About Our Rector – Prof. Ernest Owusu-Ansah

The Rector of Assemblies of God Institute of Higher Learning is Prof. Ernest Owusu-Ansah (AGIHL). He is a professor of biomedical chemistry. In 2009, Prof. Ernest Owusu-Ansah graduated from the University of Bristol with a PhD in chemistry. He spent most of his career at the University of Cape Coast’s chemistry department (UCC). He was hired by the Department of Chemistry at UCC to serve as an academic advisor to chemistry students from September 2001 to May 2005. He was the chemistry department’s registration officer from November 2001 to September 2005. He joined the academic planning committee between August 2004 and September 2005.   He was appointed department head in the Department of Laboratory Technology from November 2009 until August 2013. From August 2013 to July 2015, he served as the deputy dean of the School of Physical Sciences. In October and November 2013, he served as the pro-vice-chancellor and interim vice-chancellor. He was appointed Dean of the School of Allied Sciences from August 2015 until August 2016.   Prof. Ernest Owusu-Ansah has conducted numerous investigations and published his findings in the fields of toxicology, using natural products to manage insect pests, and treating infections that affect both plants and people. Additionally, Prof. Owusu-Ansah serves on the national accrediting board’s panel of assessors and is a member of the Assemblies of God Church, Dadiesoaba, Kumasi.