Dr. (Mrs.) Olivia Anku-Tsede

Board Member

Olivia, a Senior Partner of Lexfields & Partners is a Notary Public and an investment and corporate lawyer of more than 15 years standing. She has extensive experience in providing corporate, financial, investment, regulatory and transaction advisory services.

She worked as in-house counsel from 2005 to 2008 at Gold Stream International London, UK (a financial and money transfer company) where she was responsible for all financial and legal matters. Olivia established the Centre for Law, Research and Training (now CLIRT), in Stoke on Trent, UK, in 2008. Before leaving for the U.K. in 2005, she worked as a Solicitor, Compliance Manager, and a SEC-licensed Investment Advisers’ Representative for Gold Coast Securities Limited in Accra. Prior to that, she had worked as an Associate with Awoonor Law Consultancy, Accra from 1999 to 2002, and with Akufo Addo, Prempeh & Co, Accra. She worked as legal counsel and business law lecturer at the Accra Polytechnic, from 1996 to 2005. She is currently a part-time lecturer in company law at the Ghana School of Law, Accra.

Olivia holds a Bachelor of Laws degree from the University of Ghana, Legon and a Qualifying Certificate from the Ghana School of Law. She holds a Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) from the General Teaching Council of Scotland in Business Management for higher education. Olivia has also completed post-graduate studies leading to the award of a Ph.D. Degree from the Manchester University School of Law. She holds a provisional license from the National Pensions Regulatory Authority to operate as an approved trustee. Olivia is a member of the Ghana Bar Association, the General Teaching Council of Scotland, International Bar Association (IBA) and the Socio-Legal Studies Association, UK (SLSA).