Mr. Francis Owusu-Mensah, who has over 20 years’ work experience in Tertiary Education Administration, brings to his new position as a Registrar, a rich and broad range of expertise and experience. He has worked with a number of public and private universities in Ghana including the University of Cape Coast, University of Mines and Technology, Fountainhead Christian University College and Presbyterian University College, Ghana. After he has successfully completed his undergraduate programme, he was appointed a Teaching Assistant during the 1994/1995 Academic Year, and in 1995, his appointment with the University of Cape Coast was regularised and he became a full-time member of staff of the University. He has served in various higher level positions as Assistant Registrar, Senior Assistant Registrar, Deputy Executive Secretary and Registrar. From 2006 to 2013, Francis was appointed a Deputy Executive Secretary, National Board for Professional and Technician Examinations (NABPTEX), Ghana. He was also the pioneer Registrar for the Fountainhead Christian University College, Ghana.
Francis, a product of the University of Cape Coast, holds a Master of Philosophy Degree in Education (Curriculum Studies), B A (Social Sciences) Degree in Economics and Sociology and a Diploma in Education. He also holds a Certificate in Good Corporate Governance from Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration as well as a Certificate in Test Development, Psychometrics and Research Training from the Educational Testing Services (ETS), Princeton, USA. He has attended a number of International and Local Conferences and Workshops on Corporate Governance, Effective Record Keeping, Entrepreneurship Education, Procurement Management, Organising University Ceremonies, Instructional Techniques, Educational Assessment, Curriculum Development and Test Development, Psychometrics and Research.
He has served meritoriously on several boards and committees including the NABPTEX Board, University Councils and Statutory Committees of University Council. He has also chaired a number of committees including Disciplinary Committee, Housing Committee, Admissions Drive Committee and other ad hoc committees. Francis believes in excellence and hard work, a virtue he has instilled into all his subordinates who worked under him. He is married to Sandra Owusu-Mensah and blessed with three (3) children.