Prof. Dan Frimpong Ofori Appointed as Acting Pro Vice-Chancellor, Academic and Student Affairs (ASA)

Professor Daniel Frimpong Ofori, Provost of the College of Humanities of the University of Ghana, has been appointed as the Acting Pro Vice-Chancellor responsible for Academic and Student Affairs (ASA). The appointment takes effect from 27th October, 2021, until such a time that a substantive Pro Vice-Chancellor, ASA will be appointed.

Prior to his appointment as Provost, Prof. Ofori was the Director of the University’s Academic Quality Assurance Unit and Coordinator of PhD programmes of the University of Ghana. He is also a three-time Head, Department of Organisation and Human Resource Management, University of Ghana Business School.

He is a Professor of Management at the Department of Organisation and HR Management which he headed for six years. As an expert in Project and Applied Management, Prof. Ofori has great experience in teaching, research and consulting in the areas of Strategy & Corporate Social Responsibility, Project Management, Human Resource Management and General Management. He teaches graduate courses in Project Management, Project Evaluation, Human Resource Management, CSR, Strategic Management/Business Strategy and General Management.

Prof. Ofori has spearheaded research, consultancy and governance assignments in various sectors of the economy, with clients including the World Bank; CDD-Ghana, Ministry of Lands, Forestry & Mines; Ministry Trade and Industry; Ministry of Communications, Netherlands Development Association (SNV); German Development Organisation (GIZ); Royal Netherlands Embassy, UNICEF-Reach for Change and World Child Cancer (WCC). He has worked with Dyslexia International, Lernout & Hauspie, and Frost & Sullivan in Belgium and with the Ministry of Work and Pensions in the UK.

He has served as external examiner and consultant on various boards and committees in Ghana and abroad. He has presented at local and international seminars, workshops and conferences as well as published in international journals including Thunderbird International Business Review, Library Review, Acta Commercii and Corporate Governance.