- Member position: Director
Reverend Professor Peter Ohene Kyei has over forty (40) years’ experience in administration and education. A great part of his career has been spent in education at the tertiary level. Since 1988 he has held administrative positions, taught several courses and managed various projects in the University and the Church.
Reverend Professor Peter Ohene Kyei was called into full-time Ministry of the Church of Pentecost as a Pastor and was inducted into office as the Rector of the Pentecost University College (PUC) where he served for Eight years.
Prior to his position at PUC he spent over twenty (20) years as an academic at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) where he served as a senior lecturer and Head of Geography and Rural Development. While in KNUST, Reverend Professor Peter Ohene Kyei served on several committees and boards including the Academic Board, the Board of the Faculty of Social Sciences and that of the College of Arts and Social Sciences, Committee for the Establishment of Post-Harvest Technology, Committee for the Establishment of Exercise and Sports Sciences and Chairman of the KNUST Basic Schools Board. Reverend Professor Peter Ohene Kyei was a Council Member for the Christian Service University College from 2005-2010.
In addition to publishing many academic papers and book chapters in peer-reviewed academic journals, Reverend Professor Peter Ohene Kyei has co-authored a book “NGOs and the State in the 21st Century: Ghana and India.” and presented papers at local and international conferences. His book, “Decentralization and Poverty Alleviation in Rural Ghana (Does Decentralization Serve the Poor? – The Ghanaian Experience”) was published in 2013.
Reverend Professor Peter Ohene Kyei holds a Bachelor’s degree in Geography with Economics, from the University of Ghana, a Master of Science Degree in Regional Planning from Kwame Nkrumah University of Science & Technology, and a Doctor of Philosophy (Phd) in Development Geography from Durham University, in the United Kingdom.