Professor Daniel Kweku Inkoom is a Professor of Planning at the at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST). He is also a Visiting Associate Professor at the School of Architecture and Planning, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa. Professor Inkoom has practised professional planning for more than three (3) decades. In terms of academia, he has contributed enormously in mentoring the next generation of planners. Professor Inkoom has supervised over 100 graduate students. Professor Daniel Inkoom has also contributed to improving knowledge in the field of Development Planning through his extensive publications. He has published 70 articales in high impact factor journals. He has served as reviewer for several high impact journals and currently serves on the Editorial Board of Urban Forum. Professor Inkoom has over the years served as an external examiner for universities in Ghana, Tanzania, Sweden, South Africa and Zimbabwe.
Professor Inkoom is currently a Fellow of the Ghana Institute of Planners (FGIP), and sits on the International Advisory Board of the Southern Urbanism Masters Programme at the African Centre for Cities (ACC) at the University of Cape Town, South Africa. He has been Steering Committee Chair of the Association of African Planning Schools (AAPS) and currently represents the AAPS at the Council of the Global Planning Educators Association Network (GPEAN). His research interests include urban environmental governance, climate change, and natural resources management. He has recently been invited to join the Editorial Board of the Journal of the American Planning Association (JAPA) for a three year term 2022-2024. Professor Inkoom has consulted in over 20 countries on four continents in several fields including organization development, project planning, and management, as well as monitoring and evaluation. He curently sits on the board of four highly reputable institutions. These include Action Aid Ghana, West African Network for Peace Building, New Generation Investment Services and Kumasi Institute fo Environment Technology. He currently serves on the faculty of the Interanational Gestalt Organisation and Leaderdership Development (iGOLD) Programme based in the USA.