KAAF University College has appointed Professor Kwame Boasiako Omane-Antwi as their new Acting Chairman of the University College Council.
The appointment takes effect from 1st June, 2017 till the end of the tenure of office of the present Governing Council.
Professor Boasiako Omane-Antwi, affectionately called Kwame is a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA, UK – Membership # 3957124). Kwame has also been a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants (Ghana) since 1981. He is the immediate past President (2014 – 2016). He has been a university teacher for the past thirty-six years (36). Since 1979, he has followed a career path rich in diversity, with experience in education, industry, commerce and public practice in Ghana, Liberia, UK and USA. He was trained by PKF (Pannell Kerr Forster), Chartered Accountants International. He trained as a university teacher in the one year International Teacher’s Programme (ITP) of Harvard University, USA.
Kwame holds a PhD in Accounting, Professional Doctorate in Taxation, MA in Accounting Education, and MBA in Information Technology among others. He holds professional membership of various professional bodies including Chartered College of Teaching (UK), Institute of Directors (both UK and Ghana), Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (USA), Institute of Management Information System, UK, Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA) USA, to mention a few.
He has attended a number of executive education programmes including Corporate Financial Management (Harvard Business School, 1993); Leadership, Decision and Negotiations (Yale School of Management, Yale University, 1995), Management of Higher Education Institutions (Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel, 2007).
He is an alumnus of Oxford Business School, Green Templeton College, University of Oxford (Oxonian Number 8-10273254), UK. He has eight (8) Text books, forty-three (43) refereed journal articles, one hundred and seven (107) conference and consultancy papers and other publications to his credit.
He has lectured in Accounting, Finance, Auditing and Management Science in the following institutions: Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, University of Cape Coast, University of Education, Winneba – Kumasi Campus, Kumasi Technical University and University of Liberia.
He chairs the Board of Pentecost Hospital, Graphic Communications Group Ltd., Diamond Capital Microfinance Co. Ltd., Solange Capital Partners Ltd. (Fund Management); KAAF University College (KUC) and Almond Institute; as well as Board Membership of Millennium Insurance Company Ltd., Abii National Savings and Loans Company Ltd., Jubail Specialist Hospital, National Accreditation Board and Perez University College. Kwame represents ICAG on the Internal Audit Agency Board of Ghana and was nominated as a member of the University of Cape Coast Vice Chancellor’s Club.
Prof. Omane-Antwi has consulted for international organisations on alternative livelihood projects including the World Bank, DFID of UK, Golden Star Resources Ltd. (USA Mining Company in Ghana) and FMO of Netherlands.
He is currently the Vice Rector and Dean of the Pentecost University College Graduate School.
Kwame is a Christian by faith and a Church Officer of the Church of Pentecost in Accra. A proud old student of Mpraeso Senior High School (MPASS), Mpraeso – Kwahu, Eastern Region of Ghana.
He is also a farmer and on 4th December, 2015 won the 31st National Farmers’ Day Metro/Municipal/District Award as the best Agro Processor of Noyem in the Birim North District in the Eastern Region of Ghana. He was a winner of Gold Award in Pineapple Export 2001 – The 13th Export Promotion Award of Ghana.
Kwame is happily married and has three (3) adult children.