Priscilla Quansah

Cpl Priscilla Quansah was born in Kumasi, Ghana on 25 August 1985, she completed all her formal education in Ghana and graduated from University of Cape coast in 2010 with a Bachelor’s degree in Environmental science.

She enlisted in the British Army in 2013 and completed her Initial Basic Training at ATR Pirbright, finishing off her trade training in Worthy down as a Combat Chef in Nov 2013. She then served with the 1st Battalion The Royal Anglian and the 1st Battalion The Mercian Regiment for a year. She re-traded to the Adjutant General Corps (AGC) as a Military Personnel Administrator (MPA), and then moved on to the 1st Battalion The Yorkshire Regiment in Warminster in 2016.

She worked assiduously in her role as a junior clerk managing Headquarters Company mostly by herself, after 6 months she was promoted to the rank of Lance Corporal. She moved into a different Company and combined her work managing the biggest Company in the Unit with supporting Diversity & Inclusion(D&I). She co-formed the Battalion Inclusion Committee (BIC) with the Regimental Careers Management Officer (RCMO) which was the first of its kind in the Battalion and 2nd in the Army at that period. Following on she organised a very successful Unit Cultural day and was nominated by the Unit for the National Diversity award and was successfully shortlisted.

In 2018 She was promoted to the rank of a Corporal and moved to 3 Regiment The Royal Logistics Corps(3RLC) where she currently serves as a Squadron MPA. Once again with the support of the RCMO she started the 3RLC Regimental Inclusion Committee to support the Chain of Command and soldiers on D&I and lead in organising another Unit Cultural day in March 2020.

She is currently the Co-Secretary for the Army BAME Network which is a volunteer Network. She speaks on D&I issues and shares her lived experience as a panellist or main speaker in various Units and other platforms. Priscilla’s passionate about leadership and current affairs. She has organised leadership seminars in her Unit and enjoys mentoring others. She is in the last 6 months of completing a degree in Business Management.

Cpl Quansah enjoys reading and participating in debates. She runs regularly to keep fit and watches movies in her spare time.