Mrs. Ursula Owusu-Ekuful (MP) is currently the Honourable Minister for Communications and she also serves as the Member of Parliament for Ablekuma South Constituency within the Greater Accra District in Ghana. Mrs. Owusu-Ekuful was a Managing Consultant with N. U. Consult Legal, Governance and Gender Consultants, then she served as the Chairperson for the Social Development Sector Committee – a committee responsible for the development of policy interventions for women, children, persons with disability, the aged and all social intervention policies and programs for the NPP manifesto 2016.
She is a member of the Ghana Bar Association, an Executive Member of the International Federation of Women Lawyers (FIDA) Ghana, and a member of the African Women Lawyers Association (AWLA), Ghana. She also Co-chaired the AU/EU Digital Economy Task Force.
Honourable Ursula Owusu-Ekuful holds the following academic qualifications:
- an LLB from Ghana’s Premiere University, University of Ghana, Legon, and was called to the Ghana Bar in 1990.
- a Masters degree in Conflict, Peace and Security from from the Kofi Annan International Peacekeeping Training Centre
- a certificate in Government Integrity from the International Law Institute, Washington DC,
- a Project Management and Planning Certificate from the Ghana Institute for Management and Public Administration (GIMPA).