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Professor Paull N. Buatsi

Professor Paull N. Buatsi

Professor Paull N. Buatsi, is the Founding Chairman of the Knutsford University College Governing Council.

Professor Paull N. Buatsi is a distinguished Scholar and international Businessman. He is the founder and Managing Consultant of Omega Strategic Resources Ltd., partner of SMC University (an online accredited university) in Ghana, and Executive Director for Africa of International Leadership Foundation which trains leaders of integrity for holistic societal transformation. He holds a BA (Hons) in Geography, an MBA (Marketing) from the University of Ghana and a Ph.D in Business Administration (Marketing/International Marketing) from Manchester Business School, University of Manchester, the UK. He is a Marketing and International Business Expert with extensive experience in academia, business, public policy and educational consulting; farming; marketing of African hardwoods and wood products; and the development and marketing of the creative arts.

He was the Coordinator of Marketing and International Business in the School of Business at Florida A&M University; Coordinator of International Business and Research Director of the Hofstra University/Long Island Export Council Export Development Program at Hofstra University’s Business School, New York; Coordinator of the Management Unit and the Danida Centre for International Business at the University of Ghana Business School; founding Dean of the KNUST School of Business at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Ghana; and Dean of the Graduate School of Business, Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration, after which he was seconded to the Ministry of Education (Ghana) as the Consultant/Acting Chief Director.

Prof. Buatsi is a founding Fellow and past President of the Chartered Institute of Administrators and Management Consultants (Ghana) and the West African Federation of Institutes of Management Consultants; a Director of the International Society for Marketing & Development; member of the Chartered Institute of Marketing-Ghana, The International Association of African Business and Development, and The HUMLOG Group (HUMLOG Institute at the Hanken Swedish School of Economics and Business Administration, Helsinki, Finland).

Prof. Buatsi has been a Consultant to several public and private sector organisations and NGOs at local and international levels. Prof. Buatsi has since 2012 been the Board Chairman of the National Board for Professional and Technician Examinations (Ghana); Board Chairman of Agribusiness in Sustainable African Plant Products (ASNAPP) since 2006; a member of the National Accreditation Board (Ghana) since 2012; Council Member, Ghana Baptist University College (Ghana) since 2012; Member, Doctoral Committee, International Leadership University (Nairobi, Kenya) since 2012; and Global Board of the International Leadership Foundation since 2012.

Prof. Buatsi has also served the following boards and councils: Ghana Education Trust Fund (GETFund), Students Loan Trust Fund (Ghana); Ministerial Advisory Council, Ministry of Education (Ghana); Ministerial Advisory Council, Ministry of Finance and Economic Planning (Ghana); National Council for Tertiary Education (Ghana); Ghana Education Service (GES) Council; West African Examinations Council; Council Member, University of Education, Winneba (Ghana); Representative of the Ministry of Education on the Ghana Integrated Financial Management Information System (GIFMIS) Board; and Subcommittee on National Export Strategy for Ghana, Ministry of Trade and Industry (Ghana).

Professor Paull N. Buatsi