About Us


IDEG's principal organ of governance is the Council of Trustees (IDEG-COT) who provide strategic leadership and an accountability structure for the Institute.  The Council includes:

  • Professor Akilagpa Sawyerr, Former Member of the Council of State and Former Secretary-General, Association of African Universities (AAU), Accra.
  • Mr. Ato Ampiah, Former CEO, Tema Oil Refinery and Former President of the Ghana Employers Association.
  • Ms. Phyllis Christian, CEO and Managing Consultant, Shawbell Consulting Limited.
  • Dr. Emmanuel Akwetey, Member-Secretary of IDEGCOT, Executive Director of IDEG.
  • Ex Officio - Professor Florence Dolphyne, Former Chairperson of the Ghana Education Service Council.