Ghana Oil Company
Mad. Nana Ama Kusi-Appouh has served as Solicitor Secretary of Ghana Oil Company Limited since March 1, 2017. is a lawyer of thirteen (13) years standing in the Republic of Ghana. She attended Wesley Girls High School and Aburi Girls Secondary School. She went ahead to complete her tertiary education at University of Derby, Derbyshire, West Midlands, UK where she studied law degree and graduated with Second Class Upper (LLB,Hons). She did the Legal Practice Course at The College of Law, Guildford, Surrey and became a Solicitor in the England and Wales in the year 2000. She attended Ghana Law School from 2002-2004 and was called to the Ghana Bar in October 2004. With regards to her work experience, she has had rich experience both as a legal practitioner and an in house counsel. She did her pupilage at Messrs Minkah Premo & Co (October 2004- 2005) where she was assigned to the litigation department handling contentious cases. She further worked for First Atlantic Bank Limited ( 2006 – 2012) and Fidelity Bank Ghana Limited (2012-2016) where she advised on very complex transactions, gave general legal advice, drafted and reviewed agreements/syndicated loan agreements and acted as Secretary to the Board and various other committees. She had also acted as the Legal Business Partner for Wholesale Banking advising on indicative term sheets and negotiating contract terms to ensure that the bank’s interest was well protected. She joined Ghana Oil Company Limited in March 2016 as the Legal Affairs Manager and became Acting Solicitor Secretary in September 2016 and appointed as substantive Solicitor Secretary in January 2017. As Solicitor Secretary she is also a member of the Tender Committee and Negotiating Committee. Generally her skills include strong communication, negotiation skills, exceptional analytical skills and meticulous attention to detail. She is ambitious, thrives on challenges and relentlessly chases her goals.
Focus on petroleum and natural gas