Dr Margaret Ivy Amoakohene is Head of Department of Communication Studies, University of Ghana. She is a former Vice-President, Honorary Secretary, and Deputy Honorary Secretary of the Institute of Public Relations (IPR), Ghana. She currently serves on the Institute’s Council as Chair of Government and International Relations. She is a Member of Ghana’s Council of State and the Council of the Ghana Institute of Journalism. She previously served as Ghana’s High Commissioner to Canada.

Dr Amoakohene holds a Doctor of Philosophy degree in Mass Communication, University of Leicester; and a Master of Philosophy degree in Communication Studies, University of Ghana.