Mrs. Nana Defie Badu

Director - Consumer and Corporate Affairs

Mrs. Nana Defie Badu

Mrs. Nana Defie Badu is a seasoned communications professional with over two (2) decades of diverse experience across multiple sectors. She holds a BA in Arts from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), along with postgraduate qualifications in Communication Studies and Organisation Development from the University of Ghana (UG) and University Cape Coast (UCC), respectively.

With a career spanning various industries, Mrs. Badu worked in the media industry for 7 years and spent another 7 years in the banking sectors, before working in the aviation industry. She was appointed as the first substantive Director of Consumer and Corporate Affairs of the National Communications Authority (NCA) in 2013 where since her appointment, her role has involved promoting the positive image of the Authority by maintaining close relations with the press and stakeholders, creating awareness about the Authority’s functions and relevant sector developments as well as managing and advocating for the protection of consumers.

Mrs. Badu’s extensive experience transcends her role at the National Communications Authority. She has been actively involved in various committees, including the National Digital Broadcasting Migration Committee, the National Monetary Policy Committee, the National Child Online Protection Committee, the SIM Registration Committee (lead, sub Communications Committee), and the Planning Committees for World Telecom and Information Society Day, among others. Prior to her current role, Mrs. Badu served as the Head of Corporate Communications at the Ghana Civil Aviation Authority, Public Relations Manager at the National Investment Bank Limited, a brief stint as the Public Relations Manager at the Association of Ghana Industries and with the Graphic Communications Group Limited where she was part of various teams responsible for the development of Junior Graphic, working in the UK when the GCCL acquired the West Africa Magazine and reporting activities on the Ghana Stock Exchange. She has also been an independent organisation development practitioner since January 2005, specialising in the development of strategic plans, organisational training, mentoring, and coaching.

Additionally, she has been an independent communications consultant since January 2002, focusing on the development and management of communication campaigns. Mrs. Badu’s professional qualifications include Basic Securities, Advance Securities, Securities Selling, and Investment Advice from the Ghana Stock Exchange. Her dedication to her field, coupled with her wealth of experience and expertise, makes her a valuable asset in the communications and organisational development spheres.