Post retirement, he worked as a Resource person in training programme of the
Ghana Employers Association (GEA) and the Trade Union Congress Ghana (TUC)
on Labour related matters. He is currently one of the 7 Member panel of the
National Labour Commission who were inaugurated by His Excellency the
President on the 8 th July, 2022.
Rose Anang is currently the Deputy Chair of the National Labour Commission. She is also currently Consulting for C4BT (Centre for Business Transformation) in the area of Human Resource Management, Labour Market Development and Analysis, Industrial and Labour Relations, Private Sector Development and Public Private Sector Partnerships. She retired from the International Labour Organisation of the UN in December 2015 as a Senior Specialist for Employers Activities where she technically guided private sector employers’ and business membership organisations in analysing business environments to inform their policy advocacy on enabling environment for sustainable enterprises for both large and SMEs. She has also motivated employers organisations to develop Business Development Services for SME development and growth. She has been a Resource Person in Mutual Gains Negotiations Skills training for management and trade unions in changing the confrontational collective bargaining landscape in the SADC Region.
Rose worked with Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority from 1982 to 2000 where she rose to become the Director of Human Resources and Administration of the Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority (GPHA) a position she held for 8 years
From 2000 to 2008 Rose was the Chief Executive Officer of the Ghana Employers Association (GEA) were she provided direction and administered the interest of employers in Ghana especially on industrial relations, human resource management and development, employment and labour issues, private sector development and private public partnerships. She has been the lead negotiator on issues pertaining to collective bargaining agreements and for national daily minimum wage on behalf of employers.
Rose has a B. A. (Social Sciences) degree from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi and an MSc in Port and Shipping from the World Maritime University, Sweden. She also holds an MBA in Human Resource Management from the University of Ghana, Legon. Rose has a Certificate in International Asset Management and a Certificate in Evaluation Management.
His Lordship Justice Peter Kwabena Ababio (RTD) a retired Justice of the High Court is one of the government appointees representing government on the Commission.
His Lordship Justice Peter Kwabena Ababio (RTD) was born on 8th May 1952 and had his Senior High School education at the Accra High School from 1964-1969. He had his tertiary education at the University of Ghana, Legon where he read BA. Hons. (Law and Political Science Combined) in 1984. From there, he proceeded to the Ghana Law School Accra to complete a two-year professional law course and was called to the Ghana Bar on 3rd October 1986.
He had his national service at the Office of Revenue Commissioners now Economic and Organized Crime Office from 1986-1988.
After his National Service, he became a private legal practitioner at Cape Coast in the Central Region of Ghana where he later became the Head of Chambers at a law firm called Twidan Chambers. As a lawyer, he handled Labour related cases on employer-employee relations. He also attended workshops and training organized by the Ghana Bar Association as part of its continuous legal education for lawyers on Alternative Dispute Resolution and Arbitration Process.
On 7th July 2010, he was appointed as a High Court Judge at Sekondi in the Western Region and retired on 8th May 2017 upon attaining 65 years.
As a Judge, he used the Labour Act, 2003 (Act 651), the Alternative Dispute Resolution Act and the Arbitration Act to settle cases such as; wrongful dismissal, unfair termination of employment, redundancy, unfair labour practice and disputes related to collective bargaining agreements among other labour related cases.
Post retirement, he worked as a Resource person in training programme of the Ghana Employers Association (GEA) and the Trade Union Congress Ghana (TUC) on Labour related matters. He is currently one of the 7 Member panel of the National Labour Commission who were inaugurated by His Excellency the President on the 8th July, 2022.
He holds a Master of Arts Degree in Alternative Dispute Resolution from the Faculty of Law, of the University of Ghana and a Bachelor of Science (Human Resource Management) degree from the Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA).
He has over 20 years’ experience in Industrial Relations, Negotiations, Leadership Development and Organizational Conflict Management Practice. As Executive Secretary of the Industrial and Commercial Workers Union and subsequently the CEO of the Union of Industry, Commerce and Finance Workers he negotiated over 100 Collective and redundancy agreements and have been involved in resolving countless number of disputes between workers and managements for organisations.
His long years of practice as an industrial relations practitioner have greatly been enriched by his deep knowledge of the Labour Act 2003, Act 651. He therefore, has a very good balance between the theory and the practice of Industrial Relations which anyone intending to succeed as a practitioner must have.
Emmanuel Amofa is the Founder and Managing Partner of Amofa & Partners. His areas
of expertise and interest include Corporate Law, Investment Law and Negotiation, Civil
Litigation, Land Law, International Commercial Law, International Business
Transactions, Negotiation of Commercial Transactions, Arbitration and Mediation,
Petroleum and Energy Law, Legal Sector Reform, Privatisation and Banking Law.
He is also the Administrator of the Ghana Arbitration Centre, since its incorporation in
In 1996 and 1997, he was awarded Certificates by the Ghana Stock Exchange and the
International Legal & Investment Consultants Limited after successfully attending
seminars on Foreign Investment Negotiations and Negotiating, Contractual Arrangements
Relating to Foreign Investments respectively.
In 2003, he was awarded a certificate in International Commercial Arbitration by the
International Law Institute, Washington, DC and Georgetown University, Washington,
Has assisted in preparing cases for international commercial arbitration and provided
research support in international and local arbitration proceedings. He has acted as
arbitrator in commercial arbitrations and served as secretary to a number of arbitral
tribunals such as the International Court of Arbitration of the International Chamber of
He has also been appointed and acted as Co-arbitrator and Sole arbitrator in a number of
domestic arbitrations held under the Ghana Alternative Dispute Resolution Act, 2010
(Act 798) and under the Rules of the Ghana Arbitration Centre.
He is a member of the Ghana Bar Association and on a Panel member of Arbitrators on
International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes, Washington DC.
He is lecturer in Alternative Dispute Resolution at the Ghana School of Law and an
Adjunct Lecturer of the University of Ghana Law School, Legon. He is the country
contributor for Ghana on contemporary law on arbitration in Ghana published in
Arbitration in Africa: A Practitioner’s Guide, Kluwer Law International, 2013.
Authoured Chapter on Ghana Arbitration Centre in Onyema Emilia (gen ed.)
The Transformation of Arbitration in Africa: The Role of Arbitral Institutions.
Over 26 years experience as a lawyer and currently Managing Executive of SEDAV Law Consult (A legal entity of a team of seasoned lawyers with specialization in Employment Relations, Corporate management affairs and Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) practice).
Had also worked in Liberia and Nigeria in responsible positions.
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