public Sector Management Reform Projects, 1999-2002.

He was moved to the Port of Takoradi as the Marketing and Customer Services Manager from 2001 – 2005,
where he played a key role in transforming the Port of Takoradi from a “Dead Port” requiring no warehouse to a
vibrant port that attracted $7 million worth of warehousing facilities in only four years. His professional experience also includes being a member of the ECOWAS Stakeholder Working Group on Transport Facilitation in 2011, West Africa Trade Hub Advocacy Group Leader on Transit Facilitation between

He was a Member of the GPHA Institutional Restructuring Committee, 2013 and also became the
Marketing & Public Relations Manager and Chairman of the Strategic Management Team, Port of Tema, 2013-
2015. Paul Ansah is fluent in English, French and Arabic. Locally he speaks Twi, Fante, Ga, Adamgbe, Akuapem
and conversational Ewe.

He is married with three children to Mrs. Frances Mullen Ansah, a Principal State Attorney.


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