Our Corporate Structure
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
The governing body of the Authority is the Board of Directors which is responsible for securing the discharge of the functions of the Authority. The composition of the Board of Directors has been outlined clearly by Act 769 which established the Authority. According to the Act, the Board shall be appointed by President of the Republic of Ghana in consultation with the Council of State with a composition as follows:
Members of the Board shall hold position for a period not exceeding four (4) years and are eligible for re-appointment after the expiration of their appointments. But a member shall not be appointed for more than two terms.
The National Communications Authority has eight (8) major divisions under the leadership of the Director General. The divisions which are headed by Directors are:
Administration DivisionThe Administration Division administers and manages the Authority's corporate offices in an environment that enhances recruitment, development and retention of qualified staff while providing mechanisms for the efficient and effective procurement and use of resources.
Regulatory Administration DivisionThe functional objectives of the Regulatory Administration Division is to generate, administer and enforce licenses/authorisations for approved services; set up and enforce standards for Telecommunications, Broadcasting and ICT Systems; validate services and verify tariffs where necessary and to ensure the proper administration of the National Numbering Plan.
Engineering DivisionThe Engineering Division is responsible for Broadcasting, Radio Communications and all frequency allocation issues. The Division is also responsible for the establishment and subsequent operation and maintenance of Electronic Spectrum Management database containing all Spectrum Allocations made to all parties throughout Ghana. Conversion of existing paper records into a searchable electronic data base is progressing steadil.
Finance DivisionThe Finance provides financial advice and support to the day to day running of the National Communications Authority.
Legal Administration DivisionThe Division advices the Authority on all Legal Matters, represents the Authority before the courts, monitors legal obligations of Licensees and determines and evaluates the legal impact of regulations in the communications and other related issues. It is also responsible for the drafting and review of all legal documents, ensures good governance, internal cohesion, adherence to process and procedures. It also collaborates with the Authority's Stakeholders and facilitates dispute resolution between operators and the general public.
Internal Control DivisionIt is the role of the Division to identify risks in operations of the National Communications Authority and make recommendations for effective risk management
Consumer and Corporate Affairs DivisionThe Consumer and Corporate Affairs Division provides safeguard mechanisms to promote a positive image of the Authority to its clients.
Planning and Business Development DivisionThe Planning and Business Development Division conducts research and initiate business development strategies to support the strategic and revenue objectives of the Authority
News & Events