Gifty Twum-Ampofo is an accomplished politician, an astute leader and educationist with over 20 years teaching and school management expertise. An achiever with a proven track record of successfully transforming ordinary teams into world-class teams and an innovator who is not afraid to take initiative. She is a selfless and a unifying individual who has voluntarily served her community and country in different capacities. She was born on 11th June, 1967 at Kukurantumi in the Eastern Region of Ghana. She is a Christian, married with three children.

She holds an MBA in Strategic Management and Consultancy from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology and a BSc (Hons) in Biology from the University of Cape Coast. 

She is a professional teacher with a Diploma in Education from the University of Cape Coast. She tutored at Sunyani Senior High School from 1997 – 2000, and moved on to Akosombo International School from 2000 – 2016, where she taught Biology and Integrated Science. She became the Head of Department for Sciences and ICT, Examinations and Timetable committee and also a Housemistress from 2000-2015 and then entered into active politics in the same year. 

Gifty’s selfless and can-do spirit and attitude has seen her serve on several committees, boards and associations throughout her life.

Her hardworking and outstanding contribution to the transformational agenda of institutions, the community, region and individuals has earned her a lot of awards.

Gifty has attended a number of conferences and workshops to enhance her academic professional prowess.

Gifty is a great communicator and very diplomatic. She is a renowned team player and an all-embracing professional who has successfully led and worked with people of different backgrounds, cultures, religion, tribe and race. She is the Ghana Ambassador to Women Political Leaders (WPL).