School Management Board members

Mrs Dzifa Bampoh is a versatile corporate communications and media practitioner with a more than 2-decade media career. Dzifa is driven by a quest for achieving excellence and upholding ethical practice in media whiles exuding passion for delivering compelling and memorable media content.

Dzifa has held leadership roles in multiple communications and media jobs as Head of News for TV3, Tullow Oil’s Corporate Communications and Investor Relations Manager, an Editor & News Anchor for JoyFM, as well as Presenter and DJ for the Ghana Broadcasting Corporation (GBC).

She has a track record of content development for impact, building stakeholder relations and confidence in brands and organizations with which she works. This is evidenced by the vibrancy restored in Tullow’s internal and external communications, as well as shows she has produced and hosted e.g., “Key Points” on TV3, “News Night” on JoyFM and “Next Level” on GTV.

Dzifa has served on the management board for the School of Information and Communication Studies since. 

Dzifa is a multiple award recipient.  Among others, she has received the Women’s Excellence Award – Media 2017, RTP Award 2014 & 2011, 2007 CIMG Programme of Year and 2003 National Youth Council Youth Media Presenter for GTV’s “Next Level”.


Dr. Helena R. Asamoah-Hassan is the Executive Director of the African Library and Information Associations and Institutions (AfLIA). Prior to this, she was the University Librarian of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, Ghana for 14 years. She has been in the library profession for 45 years, 37 years at the top management level, and is a Fellow of the Ghana Library Association.

She has served in several roles including President of the Ghana Library Association 2003-06; Member and later Chairperson of the Africa Section of IFLA 2003-2007; Member of the Governing Board of the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA) 2007-11; Member, and later Chairperson of eIFLnet Advisory Board 2007-2011; Member and later Chairperson of UNESCO’s International Advisory Committee on the Memory of the World Program 2013-2015; Chairperson, Management Committee, Consortium of Academic and Research Libraries in Ghana (CARLIGH) 2004-2013. In May 2012, she received the 2011 BioMed Open Access Advocate of the Year and in August 2012, the IFLA Service Medal for her significant contribution to IFLA and international librarianship through her work in building bridges across Africa and between African countries and the rest of the world.

Currently she serves in several roles including as the Chairperson of the Ghana Library Authority Board, Ghana, having been there since March 2018; Chairperson of the Ghana National Committee of UNESCO’s Memory of the World Program; Secretary-General UNESCO’s African Regional Committee of the Memory of the World (ARCMoW) Programme; Editorial Consultant to the Ghana Library Journal;  Member, Editorial Board of Library Trends; Member, Management Committee of the School of Information and Communication Studies, University of Ghana, Legon, Accra, Ghana; Member, Appeals Board of the Kumasi Technical University, Kumasi, Ghana.

She has 25 publications to her credit consisting of 3 books, a chapter each in 3 books, 19 refereed conference proceedings and journal articles. She also has 112 conference papers and 20 major commissioned reports to her credit. She is a consultant to some international organizations on library and information issues.


 Mawuko Afadzinu is an accomplished Brand, Marketing, Communications, Strategy and Large-Scale Change Management Professional, Mawuko is a well-respected senior executive, specialist, strategist, and transformational leader.

Acknowledged for ground-breaking efforts in the design and application of high impact strategic marketing, communication, and business solutions to build strong brands, increase revenue and improve profitability, Mawuko earned national plaudits for the high calibre and capacity to manage crisis, complexity, and complicated commercial and reputational challenges.

 Mawuko holds an MBA from the John Molson School of Business, Concordia University Canada, a Post graduate diploma in Communication Studies, and a 1st degree in the Humanities from the University of Ghana, Legon. 

With vast experience in Senior Management, Communication and Marketing roles in Africa, Europe, Asia, and North America, Mawuko versatility extends to diverse sectors and spheres including academia, aviation, communication, FMCG, Oil and Gas. He is recognised and applauded for proven excellence in the design and execution of innovative marketing, communication, and strategic management practices.

 A Chartered Institute of Marketing Ghana Marketing Practitioner of the Year laureate, Mawuko’ s list of recognitions includes a Standard Bank Group Marketing and Communications Mark of Excellence winner, and a Melcrum Awards Inc Best PR Internal Communicator of the Year conferee. These are but part of the highlights in a tall list of professional and personal awards.

Mawuko is the President of the Institute of Public Relations Ghana, the President. Ghana Table Tennis Association, a Board Member, International Table Tennis Federation. He previously served as Board Member, Ghana Olympic Committee, a Member, Economist Magazine International Marketing Advisory Council, a Board Member, the Faculty of Arts, University of Ghana, among others.

Formerly a TV, and Radio host, Mawuko lectured part-time for more than a decade at the Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration, the Ghana Institute of Journalism, and the Africa University of Communication.