About Us


NIC has a strong and capable management that provides oversight for the Commission. The Management Team has been effective and has contributed to establishing fairly good corporate governance. They include:


COI-Justice-Yaw-Ofori_smMr. Justice Yaw Ofori РCommissioner of Insurance

Mr. Ofori holds an International Executive MBA and a B.A. Honours from the University of Ghana (Political Science Major)

He is a Fellow of the Insurance Institute of Ghana and the Chartered Insurance Professional Insurance Institute of Canada.

Prior to his appointment, he was the Director of the Ghana Insurance College.

Mr. Ofori has a wide range of experience in both teaching and practicing since qualifying as a chartered insurer.

michael-andohMr. Michael Andoh– Deputy Commissioner of Insurance

Mr. Andoh holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Administration from the University of Ghana Business School, and an MBA from the University of Leicester in the UK.

He is also a Fellow of the Association of Certified Chartered Accountants in the UK, a member of the Ghana Institute of Taxation and an Associate of the Toronto Centre. He has worked with the NIC since 2000. Prior to joining the NIC, he worked with KPMG for three years

The deputy assist the Commissioner in the day-to-day administration of the Commission.

Mrs Emma Ocran – Director, Legal Services

Mrs. Emma Ocran is a Barrister at-law and a Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Ghana. She holds an EMBA from GIMPA. She is also an Associate of the Chartered Insurance Institute, UK (ACII).

Her entire working career has been spent in the Insurance Industry. Prior to joining the NIC in 1993, she worked with the SIC Insurance Company Limited.

Mrs. Ocran is responsible for ensuring that the NIC and the Insurance Industry operate essentially within the Insurance regulatory framework.

Dr. Mahama Wayo – Director of Finance

The Director of Finance is responsible for all the financial operations of the Commission.

Mr. Seth Eshun – Head of Supervision

The Head of Supervision is responsible for licensing, on-site inspections, off-site analysis and general supervision of insurance and broking companies.

joseph-bentorMr. Joseph Bentor – Head of Marketing, Research & External Relation

A graduate of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science & Technology, Kumasi with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Engineering (Mechanical). He also holds an MBA in Finance from the University of Ghana Business School.

Prior to joining the NIC in 2006, he had worked with the Volta Aluminum Co. Ltd. (VALCO), Air Liquide Ghana Ltd., and Mechanical Lloyd Company Ltd.

martin-abayateyeMr. Martin Abayateye – Internal Auditor

Mr. Martin Abayateye is the Internal Auditor. He has been in the Commission since January 2006.

Prior to his appointment with the Commission, he worked with La Palm Royal Beach Hotel, Novotel Hotel and Deloitte. Mr. Martin Abayateye is a member of the ICAG, IIA and has an eMBA degree in Project Management from PGSM.

moses-ackah-jayneMr. Moses Ackah-Jayne – Head, HR & Administration

Mr. Moses Ackah-Jayne assumed the role of Acting Head of Finance in January 2014. He is responsible for the effective management of the accounting and financial functions of the NIC including management of investments and budgeting.

He joined the NIC as the Finance Manager in 2007. He has had diverse experiences in the private and banking sectors as well as with some international NGOs prior to Joining the NIC.

He is a financial analyst and holds a Bachelor of Science in Administration Degree (Accounting option) with first class honours from the University of Ghana, Legon. He is also a Chartered Banker and holds a certificate in Strategic Financial Analysis from Harvard University.

Mrs. Esther Armah – Head, Reinsurance & AML

Mrs. Esther Armah is responsible for all Reinsurance & AML activities of the Commission