Dr Akolaa is an astute academic and practitioner of marketing with over 25 years in industry and academia. Dr Akolaa’s experience spans the senior management levels in private sector, holding Senior Executive positions and serving on various public boards and committees in Ghana. Dr Akolaa is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Marketing both in the UK and Ghana. He currently serves as a member of the Board of National Biosafety Authority, a non-Executive Director of Tesah Future Fund, Executive Member of the Association of Ghana Industries Tema Region, a member of the Localization Committee of the Chartered Institute of Marketing, Ghana.
Dr Akolaa is also the immediate past President of BONABOTO an association of the citizens of Bolgatanga, Nangode, Bongo, Tongo and its environs of the Gurusi Traditional area. He also currently serves on a number of committees in the University of Professional Studies, Accra (UPSA) including the Academic Awards Committee, PhD Dissertation Committee, and as a PhD Comprehensive Examiner.
He holds a Doctor of Business Administration from the SMC University, Switzerland; MSc in International Business from the University of Ghana Business School; Executive Master’s in Business Administration from the University of Ghana Business School; and a Postgraduate Diploma in Professional Marketing from the Chartered Institute of Marketing, UK.
Dr Akolaa served as a Council Member of the Chartered Institute of Marketing, Ghana. He also served as a Corporate Executive in Residence at the University of Ghana Business School. He brings a wealth of experience to our faculty.