Ambassador Virginia Hesse is a Ghanaian civil servant and diplomat who has spent the majority
of her professional career in the Ghanaian public service. She served as Ghana's ambassador
to the Czech Republic from 2017-2021. Prior to this, she worked at the Ministry of Trade and
Industry in Accra, as a commercial officer and at the ministry’s diplomacy department, and as
Ghana’s Deputy Trade Commissioner at the Court of St James's. Ambassador Hesse has also
served as the President of the Accra chapter of the women’s empowerment global non-profit,
Zonta International.