Dr Papa Kwesi Nduom Profile:

Other Names
Dr Papa Kwesi
Date of Birth

Detailed Biography

Nduom Election Dr Papa Kwesi Nduom, was born on February 15, 1953 at Elmina in the Central Region.

Between 1966 and 1973, he enrolled at the St. Augustine's Secondary School at Cape Coast where he obtained both the General Certificate of Education (GCE) Ordinary and Advanced Levels.

By dint of hard work and academic brilliance, he won a scholarship to embark upon further studies at the University of Wisconsin in the United States of America where in 1975 he graduated with a high grade Bachelor of Arts (Economics) degree.

He followed this up in 1977 with an M. Sc (Management) degree and capped it with Ph.D. (Service Delivery Systems) in 1982 from the same University.

Dr. Nduom, also obtained an array of degrees and certificates, including those of certified Management Consultant (CMC), USA, Certificate Insurance, Life Office Management, Marquette University, Wisconsin and Associate Degree, Milwaukee Area Technical College, Wisconsin, USA.

Between 1979 and 1981 he served as the Budget and Management Analyst, Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District. This was after he had earlier worked at North Western Mutual Life Insurance Company between 1975-1978 and at the Blue Cross Shield of Wisconsin from 1978-1979.

Dr. Nduom was also chairman, Deloitte and Touche Tohmatsu, Africa Region; Chairman, Gold Coast Securities; Chairman, Coconut Grove Hotels; Chairman, TSS Limited; Member, Ghana Stock Exchange Council.

He has also been on the Boards of Fan Milk Ghana Limited, Edinaman Secondary School and the Ghana Heritage and Conservation Trust. Aside of being the current chairman of Deloitte and Touche Tohmatsu, Africa Region, he has also been managing partner, Deloitte and Touche, West Africa, consulting. He also served as acting Director, management solutions, Africa Region.

Since 1986 he has been a partner of Deloitte and Touche, USA, consulting with clients in Wisconsin, Nestle, Ashanti Goldfields Company (AGC) in Ghana, Fan Milk Nigeria, Zimbabwe Social Security Authority and many other enterprises across the world.

Dr Nduom is also a political animal with a deep seated commitment to the pursuit of the well- being of the people.

In 1997, as part of his bid to serve his people, he stood for elections at the Akotobinsin Electoral Area and won massively as Assembly Member for the Komenda-Edina-Eguafo-Abirem (KEEA) Electoral Area, a position he has occupied since.

In the December 2000 elections, he was again fielded as the candidate of the Convention People's Party (CPP) for KEEA Constituency but lost to Dr. Ato Ouarshie of the NDC.

He was also the chairman of the Organising Committee of the CPP.

In 2004 Dr. Nduom again was fielded as the candidate of the Convention People's Party (CPP) for KEEA constituency and won to represent them in the legislative house.

In 2008 Dr. Papa Kwesi Nduom steped down as member of parliament and contested for the flagbearership of the CPP and won convincingly to become the parties flagbearer in the 2008 elections. Even though the CPP ticket did not de well as expected, it is believed that Dr. Nduom has contributed greatly to the about 1% of votes the party obtained.

Dr Papa Kwesi Nduom in 2012 broke away from the CPP to form the PPP follwoing disagreements with some members of the national executives on the direction of the party. He was declared the PPP's flagbearer for the 2012 general elections.

Dr Nduom is a practising Catholic with beliefs strongly rooted in family values, social responsibility, the right to life, prosperity, freedom of speech and association and equal protection under the law.

His hobbies are writing, reading, golf and tennis.

He is married with four children. Official Website