COP Tiwaa Addo-Danquah heads EOCO

COP Maame Yaa Tiwaa Addo-Danquah has been appointed the new head of the Economic and Organized Crime Office (EOCO).

Her appointment was contained in a letter signed by the Chief of Staff, Frema Opare, Akosua Frema Osei-Opare

The appointment starts Monday January 10.

She was the Director-General Police Professional and Standards Bureau (PPSB) until her new appointement.

Below is the profile of COP Maame Yaa Tiwaa Addo-Danquah

Maame Yaa Tiwaa Addo-Danquah (Mrs) is a law enforcement professional with more than 30 years of experience out of which 15 years have been focused on financial fraud detection and investigation duties at the Police Criminal Investigation Department.  Maame is a Chartered Accountant and a Chartered Forensic Accountant.  

She holds a Master of Business Administration (Finance Option) Degree from the University of Cape Coast, Ghana. Maame was the Director of Commercial Crime Unit of the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) for more than 3 as well as the Director of CID Trainings for 3 years.

For more than 15 years, Maame has played a leading role in fraud detection and investigations both within the CID, the Public and Private sectors. 

 Maame has attended over a dozen conferences and training events in financial crime investigations.

She has also facilitated in more than 25 training programs in fraud investigations both within Ghana for the Financial Institutions and abroad.  Maame was the coordinator of the project at the CID which aims at building capacity of CID Investigators in financial fraud and cybercrime investigations.

She has also been consulted in numerous engagements including the development of Post Chartered Diploma in Forensic Audit for the Institute of Chartered Accountants, Ghana (IGAG). She has been a resource person for the Institute of Chartered Accountants, Ghana’s Continuous

She was a guest Speaker at the 9th ACCA International Public Sector Conference, Prague, Czech Rep 28th February to 1st March 2019. 

She was also a Keynote speaker at ACCA-Deloitte Chief Finance Officers (CFO) awards in Uganda in 2020.

She is guest resource person at the GIMPA Business School, E-Crime Academy, and the Institute of Chartered Accountants Ghana, Management Development and Productivity Institute (MDPI) and University of Cape Coast, Department of Forensics.

She was the first Commandant of the Ghana Police Command and Staff College, Winneba, the highest training institution of the Ghana Police Service. 

She has held various appointments in the Ghana Police Service including Ghana Police Hospital Administrator, Divisional Commander, Accra Central Division, Ministries, Accra, Deputy Director-General, Police Intelligence and Professional Standards Bureau. 

Deputy Director-General and the Director-General of the Criminal Investigation Department, the first Woman to be appointed to that position since the inception of the CID in 1948.

She is currently the President of the Ghana Police Ladies Association and President of the Association of Women Accountants, Ghana.

By Laud Nartey||Ghana