Mr. Samuel Awuku who is a product of St. Augustine’s College in Cape Coast, also holds a Masters in International Relations from the Freie University, Berlin -Germany and an Executive Education Certificate in Public Leadership from the prestigious Harvard University, (Kennedy School of Government) USA.
Mr Awuku also holds a Diploma of Higher Education in Law from the University of London, a Postgraduate Certificate in Public Administration from the Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration(GIMPA) and a Postgraduate Certificate in Advertising, Marketing and Public Relations from the Ghana Institute of Journalism
He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Psychology from the University of Ghana, Legon where he was affiliated with Commonwealth.
In September 2017, Mr Samuel Awuku was appointed by H.E the President of the Republic of Ghana as the Board Chairman of the Youth Employment Agency (YEA),a specialized government agency charged with the mandate of coordinating and facilitating employment opportunities for young people in Ghana.
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Mr Awuku until recently was a Director of Strategy and Innovation at the April-June Company Limited in Accra and also a Director at the BrainHill International School.
He has also served as a Board Member of the Accra City Hotel, from 2017 till date.
On the global space, he has been thrice elected as the Vice Chairman of the International Young Democrats Union (IYDU), an International Association of the youth wings of conservative parties across the world.
He is also a proud alumni of the American Council for Young Political Leaders (ACYPL), a global platform for identifying and nurturing the talents of young future leaders.
In August 2017 he was named “Continental Youth Icon-2017” by the All Africa Students Union (AASU) in recognition of his long-standing contributions towards youth development on the African continent.
Similarly, in August 2014 he was named amongst the top 50 rising African stars by the Paris based Africa Report Magazine.
Aside from the above, he has also at various stages volunteered his services and provided strategic guidance for the development of various civil society platforms aimed at consolidating democracy and advocating for public sector reforms in Ghana
Awuku is also admired for his strong passion and genuine commitment towards democratic governance, youth empowerment, public sector management and institutional governance.