Ambassador Dr. Adjei-Barwuah
Senior Advisory Committee Chairman
Dr. Adjei-Barwuah, the immediate past Ambassador of Ghana to the United States of America with concurrent Accreditation to Mexico, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Belize, Costa Rica and Dominican Republic. His first Ambassadorial assignment was Ambassador to Japan with concurrent accreditation to Singapore, Australia, New Zealand and Papua New Guinea.
Dr. Adjei-Barwuah previously served in the following capacities: Development Advisor in the Learning and Skills Development Agency of England, Head of Access and Development at London’s Hackney Adult Education Institute; Senior Lecturer at Erith College of Technology in Bexley, England; part-time Lecturer at the London Open College.
Dr. Adjei-Barwuah was for eight years the Executive Director of the Ghana Tourist Board. He had previously served as a Lecturer and Research Fellow at the University of Ghana. He was also a part-time Lecturer at the United Nations Regional Population Institute in Accra, Ghana besides being the host for a weekly discussion program on Ghana Television from 1972 to 1975. He served as the inaugural Dean of the Business School of African University of Communications in Accra, Ghana.
Dr. Adjei-Barwuah earned BA (Geography) degree from the University of Ghana, a Master of Science Degree from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and a PhD from Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana.
He has a counselling qualification from London’s Centre of Advancement of Counselling and runs his own consultancy firm - Learning Works Consult- in Accra, Ghana. He is also a certified chaplain.
Dr. Adjei-Barwuah has recently been appointed a Distinguished Diplomat in Residence by the Worcester Polytechnic Institute in Worcester, Massachusetts.