Profile of DCE


Kwabena Panin Nkansah was the District Chief Executive of the then Atiwa District in the Eastern Region but currently the District Chief Executive of Atiwa East District after it was carved out of the Atiwa District, also in the same Region of the Republic of Ghana.  He has a Masters degree in Business Administration (MBA), Bachelor of Arts (BA Hons) in Economics & Statistics, and also he is a Barrister and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Ghana.

He has experience in both public and private sector management. He was the Managing Partner at KPN Law Consult, a firm of legal practitioners in Kumasi where his legal practice involved banking, corporate, international business, commercial related matters and general contractual transactions. At KPN he provided leadership and strategic direction for the achievement of the vision of the firm.

Nkansah worked with the Agricultural Development Bank (ADB) in several capacities as a Research Officer and a Legal Officer. Nkansah’s leadership at ADB included service as Solicitor for the Northern Sector of ADB, in-charge of Ashanti Region and the three Northern Regions of Ghana.

He also had a short stint at Economic Statistics Department of Ghana Statistical Service where he worked on the preparation of Gross Domestic Product (GDP) and other economic related products for Ghana.

Kwabena Panin Nkansah worked as District Budget Officer for both Birim South & West Akim Districts in the Eastern Region from 1986-1989.



Kwabena’s foremost passion is human development. This will frame his leadership in local government.