Professor Akpalu is the Dean of the School of Research and Graduate Studies (SRGS) at GIMPA, the Director of the Environment for Development (EfD) Initiative in Ghana, and the President of the African Association of Environmental and Resource Economists (AFAERE). He is an Economist with a research interest in environmental and natural resources management in developing countries. Prof Akpalu has published widely on issues relating to optimal extraction of natural resources, the economics of climate change, behavioral economics, social economics, and institutional economics.
Opeyemi Anthony Amusan, a Research Fellow at the University of Ghana Business School and Center for Petroleum, Energy Economics & Law, University of Ibadan. My research publications and interest are in energy economics, environment, engineering technology, and resources management.
Research Field Manager, University of Ibadan, Nigeria
Chinenye is a Research field Manager at the Epidemiology and Biostatistics Research Unit, Institute for Advanced Medical Research and Training, University of Ibadan, Nigeria. She is a Ph.D. candidate and research fellow of the World Health Organization/Tropical Diseases Research (WHO/TDR) Implementation Research scheme. Chinenye has an MPH in Field Epidemiology and eight (8) years of experience in Public Health intervention research. She has also been involved in grant projects funded by the World Health Organisation, World Bank, DFID/UK, Malaria Consortium among others. Her research interests are in the epidemiology of infectious diseases, implementation research/science, Monitoring and evaluation of public health interventions.
Duah Dwomoh is a Biostatistician by training, a lecturer, and researcher with the University of Ghana, School of Public Health. His area of research includes prediction modeling, sampling techniques, data analysis, impact evaluation of social and health interventions, and complex survey data analysis.
Dr. Aaron Abuosi is an Associate Professor of Health Policy and Management at the University of Ghana Business School. He holds a Ph.D. in Health Services Management, MBA in Health Services Administration, and BA in Nursing and Psychology. He has taught, researched, and published extensively in collaboration with many Ghanaian researchers on quality of care, patient safety, health insurance and access to healthcare, non-communicable diseases, and sexual and reproductive health. He has also supervised several undergraduate and graduate students’ dissertations at the University of Ghana. He has won several local and international grants together with other researchers where he serves as the principal investigator. His recent grants include the University of Ghana grant to research patient safety (PI); the DigiFi Africa pilot grant to conduct an impact evaluation study on Ghana’s National Health Insurance mobile money renewal scheme (PI); and the DIWA/CEGA grant together with Dr. Aleksandra Jakubowski, to conduct an impact evaluation study on access to prenatal care by village women in the context of traditional cultural beliefs that pose barriers to accessing modern prenatal healthcare.
Dr. Richard Boso is a lecturer in Project, Operations, and Supply Chain Management at the GIMPA Business School. He is also the Director of GIMPA in Kumasi, Ghana’s second city. He had a Ph.D. (Development Studies) MBA (Supply Chain Management) 7years of experience teaching postgraduate courses in Monitoring and Evaluation, Strategic Management as well. His research interests are in programme evaluation and learning, humanitarian supply chain, and the socio-cultural dimensions of business project management. Richard has several years of industry experience as programmes, supply chain, and marketing management personnel.
Vice-Chancellor, Simon Diedong Dombo University of Business and Integrated Development Studies
Professor Philip Duku Osei is currently the Vice-Chancellor of the Simon Diedong Dombo University of Business and Integrated Development Studies (SDD-UBIDS). He was the Deputy Rector of Ghana’s foremost management university, the Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration. Professor Osei is a graduate of the University of Ghana, University of Manchester, UK, and the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow, where he obtained his Ph.D. in Research in Government. He is a leader in his field and an academic entrepreneur.
Angela Owusu-Ansah is currently the Vice-Chancellor at Ashesi University. She was formerly a Professor of Doctoral Studies at Concordia University-Portland where she taught Research (quantitative and qualitative), statistics and assessment; leadership; and creativity, inquiry, and innovation. Her research interests include the assessment of quantitative literacy impact on student learning outcomes and intercultural understanding. She holds her Ph.D. in Higher Education Administration from the University of Southern Mississippi, MS in International Educational Administration from the College of New Jersey (Mallorca), and a BS in Psychology from the University of Ghana.
Samuel Agyei-Ampomah, currently Dean of the School of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences at GIMPA, is a Financial Economist with professional experience in the areas of Investment Analysis, Computer Programming, Econometric, and Data Analysis that span over 20 years. He has extensive research experience and has published widely in highly rated international peer-reviewed journals.
Eric Kuada is a Senior Member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE) and the head of the Department of Computer Sciences at GIMPA. He holds his PhD in Information Technology from Aalborg University, Denmark and an MSc. degree in Network Services and Systems from the Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden. Eric has worked as a lecturer in several universities in Ghana and Denmark and has also held engineering and technology specialist positions in these two countries.