Kojo Pumpuni Asante Biography

Kojo Pumpuni Asante is a Senior Research Officer at the Ghana Center for Democratic Development (CDD).

Since joining the Center in 2005, Mr. Asante has led much of the Center's comparative and in-country research and advocacy on governance and legal policy issues relating to, elections, legal/constitutional reforms, parliamentary strengthening, transparency and accountability, participatory democracy including civil society networking, collaboration and regulation and governance institution building and strengthening.

Mr. Asante obtained his Bachelor of Law from the University at Buckingham, UK and qualified to be called to the Bar of England and Wales at the Inns of Court School of Law, London, and was called at Gray's Inn. He is also a member of the Ghanaian Bar and holds an MA in African Studies from the State University of New York at Albany. He was a Chevening Fellow in 2006 at the Wolverhampton University, Center for International Development and Training and recently a Hewlett Fellow at the Weatherhead Center for International Affairs, Harvard University.

Kojo is a senior researcher in both the Local Justice and the Parliamentarians research streams of the Africa Power and Politics programme.


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