Moses Aristophanes Kwame Gyasi
MR. M.A.K. GYASI, B.Sc. (Administration), C.A. (Ghana), is currently a Senior Lecturer in accountancy subjects, University of Ghana Business School, University of Ghana, Legon.
Mr. Gyasi was educated at Mfantsipim School, Cape Coast, and at the University of Ghana, Legon, where he obtained a B.Sc. (Administration degree in June 1970. He was admitted into the membership of the Institute of Chartered Accountants (Ghana) in 1976.
He has had considerable experience in industry, commerce and academia. He worked as an accountant in various positions with the Electricity Company of Ghana, Tema Shipyard and Drydock Corporation, Kowus Motors Ltd. and as an auditor with KPMG. For almost eight years he was a Principal Lecturer in accountancy subjects and acting head of Department at Kwara State Polytechnic, Ilorin, Nigeria, two of which were spent as the Deputy Director of the Institute of Management and Vocation, one of the four Institutes within the Polytechnic.
He has had the opportunity to offer management consultancy services to a large number of companies and served as a board member of many organisations including some state institutions like the New Times Corporation, Ghana Broadcasting Corporation National Petroleum Tender Board and the GETFund and private ones like the Ghana Integrity Initiative, the local wing of the international non-governmental anti-corruption organisation, the Transparency International and Research International.
He is a prolific writer, a social commentator and constantly comments on issues of national interest in the media. He contributes articles in the print media, takes part in discussions on the electronic media as well as delivers lectures at important forums.
Mr. Gyasi is the author of the following professional books on accountancy:
(a) An International Guide to Auditing
(b) Partnership and Company Accounts
(c) Management Accounting
(d) Accounting for the Graduate Non-Accounting Students.
Mr. Kwame Gyasi is married with one daughter.