Our staff have a depth of expertise, knowledge and experience which they use to encourage, guide and support those who learn here.
Dr. George vanDyck has worked in the maritime sector for over a decade and is an expert in the fields of maritime logistics and transport. As the coordinator for Graduate Studies, he is responsible for co-ordinating all graduate activities at the Regional Maritime University including facilitating the development of new graduate programmes and liaising with National and International partners and bodies concerning graduate students and programmes.
Imparting knowledge in various Disciplines and Research has been the prime duty of Mrs. Felicity Ankoma-Sey for the past twenty-six (26) years. Her objective has been to prepare existing and future stakeholders in the Sub Region and beyond to adequately fit into the fast evolving International Maritime Transport and Allied Industries. Her research interest has been Integrated Transport and Terminal Management related. However most of her research focus currently is Improving Standards of Distribution and Transportation of Products for Small Scale Indigenous Supply Chains in Ghana and beyond, and further to explore and bring to the fore some untapped potentials.
Dr. John York Abaidoo commenced his career as a Chief Engineer, Atlantic Tuna Complex, Tema, Ghana. His years as Chief Engineer was characterized by an innovative, positive, and diversified marine engineering and management experience on Ocean-going vessels. His long association with engineering services comprising workshop, civil work, afloat vehicle, and other ancillary equipment maximized compliance knowledge of the International Maritime Safety and Pollution prevention regulations.
Ms. Vania O. E. Thomas is an Astute Member of the Regional Maritime University Management Team. She has cumulative work experience of nearly two decades in Ghana and overseas, which straddle very important sectors in the Public and Private Sector, Academia, Local and Government. Prior to her Appointment as Director of RMU, she served as Director of Accounts, Sierra Leone Maritime Administration (SLMA) and Accounts Officer, Public Financial Management Reform Unit, an Institutional Reform and Capacity Building Project (IRCBP) in Sierra Leone where she doubled as Project Accountant for the SLMA (ECOWAS Bank for Investment and Development Project on Jetty Construction and Rehabilitation).
Dr. Njie has strong leadership competencies grounded in contemporary organization development principles, for which he had warranted an appreciation of aspirations and motivation, which Academic and Administrative employees emulate.
From his experience as the former Director of Planning and Quality Assurance and Deputy Registrar (Academics) of the University of the Gambia, he has since been rooted in Implementation of Institutional Academic Policy and University’s Regulatory Framework.
Mr. Jethro W. Brooks Jr is an Honorary Fellow of the Regional Maritime University. He has over ten (10) years of Experience in Education, Organizational and Institutional Restructuring, Design, and Improvement of Business Processes. Over the years, Mr. Brooks Jr. has been involved in several Research Extensions and Academic Assignments.
Prof. Elvis Nyarko is an accomplished Academician with over twenty years’ experience in the field of Marine Environmental Science Research. As a distinguished lecturer, with expertise in research, mentoring, consultancy and investigative work, he has, over the years, provided scientific and innovative support to vital National and International projects.