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MR. DAVID ASANTE-APEATU

THE INSPECTOR GENERAL OF POLICE (IGP) GHANA

MR. DAVID ASANTE-APEATU

THE INSPECTOR GENERAL OF POLICE (IGP) GHANA

Biography

David will speak about The Transformation Programme Office Agenda and how this can be replicated in the public sector in Ghana to create high performing public sector organisations

The IGP is implementing a robust transformation programme of the Ghana Police Service. Over the next four years the IGP’s goal is to make the Ghana Police Service one of the top 10 best Police Organisations in the World.

Under the current Inspector General, Ghana Police will be the first Police Organisation in the World to be fully on an Agile transformation journey. Most Police organisations in the World such as Metropolitan Police, FIBI, CIA, Interpol are partially implementing Agile however under the Leadership of IGP David Asante-Apeatu the Ghana Police has established a Transformation Programme Office to implement the 13 strategic objectives of Government under the Presidency of Nana Addo Dankwa Akuffo Addo.

The Ghana Police Service Transformation Programme Office is bringing together the best Consultants and Agile brains and expertise from around the World to execute this bold initiative. Experts will include change, technology and lean specialist with many years of successfully implementing solutions around the World for both Private and Public Sector Organisations.

Roles played by the new IGP

• Director General Research & Planning of the Ghana Police Service

• He was once the Director-General of the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) of  the service.

• In 2007 he was appointed Director of the Specialised Crime and Analysis (SCA) Unit at the INTERPOL headquarters in Lyon, France.

• Internationally, he had worked at the Sarajevo Police Academy as an Instructor in Human Dignity, Police Ethics and Criminal Investigations under the auspices of the United Nations Task Force in Bosnia-Herzegovina from 1997 to 1998.

• He was the team leader in a successful homicide investigation under the request of the United Nations Mission in Liberia (UNAMIL).

• He was the team leader in investigations into the mass murder of more than 50 people, mostly West African nationals, in The Gambia.

• In Ghana, he was the Lead Investigator in the serial killing of more than 30 women that led to the arrest of a culprit who had been prosecuted, convicted and sentenced to death.

• Under the supervision of Mr Asante-Apeatu and based on intelligence, the CID successfully conducted an operation that resulted in the seizure of 588 kilogrammes of cocaine with the street value of about US$38 million.

He has represented Ghana as a professional Police Officer and citizen.

He speaks Twi, French and Russian.

He is a trained ballistic and forensic expert and global thought leader in security. He is passionate about integrity, professionalism and transformational.

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