AmCham Ghana, on Monday, May 23, 2022, hosted the new U.S. Ambassador to Ghana, Virginia E. Palmer, at the AmCham secretariate.
The Ambassador met with the AmCham Ghana President, Ayesha Bedwei Ibe, and the Board of Directors for discussions on protecting and promoting the interest of U.S. companies as well as collaborating more on issues of mutual interest to further strengthen relations between Ghana and the United States.
Ambassador Palmer reaffirmed her commitment to working with the Chamber in creating a favorable business environment.
Ambassador Virginia E. Palmer was previously Acting Assistant Secretary for Energy Resources at the Department of State, overseeing U.S. foreign policy engagement at the critical intersection of our energy, climate, and national security goals. She took up that post after serving as Deputy Commandant of the National Defense University’s Eisenhower School.
Also present at the meeting were AmCham Ghana Vice President, Pakwo Shum, Counselor for Commercial Affairs at the U.S. Embassy in Ghana, Dean Matlack, AmCham Ghana Board Members, including Adiki Ayitevie, Doris Afanyedey, Sulemana Abubakar, Philip Ayivor, AmCham Ghana Membership, External Relations and Project Manager, Jane Okyere-Aduachie, Economic Section Chief at the U.S. Embassy in Ghana, Stephanie Hutchison, andCommercial Officer, Laurie Kelleher.