KWESI ARMO-HIMBSON

Chief Director

He entered Mfantsipim School in 1976 where he obtained his Ordinary and Advanced level certificates.

He graduated from the University of Ghana in 1985 and undertook his national service at Wesley Girls High School in Cape Coast and continued teaching until he joined the Civil Service in 1989.

His first posting was to the Office of the Provisional National Defence Council (PNDC) at the Castle where he worked at the Secretariat of the Secretary to the Committee of Secretaries and the Head of Civil Service under Mr. E.A. Sai.  He also worked at the Human Resource Management and, Finance and Administration Directorates until he was posted to the Ministry of Trade and Industry in 2001. He was promoted to the grade of a Director in 2005 when he was at the Ministry of Trade and Industry.

He was posted to the Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection as the Acting Chief Director in August, 2013 and confirmed as the substantive Chief Director in April, 2014.

In 2004, he was called to the Bar, with a professional certificate from the Ghana School of Law. In the course of his career, he had training at the Ghana Institute of Public Administration GIMPA (post graduate Diploma) University of Ghana (MA Public Administration) the Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University; China National School of Administration, Beijing; Royal Institute of Public Administration, London, and Civil Service College, Singapore.  His most recent training was in Social Protection at Chang-Mai, Thailand and Washington, DC. USA.

He is married to Anna Armo-Himbson with two daughters and a son.