• Profile

    Mr. Kennedy Oppong Fosu was born on 20th June 1988. He holds a Master of Philosophy Degree in Finance with distinction from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology. He also obtained Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration (Accounting) from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology where he graduated with first class. Due to his enviable academic records, Mr. Kennedy Oppong Fosu was made a Graduate Assistant to assist post-graduate students in tutorials and studies. He attended his secondary school education at Saint James Seminary and Secondary School, Sunyani-Abesim where he pursued a business program.

    After attaining his academic qualifications, Mr. Kennedy Oppong Fosu proceeded to pursue a professional course in accountancy. In May 2013, he qualified as a Chartered Accountant, in Ghana and became a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants, (Ghana). He holds an Advanced Diploma Certificate in Management Accounting from the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA), United Kingdom, and he is recognized as an associate member of the Institute. He is a member of the Institute of Internal Auditors globally and in good standing. He is a member of the Audit Committee of the Ghana Museums and Monuments Board.

    Mr. Kennedy Oppong Fosu has over ten year’s post-qualification experience as a professional accountant. He has held and occupied different positions in his career path evidenced by his curriculum vitae, which have led to his in-depth accumulation of knowledge and experience for his current role.

    Prior to his appointment as a Senior Internal Auditor and the subsequent appointment as the Director of Internal Audit for the University, Mr. Kennedy Oppong Fosu was a staff of the Ghana Supreme Audit Institution, Ghana as a senior auditor where he led a great number of varied teams to conduct both locally and internationally financed projects and activities from the Government of Ghana and donor-funded organizations.

    Notable among his audit is the lead role he played in a four-member team for the successful conduct of an audit of a multi-million dollar global project on malaria, tuberculosis and HIV/AIDS funded by the Swiss Government to the Government of Ghana. He also successfully led the audit of the special audit of the Rural Enterprise Programme funded by the Japanese Government towards poverty alleviation in the rural areas in Ghana. While working at the Ghana Audit Service, Mr. Kennedy Oppong Fosu led several audit engagements including auditing tertiary education and pre-tertiary education institutions. He also played a massive role in the conduct of annual audits for District and Municipal Assemblies within the precincts of the Western and Western North Regional Auditable areas. He has a vast knowledge of audit procedures resulting from his expertise acquired at the Ghana Audit Service.

    Mr. Kennedy Oppong Fosu also worked as a Finance Manager at the erstwhile Ghana Technology University College, Takoradi, a role he demonstrated with par excellence. He also became the Head of Finance and Administration for Spectra Health and Interventional Radiology in Kumasi where he accomplished and discharged all duties creditably.

    Mr. Kennedy Oppong Fosu was an adjunct lecturer at KNUST, GCTU and ICAG in both the academic and professional levels. He is a member of the panel of examiners to coordinate the marking and the results for students at the professional level of the Institute of Chartered Accountants, Ghana for Public Sector Accounting. He also has a number of published articles to his credit. He has participated in numerous conferences necessary for honing his skills and career development.

    In his current role as the Director of the Internal Audit Directorate, Mr. Kennedy has demonstrated a remarkable track record of leadership. His agility to transform and train the staff of the Internal Audit Directorate to conform with the public sector audit procedures (following the transition from a private to a public University) is so gratifying and reflective of a good change management leader. He is a good team player who carries his subordinates along the right path. His ability to consistently deliver and meet reporting deadlines is highly commendable. He has contributed and supported the University in diverse ways through the provision of consulting and assurance services.

    He has been demonstrating high standards of ethical practices and professionalism. His qualifications and competence have proven beyond reasonable doubts his capabilities, readiness and commitment to handling the affairs of the Directorate excellently.

    Mr. Kennedy Oppong Fosu has held and consulted for over thirty (30) different committees and boards within and outside the corridors of the University. He does not hesitate to bring to bear his rich experience and knowledge acquired over the years to help organizations succeed and deliver profoundly on their mandates. He is a good communicator, listener, and transformative leader with high-level writing and impeccable skills.

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    • Director, Internal Audit, GCTU

    • Member Of the Audit Committee of The Ghana Museums and Monuments Board

    • Finance Manager

    • Senior Auditor

    • Graduate Assistant

    • Head Of Finance and Administrations

    • Accounts Officer

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