Mr. Kwasi Gyimah-Asante - Commissioner, Domestic Tax Revenue Division (DTRD)
Mr. Kwasi Gyimah-Asante has had 25 years of experience as a tax administrator in Ghana, 20 years of which has been in management level. He started his career with field audit unit of the erstwhile Customs, Excise & Preventive Service in 1990 and in 1994 he was seconded to the erstwhile Valued Added Service (VATS), both now integrated into Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA).
He worked in various capacities as Deputy Commissioner in charge of Finance and Administration and later Deputy Commissioner, Operations in the erstwhile VAT Service. He occupied the position of a Deputy Commissioner Medium Taxpayer Office (MTO) of Domestic Tax Revenue Division (DTRD) until he was appointed Acting Commissioner, DTRD, GRA. He was a member of the Steering Committee which supervised the implementation of the tax reform and modernization program which brought about the integration of the institutions that made up the Ghana Revenue Authority.
Mr. Gyimah-Asante obtained his Masters degree in University of Ghana Business School, Legon. He is a Chartered Accountant and a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountant, Ghana since 1994. He has attended various courses and seminars in Management and Tax administration in Ghana, Germany, United State of America, England and other African countries.
He is an accomplished Senior Executive with outstanding credentials, a proven record of results and an in-depth experience in tax administration and public sector accounting transcending the operational, technical and policy aspects at the management level spanning a period of 20 years.