Harriet Sena Siaw-Boateng
Ambassador of Ghana to the EU
Her Excellency Mrs. Harriet Sena Siaw-Boateng has since 15th March, 2019 held the position of Ambassador of Ghana to the Kingdom of Belgium, the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg and Head of Mission to the European Union. Prior to that, she served as Chef de Cabinet at the Office of the Honourable Minister for Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration (MFA & RI).
Ambassador Sena Siaw-Boateng began her Foreign Service career in 1997 as an Assistant Director in the Policy Planning and Research Bureau of MFA & RI. She rose through the ranks and attained the grade of Director (FSO A1) in 2013. From July, 2013, to February, 2016, she held the position of Director of the Africa and Regional Integration Bureau, with oversight responsibility for the ECOWAS National Unit and the African Union (AU) Unit.
Between 2016 and 2017, she served as Chargé d’Affaires ad interim at the Ghana High Commission in Pretoria, South Africa. She also held the position of Minister-Counsellor and the first female Head of Chancery at the Ghana High Commission in London, United Kingdom, from 2008 to 2011.
Ambassador Sena Siaw-Boateng is a product of Achimota School and the University of Ghana, both in Accra. She was a Chevening Scholar at Oxford University, UK. She is a qualified Barrister and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Ghana. She also speaks French and Spanish fluently.