MR. MICHAEL OKYERE BAAFI
MR. MICHAEL OKYERE BAAFI
CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
Michael Okyere Baafi, the Executive Secretary of Ghana Free Zones Authority holds a B.Ed in Psychology and an MBA in Marketing and Corporate Strategy from two (2) renowned universities in Ghana. He is also at the final stages of completing an MSc degree in Risk Management and Consulting.
He has 15 years working experience in Strategic Marketing, Corporate Decision Making, and Customer Relationship Management at various levels. He has a massive transaction and engagement skills which come on the back of professional competence and results oriented attitude.
Michael is a passionate and aggressive marketer with in-depth knowledge in managing people, consumer marketing, small and medium enterprises marketing and retail marketing. As a dynamic and proactive professional, he rose from a marketing officer to an Area Manager within 5 years in a highly competitive insurance industry in Ghana. Michael is a selfless, compassionate, and exceptionally smart and demonstrates high leadership qualities. To equip himself with modern trends and make him a consummate professional, Michael undertook workshops and seminars in various disciplines in Marketing and Sales, Presentation Skills, Claims Handling and Communication Skills, Small Business Management Skills, Innovation and Leadership.
He is a member of the Chartered Institute of Marketing, (UK) and a part-time marketing lecturer with two (2) universities in Ghana.
Michael was a member of the Trade and Industry sub-committee of the 2017 Presidential Transition team in Ghana that successfully guided a seamless and smooth transfer of power from an outgoing government to an in-coming government.
He’s married and has one (1) son.
UNDERSTAND THE FREE ZONES AUTHORITY ACT
The GFZA was established on 31st August, 1995 by an Act of Parliament to enable the establishment of free zones in Ghana for the promotion of economic development; to provide for the regulation of activities in free zones and for related purposes.
UNIQUE ADVANTAGES YOU ONLY GET FROM THE FREE Zones Authority
Investors are invited to come to Ghana and allowed our easily and abundant labour force be a source of competitive advantage for you as you explore and develop larger markets for your goods and services.
NEWS & EVENTS
Ghana FREE Zones Authority GETS NEW OFFICE COMPLEX
The Minister of Trade and Industry, Dr. Ekow Spio Garbrah has on behalf of President John Mahama commissioned an office complex for the Ghana Free Zones Authority(GFZA) in Cantonments, Accra.
The Republic of Ghana is located in West Africa and bordered by Côte d'Ivoire (Ivory Coast) to the west, Burkina Faso to the north, Togo to the east and the Gulf of Guinea to the south. The word Ghana means "Warrior King" and derives from the Ghana Empire in pre-colonial times.
The Ghana Free Zones Authority (GFZA) was established on 31st August, 1995 by an Act of Parliament–1995 (Act 504), to enable the establishment of free zones for the promotion of economic development; to provide for the regulation of activities in free zones.
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The GFZA Head Office
5th Link Rd, East Cantonments
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Postal Address - P.O.Box M626
+233 302 780535 | 785037
+233 24 2174534
+233 302 780536 | 780537
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GFZA launches new Head Office
The GFZA has unveiled its new Head Office in Accra. See pictures from the event and more here and do not forget to visit anytime you are in the area.
GFZA launches new Website & Portal
The GFZA has just launched its new web portal with features such as online portal access for GFZA Enterprises, Live Chat, Online Business Registration forms for download, social media presence and a whole lot more.
Visit the site and let us know what you think or send in suggestions.