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Kofi Mbiah

Visiting professor, Chief Executive, Ghana Shippers’ Council
PhD Maritime Affairs, World Maritime University
Masters in Business Administration (MBA)
Master of Laws (LL.M)
Masters in Marine Management (M.M.M.)
Barrister at Law (B.L)
Bachelor of Laws (LL.B)



  • Chief Executive of the Ghana Shippers Council from 1999 to Date.
  • Vice Chairman of the Legal Committee of the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) from 1999 to Date.
  • Leader of Ghana's Delegation to the Legal Committee of the IMO.
  • Member of Ghana's Delegation to Diplomatic Conferences for signing of various IMO instruments.
  • Chairman of the Drafting Committee at the Diplomatic Conference for the adoption of the Protocol to the Athens Convention.
  • Vice Chairman of the Committee of the WHOLE at the Diplomatic Conference to adopt the Nairobi Wreck Removal Convention.
  • Leader of the Ghana Delegation to Working Group 111 of UNCITRAL for the development of the Rotterdam Rules.
  • Resource Person at various International Seminars and Conferences.

Professional Affiliations: 

Member of the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (MCILT)


  • LL.M with Distinction
  • IMO Secretary General's prize for best student at the LL.M examinations.