Mr. Sammie Eddico was appointed Ambassador to the Swiss Confederation in December, 2012. He presented his Letters of Credence to the President of the Swiss Confederation on 26th March, 2013.
Prior to this appointment, he was the Chief of Protocol of the Republic of Ghana from November, 2010 to January, 2013.
He also served as the Deputy Permanent Representative of the Republic of Ghana to the African Union Commission in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia and at the same time as Deputy Head of Mission of the Ghana Embassy in Ethiopia from 2006 to 2010.
Mr. Eddicohas held several positions at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration including Director of Policy Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation Bureau from 2003 to 2006, He served as Chargé d’Affairesa.i. at the Ghana Embassy in Brasilia, Brazil from 1998 to 2002 and as Head of Chancery at the Ghana Embassy in Berne, Switzerland from 1992 to 1996.
Mr. Sammie Eddico joined the Ghana Foreign Service in 1986 after graduating from the University of Ghana, Legon, with a Bachelor of Arts degree in French/Russian.
He pursued various graduate programmes including a graduate diploma in Public Administration at Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA) in Accra and a graduate Diploma in Diplomacy and International Relations at the University of Nairobi, Kenya.
He was born on 13th August, 1958, and is married with three children.
His interests include Lawn Tennis and Hiking