Profile of Mrs. Ellen Hagan - Co-Founder of LGC

Mrs. Ellen Hagan
Mrs. Ellen Hagan

Dr. Mrs. Ellen Hagan is the Founder and Chief Executive of L’AINE Services Limited, Ghana's leading Human Resource Consulting Firm. It is the first Ghanaian company to
produce a world class HR magazine called the HR Focus, and the first Ghanaian company to organize an annual HR conference; dubbed the HR Focus Conference and Awards.

With a mission to improve lives, her organization has trained and found employment for over 20,000 people and still counting as well as providing mentoring and career counseling and guidance sessions for the youth.

As an entrepreneur, Dr. Mrs. Ellen Hagan is a highly respected Human Resource Practitioner in Ghana and a Fellow of the Institute of Human Resource Management Practitioners, Ghana (IHRMP).

Her stellar track record has won her numerous awards including the 2010 Strategic Leadership Award at the Global HR Excellence Awards, 2011 CIMG Marketing Woman of the Year, 2013 VLISCO Be Your Dream Award, 2013 Outstanding Female Entrepreneur at the Ghana Women Awards and the 2013 Best Entrepreneur in Corporate Business Services at the Ghana Entrepreneur Awards and lately the Ultimate Woman of the Year Award at the 2017 EMY Africa Awards; an honour bestowed on only one woman each year at a ceremony set aside solely to recognize men. Her company, L'AINE has chalked several successes and awards over the years such as being the only HR Company to be ISO 9001:2015 certified and the only HR Company to have been listed in the Ghana Club 100.

She is a Co-founder of Legacy Girls' College, Akuse - currently the only all girls private school in Ghana with a strategically enhanced Ghanaian and British curriculum - that helps young female students develop critical thinking and life-long analytical skills to become successful leaders. Additionally, she established the L’AINE Foundation, a not-for-profit
entrepreneurship foundation, to assist in the development of youth entrepreneurship.

She serves on several boards including the Danish Sounding Board and the University of Ghana Business School Board. She has been part of a delegation to ILO conferences on several occasions representing the Ghana Employer’s Association.

She is a graduate of the University of Ghana, Legon and holds an MBA from the University of Leicester, UK. She has written three (3) books; “Soft Skills; What Gives One Jobseeker An Edge Over Another”, “All about Job Interviews” and “Why are you Here” and published several articles in the Business and Financial Times, the HR Focus Magazine and the Christian Sentinel of the Methodist Church of Ghana. Dr. Mrs. Ellen Hagan is also a marriage counsellor and is married to Mr. Gilbert Nana Hagan and has been blessed with four children and five grandchildren.