Professor Franklyn Manu

Board Member


Professor Manu was the Rector of the Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA).

He has over twenty-five years experience in consulting, training and education.  During this period he has exhibited extensive capabilities in strategic planning, program design and assessment in higher education.  He has been heavily involved in designing and reviewing programs to improve university and corporate education in such institutions as Loyola College in Maryland, Morgan State University, Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA), Association of African Business Schools, Global Business School Network, International Academy of African Business and Development, and the Ghana TALIF project. 

He has also consulted for a variety of companies in the areas of strategic planning, marketing strategy development and corporate social responsibility. Additionally, he has substantial experience in lecturing in strategy, decision-making and leadership for corporate education clients.

Professor Manu serves on the Boards of Unilever Ghana, Bedrock Venture Capital Fund of Ghana, Buck Press, Private Clinics (Ghana) Ltd, OMD Media Reach (Ghana), Trojan Power and GN Bank. He also chairs the MTN Ghana Foundation. 

Professor Manu earned Ph.D. (Marketing and International Business) and MBA (Finance and International Business) degrees from New York University, Graduate School of Business Administration (Stern). His undergraduate degree was received at the University of Ghana, School of Administration where he earned a B.Sc. (Administration) degree.