Mr. Paul Pinaman Adade

Deputy Registrar

Dept: KNUST Obuasi Campus
KNUST Obuasi Campus

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Paul Pinaman Adade is a Professional Planner and University Administrator. As a Professional Planner, his area of expertise is in Strategic Planning, District Development Planning, Institutional Analysis and Capacity Building, Policy Analysis and Project Management.

Paul is a dynamic and results-driven Deputy Registrar with 18 years career experience in Higher Education Administration and Management. He is conversant with the higher education landscape and knowledgeable about current trends and issues in higher education management. He has a strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community. He has several years of experience in project management, institutional analysis, capacity building and strategic planning. Paul has grant writing and project management skills with a couple of successful grants to his credit.


Some of the key achievements he has chalked over the years include:

  • Establishment and development of functional and sustainable institutional structures for the KNUST School of Public Health, being the first School Secretary.
  • Organised and facilitated the launching of three external chapters of the KNUST Alumni Association in Nigeria (Lagos and Port Harcourt) and Banjul in The Gambia, 2015.
  • He was part of the team that sourced a grant of $300,000.00 from National Institutes of Health (NIH) to establish the Office of Grant and Research. The Office is playing important role in grant administration in the University.
  • He was one of the pioneer Team who introduced and institutionalised the Quality Assurance system in KNUST.


Paul has written over 22 memoranda which have influenced policy and brought some dynamic changes in the University.

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