John Henry Martey Newman is a Ghanaian Historian, Administrator, and Lawyer and is the immediate past Chief of Staff of Ghana. He was appointed by President John Atta Mills in 2009 and served in that capacity even after the death of the president in 2012.

Educational life:
Mr. Newman had his secondary school education from Mfantsipim School and proceeded to the University of Ghana where he obtained his Bachelor of Arts Degree in History and a bachelor of Laws (LLB) Degree.[1] Mr. Newman also obtained a certificate in Public Administration from the Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA).