The University Council

The University of Mines and Technology (UMaT), a publicly funded institution in Ghana is superintendent by a University Council, as the highest decision making body.  The University Council is empowered by the Act that established the University to manage, and direct the affairs of the institution in areas of property, revenue, expenditure, business and other matters within the context of power accorded it. The Council has the following current membership:

H. E. John A. Kuffour Chancellor/Chairman
Dr Stephen S. Yirenkyi Government Appointee, Chairman
Dr F. Aboagye-Otchere Government Appointee, Member
Assoc Prof Helen Essandoh Government Appointee, Member
Dr Kofi Osei-Afoakwa Government Appointee, Member
Mr Agyare Acheampong Government Appointee, Member
Mrs Hilda Asante GTEC Rep, Member
Prof Richard K. Amankwah Vice Chancellor, Member
Prof Anthony Simons Pro Vice Chancellor, Member
Prof Grace Ofori-Sarpong Rep. of Convocation (Professorial Member), Member
Dr Evans Kokroko Rep. of Convocation (Non-Professorial Member), Member
Rev. Fr. George Eduayaw Ansah CHASS, Representative, Member
Dr Peter E. Sampson Alumni Rep., Member
Dr Sulemanu Koney Ghana Chamber of Mines Rep., Member
Mr Matthew Okrah Registrar, Member
Mr Jonathan Sakoe Finance Officer, Member
Mr Daniel Otukunnor Senior Staff Rep., Member
Mr Joseph Blay Yankson Junior Staff Rep.,Member
Mr Isaac Aryeetey SRC President, Member
Mr Benjamin Nyamekye GRASAG Rep., Member