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Brief Biography Of Daniel Yaw Domelevo

Daniel Yaw Domelevo is a Ghanaian accountant who served as Auditor-General of Ghana. He was appointed by John Dramani Mahama in 2016 to replace Richard Quartei Quartey who had retired from Public service. He won the 2019 Integrity Personality Award at the 2019 Ghana Integrity Initiative awards.

Education

Domelovo holds an Executive master’s degree in Business Administration (Finance) from the University of Ghana Business School. He trained as a chartered accountant and has been a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants (Ghana) since 1992.

Career

Domelovo is a trained accountant by profession and served in senior staff roles at the Controller and Accountant General’s Department (CAGD) in the Ministry of Finance and Economic Planning (Ghana) for 18 years. He is a Public Financial Management Expert, he worked at the World Bank as a Senior Financial Management Specialist responsible for Public Financial Management projects in Zimbabwe and Malawi. He also served as the Chief Accountant for the Ghana Film Industry Corporation (now TV3).

Auditor-General of Ghana

In 2016, he was appointed by President John Mahama to serve as Auditor-General of Ghana. In his role as Auditor-General of the country, he also served as keynote speaker for public lectures on auditing, corruption and issues relating to management of finances. On 20 September 2018, he was the keynote speaker at the 3rd Kwadwo Baah-Wiredu Memorial Lecture. He spoke on the theme “Protecting The Public Purse- Keeping the gate shut before the horse bolts” in memory of the late Finance Minister.

Honours and awards

On 9 December 2019, Domelevo won the Integrity Personality Award at the maiden Integrity awards ceremony organised by Ghana Integrity Initiative (GII), contending against Manasseh Azure Awuni, a freelance investigative journalist; Edward Sowah Adjetey, an engineer at the State Housing Company Limited Ato Ulzen-Appiah, the Director of the Ghana Think Foundation, a civil society organisation, and David Boateng Asante, the Managing Director of the Ghana Publishing Company.

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