CDD-Ghana elects Clara Beeri Kasser-Tee as new Board Vice Chair
The Board of Directors of the Ghana Center for Democratic Development (CDD-Ghana) haselected Mrs. Clara Kowlaga Beeri Kasser-Tee as the new Vice-Chair of the Board to help steer the affairs of the organization.
This came about during the 72nd Board meeting held on the 14th of December, 2022 and she has been a member of the Board since 2019.
In a press statement issued and signed by the Ag. Communication Lead of CDD-Ghana, Nana Ama Nartey, outlined her educational background, experiences, influences among others since joining the team as a Board member of the reputable organisation.
Below is the full details of the statement
December 20, 2022
CDD-Ghana Board Elects Clara Beeri Kasser-Tee as New Vice-Chairperson
The Board of Directors of the Ghana Center for Democratic Development (CDD-Ghana) haselected Mrs. Clara Kowlaga Beeri Kasser-Tee as the new Vice-Chair of the Board.
This took place at the Board’s 72nd meeting on December 14, 2022.
Mrs. Kasser-Tee has been serving on the Board since January 2019.CDD-Ghana has benefited from the valuable insights acquired from her diverse experiences as aprivate legal practitioner, an academic, a consultant, an advocate, and a regular panelist onvarious national current affairs programs on radio and television. Since joining the Board, Mrs.Kasser-Tee has been an active member of the Board and Governance, Human Resource and Compensation sub-committee.
Additionally, she has been involved in several of the Center’sprograms and day-to-day public events as a resource person or moderator.
Mrs. Clara Beeri Kasser-Tee is the Founder and Head of Chambers of Kasser Law Firm, and aLecturer at the University of Ghana Law School.
As a private legal practitioner, she has advised,researched, and written legal briefs on corporate and commercial law, taxation, corporatefinance, corporate restructuring, mergers and acquisitions, etc. in Ghana for several multinationalcompanies and international law firms.
Mrs. Kasser-Tee has contributed immensely to legal education, and the development of publicinstitutions through several engagements with the media and the Ghana Revenue Authority onrelevant national issues.
Among other things, she developed a concept to improve tax collectionin Ghana, using existing facilities such as the courts. This has been approved by the Ghana Judicial Service and the Ghana Revenue Authority.
She has earned the respect and trust of the publicincluding members of the judiciary, the Ghana Bar, and other public and private institutions.She attended the Bolgatanga Girls Secondary School for her secondary education.
She holds aBA (Philosophy and English), an LLB and LLM from the University of Ghana. She also holds a BL fromthe Ghana School of Law, where she graduated top of her class, and was a recipient of theprestigious John Mensah Sarbah Prize given to the best overall (all round) graduating lawyer.
She is a member of the Ghana Bar Association.Mrs. Kasser-Tee has published articles on oil and gas law, environmental law and regulation inGhana, and taxation. She is currently an editor for the Legon Journal of International Affairs and Diplomacy.
CDD-Ghana’s Governing Board is composed of Chairperson, Prof. Audrey Gadzekpo, an academicand media practitioner; Secretary Mr. James Sraha, a practicing accountant and tax consultant; Prof.E. Gyimah-Boadi, Chairman of the Board of Afrobarometer Network, Co-founder and Former ExecutiveDirector of the Center; Dr. Baffour Agyeman-Duah, Co-Founder of the Center and currently ChiefExecutive Officer at the John A. Kufuor (JAK) Foundation; Mrs. Sadia Chinery-Hesse, an experiencedlawyer and governance practitioner; Mr. Kweku A. Awotwi, an experienced international businessexecutive; Mr. Felix Biga, Chief Operating Officer with the Afrobarometer Network; Prof. H. KwasiPrempeh, Executive Director of the Center; Dr. Edem Selormey, Director of Research at the Center andDr. Kojo P. Asante, Director of Advocacy and Policy Engagement at the Center.
Source: Eric Nii Sackey