Management is supported by the underlisted staff in the discharge of the administration of the College:
Mr. Peter Gerald Asare is currently a Senior Administrative Officer and Head of Administration of the CSIR College of Science and Technology (CCST). Prior to his re-assignment to the College in February, 2016, from the CSIR-Head Office, he has worked at the Senior Members Division as Administrative Officer and also as Head of the Human Resource Development (HRD) Division from April 2012 to January, 2016. He is a product of University of Cape Coast (UCC) where he graduated with BA (Hons) degree in Management Studies and also obtained his Master of Arts degree in Human Resource Management from the same University. He is currently a full member of the Chartered Institute of Human Resource Management (CIHRM), Ghana.Accordion Sample Description
Mrs. Andriana Frempong is currently an Administrative Officer at CCST, since July 01, 2021. She joined the CCST Team with nine (9) years of tertiary education administration from Valley View University (2013-2021), and also as a Part-time lecturer at the School of Business, Department of Human Resources Management, of Valley View University, Techiman Campus from 2020 to 2021. Before joining Valley View University, she taught as a Professional Teacher for nine (9) years (2000 – 2008; 2012-2013) at the Junior High School levels in the Eastern Region (Fanteakwa District, Akuapem South District and Akuapem North District), rising to the rank of Principal Superintendent. She also taught on part-time basis at the Senior High School level at Dodowa in the Shai Osudoku District of the Greater Accra Region in 2011 and 2012. She worked as Assistant Hospital Administrator for Bryan Lowe Orthopedic and General Hospital at Akuapem Mampong in 2010 and 2011 during her industrial attachment and internship programs. Mrs. Frempong has served in many administrative and human resource positions and committees, at different levels of education and corporate organizations and in different locations, including public and private institutions. These include serving as the Resource Person for Training and Development, Compensation Administration, as well as general HR services for CLAMP Biscom Consult (CBC), Techiman Municipal Assembly (through the NABCO models and PLWDs Scheme), etc. Mrs. Andriana Frempong holds 3-Year Trs.’ Cert. “A” (Post Sec.) from Kibi Presbyterian College of Education, Kibi (2000); Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) – Human Resource Management, (2008), from Valley View University and MSc. Management and Human Resource Strategy from KNUST (2020), Kumasi. She also holds a Certificate in Continues Education (level 4) in Management and HR from Andrews University, USA (2016) as well as Professional HR (2020) and Associate Member of Chartered Institute of Human Resource Management Practitioners, Ghana (CIHRMP). Andriana comes to CCST with almost a decade of experience in HR and tertiary education administration.
Francis Kofi Arko (MIoD) is a senior practitioner in development finance, entrepreneurship, Banking, Micro financing, Credit Management, Financial Management and Project Management with industry, academia and field research experience spanning two decades. Currently he is the Resource Mobilisation Officer at CSIR College responsible for Fundraising, Partnerships and Projects Management and Consultancy in the College. He is also a Senior Consultant and Trainer/Facilitator with GAMC and a Development Associate (Research and Teaching Assistant) with the Institute of Development and Technology Management (IDTM), Cape Coast in Computer Applications for Development Practice, Entrepreneurship and Development Finance. In 2017 Mr. Arko presented his research findings as part of his MPhil Studies at the 4th Microfinance conference held at the University of Cape Coast with funding and technical support from the World Bank and under the auspices of the Ghana Microfinance Association receiving tremendous interest. He has also researched into slum upgrading as a key teaching area. Mr. Arko’s research interest revolves around Entrepreneurship, Development Finance (Domestic Resource Mobilization and Infrastructure finance), Banking and Microfinance (Financial Digitization and Inclusion), Strategic Management, Marketing, Leadership Practice, Human Resource Development and Training needs. Having been in Senior Management role for over a decade, Mr. Arko has provided leadership and team building in areas such as Banking Operations, Investment Management, Customer Relations Management, Credit Management, Micro Finance Management, SME Development, Bank Management, Private Public Partnership Management, Community Development, Stakeholder Engagements, Community Mobilization, Credit Group Formation, Group Lending Methodologies, Village Savings and Loans Association Management, among others. Prior to joining CSIR College was the Chief Executive Officer of Nsutaman Rural Bank Ltd, Nsuta-Ashanti where he moved the bank from loss-making bank to a profit-making bank, the General Manager/CEO of Microfin Rural Bank Limited where he led the bank to be admitted to the Ghana Club 100 in 2018 and 2019. He was also the Managing Director for Delta Microfinance Limited, Loans and Recovery Manager for Forbes Investments and Financial Services Limited, Asutifi Rural Bank Limited as an Operations Manager and an Operational Clerk with GCB Bank Limited. Mr. Arko holds a Master of Philosophy in Development Studies (Development Finance Major), Master of Arts in Development Studies (Development Finance Major) from the Institute of Development and Technology Management, Cape Coast, Postgraduate Diploma in Entrepreneurship from Entrepreneurship Training Institute, Accra, Certificate in International Business Acumen from Helia University of Business and Applied Sciences, Helsinki Finland, Higher National Diploma in Marketing from Takoradi Technical University and an Intermediate Certificate in Banking from the Chartered Institute of Bankers Ghana. Mr. Arko is also a member of the Institute of Directors Ghana. Mr. Arko is currently in the final year of his PhD programme researching into the Financial Sector Digitization and Financial Inclusion and Economic Growth in Ghana.