Emmanuel Kojo
Associate Professor
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Prof. Sakyi started his academic career as a Lecturer in 2000 at the Department of Public Administration and Health Services Management, University of Ghana Business School. In 2005, he was appointed to the rank of Senior Lecturer and later appointed the Head of Department in 2009.  In 2011, he accepted a tenured position of an Associate Professor for teaching and research at the University of Ghana.  Prior to joining the University, he worked as a Research Fellow at the Centre for Democratic Development (CDD-Ghana). Currently, he is the Rector of the Ho Polytechnic.  A position he assumed on 1st October, 2014 following a leave of absence granted by the Vice-Chancellor. 
Prof. Sakyi holds a PhD in Development Policy and Management, MPhil in Administration and Organisations, MA in Development Studies and BA (with First Class Honours) degrees from The Manchester University in UK, University of Bergen in Norway, University of Dalhousie in Canada and University of Ghana, Legon respectively.
Some of his contributions to the University of Ghana Business School as Head of Department include the pursuit of an aggressive faculty recruitment policy which resulted in an increase in the faculty population from nine to twenty-three within five years. He also introduced a Master of Science (MSc.) programme in Climate Change and Sustainable Development. He has served as the Principal Investigator for several departmental research projects, which resulted in the publication of two edited books.  In this capacity, Prof. Sakyi promoted and mentored early career faculty and supervised over half a dozen doctoral fellows.  Prof. Sakyi has been actively involved in the administration and governance of the University of Ghana. He served on several boards and committees within the University and as the University’s representative on the Admission Boards of some University Colleges affiliated to University of Ghana.
Prof. Sakyi has many scholarly works to his credit in scientific journals and presented papers at different local and international conferences.  He has taken part in various applied public policy evaluation research projects.  In addition, he has provided consultancy services for the Government of Ghana and a number of local and international organisations such as ECA, DANIDA, DFID, Revenue Watch Institute, UK, CDD-Ghana and IEA.
Prof. Sakyi enjoys early morning walking as a hobby.