Mr. Kwaku Agyen-Gyasi is currently the Deputy Librarian in Charge of Teaching and Learning at the Prempeh II Library He holds B.A (Hons) Second Class upper degree in Economics and Sociology and M.A. in Economics from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology; Graduate Diploma in Library Studies from the University of Ghana; Graduate Diploma in Management from the International Professional Managers Association (IPMA) U.K., Chartered Management Consultant (cmc) from the Chartered Institute of Administration and Management Consultants (CIAMC), Ghana and has submitted his thesis for the award of Ph.D. in Information Science from the University of South Africa (UNISA).
He has served in several capacities in the University since his appointment in 2001. These include: Faculty Librarian at the Faculty of Science (now College of Science); Lending Librarian; Acting College Librarian (College of Art and Social Sciences); Acquisition Librarian; Acting College Librarian (College of Architecture and Planning now College of Art and Built Environment); Acting Deputy Librarian and Acting University Librarian. Others include Member of the College Management Committee, College Board and College Library Committee (Colleges of Art and Social Sciences and Architecture and Planning/Art and Built Environment); DRUSSA; Executive Committee; Academic Board; Planning and Resources Committee, Editorial Board of the Journal of Science and Technology, ICT Committee; University Library Committee and University Library Appointment and Promotion Committee.
Externally he has been a member of the Consortium of Academic and Research Libraries in Ghana (CARLIGH) and the Committee of University Librarians and their Deputies. Currently, he is the Chairman of the Parent Teachers Association of the SOS Herman Gmanier School, Kumasi.
Mr. Agyen-Gyasi is a member of the Ghana Library Association and the Chartered Institute of Administration and Management Consultants, Ghana. He has published in several Local and International journals including the Ghana Library Journal, Library Philosophy and Practice, Electronic Journal of Academic and Special Librarianship, Journal of International Loan, Document Delivery and Electronic Reserve, Information Development, Library Review and the Libraries and Information Network (LINK).
Mr. Agyen-Gyasi is interested in Environmental and Social issues pertaining to the well-being of the people especially those in the rural areas. In librarianship, he is interested in Economics of Information, Library Management, Knowledge/Information Management, Information and Communication Technology, Information Literacy and Collection Building. He is a strong advocate for Open Access issues and had spoken on several fora on open access publishing. He is a staunch member of the Church of Christ and married with three children. His hobbies are reading, writing and gardening.