The Board

Dr. Adam Abdul-Rahaman​

Board Member

Dr. Adam Abdul-Rahaman was born in Tamale in the Northern Region of Ghana and attended Tamale Senior Secondary School (Tamasco). Dr. Adam gained admission to the University of Cape Coast. He graduated with B.A. (Hons) degree in History and Religion. Afterwards, he was posted to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration for his National Service, where he was retained to begin his career as a Foreign Service Officer. As part of the Ministry’s capacity building agenda, Dr. Adam was sponsored to study his M.A. in International Affairs at the Legon Center for International Affairs and Diplomacy at the University of Ghana, Legon. He also had the opportunity to study an Advanced Certificate in Human Resource Planning and Development at the Institute of Applied Manpower Research in New Delhi, India. While on duty tour at the Embassy of Ghana in Brussels, Belgium, Dr. Adam enrolled with SMC University in Zurich, Switzerland to study a Doctorate programme leading to the award of Doctorate in Political Economy in 2017. Dr. Adam has a number of publications including ‘the Political Economy of Migration and the EU-ACP Cooperation’, ‘ Migrants as Agents of Development: the Role of the Ghanaian Diaspora’, ‘the Sahelian Security Situation from the Perspective of the Ghanaian Diplomat in Burkina Faso’, ‘Assessing Motivation for improved performance in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration’, ‘An appraisal of the EU-AU Lisbon Summit and the problem of illegal migrants from Africa to Europe’ and ‘the impact of the presence of Hausa in Tamale’ among others. Dr. Adam is a Deputy Director at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration and currently on duty tour at the Embassy of Ghana in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso as the Minister-Counsellor/Head of Chancery. Dr. Adam loves reading, watching movies and spending time with the family. He is married with four children.