patrick awuah

Patrick Awuah

Position: Founder and President

Company: Ashesi University

Indusrty: Education/Academia

Address: 1 University Avenue, Berekuso, Cantonments-Accra

Phone: +233 302 610 330


Achimota Secondary School

Engineering and Economics Major from Swarthmore College, US

Master’s in Business Administration from University of California Haas Berkeley School of Business

Honorary Doctorate from Swarthmore College and Babson College

• Rotary Club of Accra Ring Road Central (RCARRC) honored Dr Patrick Awuah (Jnr), a Paul Harris Fellow (PHF). 2013
• Honorary Doctorate, from Swarthmore for his leadership in African higher Education, 2004
• Honorary Doctorate in recognition of his leadership in African Higher Education, Babson College in 2013
• Membership of the Order of Volta and the Millennium Excellence Award for Educational Development, 2007
• Millennium Excellence Award for Education Development, 2010.
• 8th Most Respected CEO in Ghana (2010) and the Best Entrepreneur in Ghana (also in 2010).
• 2009 Microsoft Alumni Foundation Fellow, voted one of the 100 Most Creative People in Business by Fast Company
• The John P. McNulty Prize, Aspen Institute, 2007.

• Fellow of the Africa Leadership Initiative (a branch of the Aspen Global Leadership Network)
• A member of the United States Council on Foreign Relations and the Pacific Council on International Policy
• Member of the United States Tau Beta Pi honor society for excellence in engineering

Patrick Awuah, before founding Ashesi University,worked as a Program Manager for Microsoft where, among other things, he spearheaded the development of dial-up internet working technologies and gained a reputation for bringing difficult projects to completion.