HE. Amb. Kwesi Quartey

Deputy Chairperson, African Union Commission

Mr. Kwesi Quartey is a lawyer by training and a career diplomat by vocation.  He was elected Deputy Chairperson of the African Union Commission in January 2017. He has over 35 years of experience in the Ghana Foreign Service. He has served in various capacities in Ghana Missions in Cotonou, Cairo, Brussels, Havana, and London. He was Deputy Permanent Representative of Ghana to the United Nations in New York, and Deputy High Commissioner of Ghana to the Court of St. James, United Kingdom, before being appointed Ghana’s Ambassador to Ethiopia and Permanent Representative to the African Union in Addis Ababa.