MoFAD consists of several departments and agencies. Overall, the Ministry is headed by a Sector Minister, and each department or agency has a head official, usually the director. MoFAD’s organizational chart shows the structure of leadership in the Ministry.


The current leading officials of the Ministry are the following:

Sector Minister
HON. MRS. MAVIS HAWA KOOMSON (MP)(MINISTER FOR FISHERIES AND AQUACULTURE DEVELOPMENT) HON. MRS. MAVIS HAWA KOOMSON is the Minister for Fisheries and Aquaculture Development (MoFAD) and the Member of Parliament (MP) for Awutu Senya East Constituency. She has won the parliamentary seat for her constituency in every election since 2012. She was born on 3rd […] [View full profile]
Chief Director
Prof. F. K. E. Nunoo is currently an Associate Professor at the University of Ghana (UG) and the Ag. Chief Director of the Ministry of Fisheries and Aquaculture Development, Ghana.  He is an astute Fisheries Scientist and Coastal Management expert with broad expertise covering environmental, social and natural resource governance issues in Ghana, the West African region, and worldwide.  Prof. Nunoo is an excellent educator, researcher and administrator.  His key principles and personality attributes in management are integrity, hardwork, result-oriented, bold, proactive, strategic, and being responsive in decision making. [View full profile]
Director of Fisheries Commission
Michael Arthur-Dadzie, Director, Fisheries Commission [View full profile]