Ishmael Yamson heads Economic Advisory Council

President John Evans Atta Mills has appointed Mr. Ishmael Yamson as the new Chairman of the Economic Advisory Council, a statement issued by Koku Anyidoho, Head of Communications at the presidency has said.

Mr. Yamson, who until his elevation was a member of the Economic Advisory Council, is also a non-executive Chairman of Unilever Ghana and Standard Chartered Bank, Ghana.

A founding and council member of the Centre for Policy Analysis, and a founding member and President of the Private Enterprises Foundation, Mr. Yamson previously served as Chairman of the Governance Committee of the Commonwealth Business Council, President of Ghana Chamber of Commerce and Industry, and President of the Ghana Employers Association.

Dr. Yamson replaces Dr. Gobind Nankani, who passed away last year.