Kwame Twumasi-Ankrah Assistant Registrar, Research & Grants Centre 0205044359
Heritage Christian College Campus. Amasaman behind stadium junction

Kwame Twumasi-Ankrah

Assistant Registrar for Grants & Research, Registry


  • Master of Research in Global Political Economy, University of Bath, U.K.
  • M.A., International Affairs, Texas A&M University
  • Undergraduate Degree, Abilene Christian University in Texas, USA


Experienced international affairs professional with six years of demonstrated history working in international development projects including jobs and development, social protection, social development, poverty and equity with the World Bank Group. Skilled in data management, data analysis and field research. Self-motivated and driven to produce high quality reports, with special importance on ensuring client needs. Demonstrated team leadership skills with keen cross-cultural sensitivity, effective communication, results and client orientation. Research interests are in political economy of development in Africa, comparative politics and energy politics.

Research Publications

  • Sataru, F., Twumasi-Ankrah, K., and Seddoh, A. (2022). An Analysis of Catastrophic Out-of-Pocket Health Expenditures in Ghana. Frontiers in Health Services, 1.
  • Barrett, Z., Berrios, A., He, Y., Larsen, S., Novoa, M., Twumasi-Ankrah, K., and Vega, C. (2015). Youth Employment in Ghana: Conditions and Determinants. College Station, TX: Texas A&M University, Bush School of Government and Public Service.

Presentations and Workshops

  • Workshop, “Writing a Grant Proposal,” Heritage Christian College, August 3, 2023.
  • Training, “Turnitin Similarity: A Training for Unicheck Customers” by the Turnitin Migrations Team for Heritage Christian College, July 11, 2023.
  • Workshop, “Ghana Youth Employment Framework,” World Bank Group Social Protection and Labor Brown Bag Lunch (BBL), June 15, 2018.
  • Workshop, “Bridging the Skills Gap – Creating Enabling Synergies between Industry and Academia,” Ghana Skills Gap Summit, September 27, 2017.
  • Paper Presentation, “Youth Employment in Ghana: Conditions and Determinants,” Capstone presentation to client at the Human Development Network of the World Bank, May 9, 2015.
  • Paper Presentation, “Youth Employment in Ghana: Conditions and Determinants,” Capstone presentation to client at the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), May 8, 2015.
  • Paper Presentation, “Youth Employment in Ghana: Conditions and Determinants,” Capstone presentation to the Center on Conflict and Development of Texas A&M University, April 28, 2015.

Honours, Awards and Certifications

  • James W. McGrew Research Award                              2015
    An award for outstanding research from the Central Texas Chapter of
    the American Society for Public Administration. The award recognizes
    graduate students in public policy programs who have conducted outstanding
    research as a team in the field of public policy.
  • Dean’s Certificate in Leadership                                     2015
    A formal certificate in leadership which requires formal education
    and training (coursework and program workshops); self-study
    and assessments (personalized feedback and individualized leadership
    development planning); and experiential learning activities (involvement
    in extracurricular organizations, events, and service projects).
  • Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges 2012
    An award given to outstanding students who are selected based on
    leadership ability shown in the areas of scholastic aptitude, community
    service, and extracurricular activities.
  • Judge Ted Poe Scholarship 2011
  • Phi Eta Sigma Honor Society 2009
  • Community Servant Leader Award, Abilene Christian University 2008 to 2012



  • Proficient in statistical analysis and software (STATA and SPSS).
  • Proficient in the use of automated economic analysis related software (ADePT).