The Ghana Centre for Democratic Development (CDD) has announced the appointment of Clara Kasser-Tee to its Board of Directors, effective January 1, 2019.
Mrs. Kasser-Tee brings to the CDD Board a wealth of insight drawn from her diverse experiences as an academic, a consultant, a private legal practitioner, an engaged citizen, and a frequent guest on various national current affairs media programmes.
A lecturer at GIMPA Law School, where she chairs the GIMPA Faculty of Law Seminar Series, Mrs. Kasser-Tee is also Head of Chambers at Kasser Law Firm. Prior to branching off to start her own law firm, Mrs. Kasser-Tee was at different times an associate with Bentsi-Enchill, Letsa & Ankomah and Oxford and Beaumont Solicitors, and also a lecturer in Business Law at the University of Professional Studies.
She was called to the bar in 2009 and obtained a Masters of Laws degree in Alternative Dispute Resolution from the University of Ghana in 2015. Mrs. Kasser-Tee has several publications to her name, principally on legal issues. A tax law expert, she is credited with developing a concept to improve tax collection in Ghana, using existing facilities such as the courts.
Mrs. Kasser-Tee joins the CDD board as one of its (majority) non-executive directors. CDD’s board is chaired by Ghanaian private investor and avid art collector Mr. Seth Dei, with Professor Audrey Gadzekpo as its vice-chair. Other directors include Justice (rtd) Theresa Striggner-Scott; Mr. Kweku A. Awotwi; Mrs. Sadia Chinery-Hesse; Mr. Henry D. K. Baye; Dr. Baffour Agyeman-Duah; Professor Gyimah-Boadi; and Mr. William Yeboah.