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Barfuor Adjei-Barwuah

Barfuor Adjei-Barwuah

Barfuor Adjei-Barwuah is a Ghanaian diplomat who served as Ghana's ambassador to the United States of America from 2017 to 2021.

1942

Early life
15 December 1942

Early life

Barfuor Adjei-Barwuah was on born on December 15, 1942

1965

Early life and Education
29 June 1965

Early life and Education

Barfuor completed secondary school at Prempeh College and later earned a B.A. in geography from the University of Ghana. He pursued a geography PhD at Indiana University Bloomington and a master's degree at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.

1972

Ghana Broadcasting Corporation
27 June 1972

Ghana Broadcasting Corporation

After completing his studies overseas, he came back to Ghana where he worked from 1972 to 1975 as a part-time television host for the Ghana Broadcasting Corporation while also serving as a lecturer and research fellow at the University of Ghana.

1983

Ghana Tourist Board 1983
28 June 1983

Ghana Tourist Board 1983

From 1975 to 1983, he served for eight years as the executive director of the Ghana Tourist Board before departing for the United Kingdom.

1989

 Senior lecturer
28 June 1989

Senior lecturer

He was hired as a community liaison officer in Kent, England, four years later, where he worked for one year. He obtained a counseling certificate from the London-based Center for Advancement in Counseling in 1989. From 1989 to 1991, Barfuor worked as a senior lecturer in the adult education department at Bexley College in London.

1991

02 July 1991

Hackney Community College

From 1991 to 1993, he oversaw faculty growth and access at Hackney Community College.

2001

03 July 2001

Learning and Skills Development Agency

He was employed by the Learning and Skills Development Agency, a publicly sponsored institution that promoted lifelong learning in England, as the chief adviser. He served as a consultant and trainer for numerous organizations in Ghana, England, and Wales.

2007

Ambassadorial appointment
04 July 2007

Ambassadorial appointment

In addition to being accredited to Australia, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea, and Singapore, he was named the ambassador of Ghana to Japan. He held this position for seven years before stepping down permanently just before Ghana's 2008 presidential election, which the NPP lost. He left temporarily in September 2007 to run for president as a candidate for the New Patriotic Party.

2023

Personal life
28 June 2023

Personal life

Barfuor Adjei-Barwuah is married to Dinah Barfuor-Barwuah. Together, they have four children.

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