Lauretta Lamptey

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Lauretta Vivian Lamptey
2nd Commissioner for Human Rights and Administrative Justice
Assumed office
26 July 2011
President John Atta Mills
Preceded by Emile Short
Personal details
Nationality Ghanaian
Alma mater University of Ghana
London School of Economics
Profession Lawyer, Investment banker

Lauretta Vivian Lamptey is the former[1] Ghanaian Commissioner on Human Rights and Administrative Justice. She is a lawyer and an investment banker.


Lauretta Lamptey studied law at the University of Ghana, Legon where she gained the LL. B.. She continued to the Ghana Law School where she qualified as a Barrister. She also studied International Business Law at the London School of Economics and Political Science of the University of London where she acquired the LL. M. degree.[2]


Lauretta Lamptey has worked in various capacities. She has been the head of the Capital Markets Group at Ecobank Ghana. She moved from there to become head of Corporate Finance at Cal Merchant Bank.[2] She is also known to have provided legal, financial and investment advice to the Government of Ghana on transactions related to mining, energy and natural resources. She is on the Board of Directors of the Ghana Commercial Bank. She has also been on the Securities Discount Company (SDC) and Gliksten W. A. and is a founder member of the board of the Ghana Stock Exchange.[3]

Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice[edit]

Lauretta was sworn in as the Commissioner on 26 July 2011 by President John Atta Mills.[2] Her appointment proved popular with gender activists including Adjoa Bame of NETRIGHT.[4]


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  2. ^ a b c "Lauretta Lamptey appointed new CHRAJ Boss". General news. Ghana Home Page. 2011-07-26. Retrieved 2011-07-29. 
  3. ^ "GCB Board of Directors". Ghana Commercial Bank. Retrieved 2011-07-29. 
  4. ^ "Between Emile Short And Lauretta Lamptey". Peace FM Online. 2011-07-27. Retrieved 2011-07-29. 

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Political offices
Preceded by
Emile Short
Commissioner for Human Rights and Administrative Justice
2011 — present