Prof. Jophus Anamuah – Mensah, Chairman, College Governing Board
Prof. Jophus Anamuah-Mensah is a highly distinguished and renowned educationist. Professor Anamuah-Mensah, who started his primary education at Catholic Jubilee School in Cape Coast, has added several academic titles to his name. After obtaining a Bachelor of Science Degree in Education (B.Sc., Ed) from the University of Cape Coast, he went on to obtain a Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) in Chemistry and a Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Chemistry from the same University. He also holds a Master of Arts (M.A.) in Science Education and Doctor of Education (Ed. D) in Science Education, both from the University of British Columbia. In addition, he has undergone several other reputable courses, including International Leadership Training, Practical Evangelism Course, and Seminar on Managing Change: Leadership and Strategic Change in Higher Education, and Seminar on African Universities and the Challenge of Knowledge Creation and Application in the New Century.
Prof. Mark Appiah , College President
Professor Mark Appiah is the current President of CCST. He was the Deputy Director of CSIR-Forestry Research Institute of Ghana (CSIR-FORIG) (July 2017 – July 2019) and served as a vice chair of the Institute’s principal governing Board. He held a permanent position as a Principal Research Scientist (Agroforestry) at the CSIR-FORIG since September 2013. He also held different administrative and management positions including the position as the head of Division for the forest improvement and productivity division and the Coordinator for the Climate Change and Integrated Natural Resources Management Post-Graduate Programme of CCST.
Other Key Officers
Rev. Prof. Hans Adu-Dapaah, College Vice-President, Academic & Students Affairs
Rev. Prof. Hans Adu-Dapaah is the current Vice President of the CSIR College of Science and Technology (CCST). He is a product of Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), where he graduated with BSC (Hons) in Crop Production (Agronomy). He then proceeded to the University of Ibadan, Nigeria where he obtained his Master of Science (MSc) in Plant Breeding/Genetics and Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Plant Breeding-Genetics in 1985 and 1989 respectively. Rev. Prof. Hans Adu-Dapaah joined the CSIR – Crops Research Institute, Kumasi, in 1981 as Assistant Agronomist and rose through the ranks to become Chief Research Scientist in 2006 and a Director of the Institute (CRI) from 2008 to 2014. A renowned Plant Breeder of international repute, Rev. Prof. Adu-Dapaah has to his credit, 60 refereed journal papers, 39 edited conference papers, 16 technical reports, 8 books and production guides and 6 conference abstracts.
Mr. D. Baah-Koranteng, Assistant Registrar
Mr. D. Baah-Koranteng is young seasoned University Administrator who obtained his Bachelor’s degree in Education (Social Science, Economics option) from the University of Cape Coast in 2005. He followed up with his master’s degree after having worked in the same university for six years after the mandatory National Service. In 2015, he earned a Master of Philosophy degree in Administration in Higher Education.
Prior to joining the CSIR College of Science and Technology, Baah-Koranteng worked as the Departmental Administrator at the Department of Management Studies, School of Business, Department of Science and Mathematics Education and also as Administrator at the Faculty of Science and Technology Education, all in the University of Cape Coast. He played an instrumental role in the restructuring of the all the Departments he worked with. Baah-Koranteng comes with almost a decade experience in higher education administration.