Profile of Dr. Anthony Hercules Turkson (ChPA, CMC, ACIHRM)
The Governing Council of Cape Coast Technical University at its meeting held on Friday, September 1, 2023 appointed Dr. Anthony Hercules Turkson the current Director of Academic Affairs as the University’s new Registrar. His appointment takes effect from November 1, 2023 and he takes over from Dr. Francis Narh Akrono whose term of office ends on October 31, 2023.
Dr. Turkson brings to the position a rich mix of academic and professional qualifications. He holds a Doctor of Philosophy in Management Education, Master of Philosophy in Educational Planning, Master of Business Administration(Finance), and a Bachelor of Education, Social Sciences (Accounting/Management) from the University of Cape Coast. Dr. Turkson is also a Chartered Professional Administrator, Chartered Management Consultant and Associate Member, Chartered Institute of Human Resource Management, Ghana.
Dr. Turkson’s 16- year career at CCTU has seen him rise through the ranks holding various high level portfolios such as Head of Planning Section, General Administration Division, Director of Human Resource, and currently, Director of Academic Affairs. He has served on various committees, both within and outside the University and is an expert in the use of management models and approaches to solve critical management and administrative problems. He is also a specialist in organizational restructuring and policy development. Dr. Turkson is a Consultant in Educational Management and Administration, as well as a career counsellor and has provided technical advice on administrative systems to numerous public and private universities. He was the former acting Consultant Registrar of Mfantsiman Institute of Technology.
Dr. Turkson is an External Assessor for the ten (10) Technical Universities in Ghana and he has a total of 32 Papers, including; Journal Articles, Position Papers, Concept Papers, Technical/ Administrative Reports, Proposals, Generative Memoranda, and Policy Documents. He is a Christian who worships at the Calvary Charismatic Centre and is married with three Sons.
From Directorate of Public Affairs, CCTU