Yaa Ntiamoa-Baidu is Professor of Zoology at the University of Ghana, Legon. She holds a PhD in Zoology from Edinburgh University and a BSc degree from the University of Ghana. Prof. Ntiamoa-Baidu is a biodiversity and environmental specialist, and has received a number of meritorious awards in recognition of her contribution to wildlife research and training in Africa. She has served in various leadership roles, including as Director of WWF International Africa and Madagascar Programme and as Executive Director of the Ghana Wildlife Society, a conservation NGO she established in 1992.
     As an academic, she combines senior level university administrative experience with teaching, extension service and research. Prof. Ntiamoa-Baidu was Dean of the School of Graduate Studies and the Founding Pro-Vice Chancellor (Acting) of the Office of Research, Innovation and Development, both at the University of Ghana. She is currently a member of the Council of the University of Ghana, Chair of the Millennium Development Authority (MiDA)-Ghana, and Fellow of the Ghana Academy of Arts and Sciences. 
      Prof. Ntiamoa-Baidu  is the initiator of PADA.


Ag. Doctoral Schools Coordinator

Collins Badu AGYEMANG is a Lecturer and a Licensed Organizational Psychologist at the Department of Psychology, University of Ghana, Legon. He did his PhD in Applied Psychology from the University of Ghana. He has done research on emotions and how they affect peoples’ behavioural patterns in their everyday life.

He is reasonably published and has taught and supervised graduate students in multiple higher education institutions in Ghana. As a PADA faculty, he handles ‘emotional intelligence and work-life integration for the PhD journey. He is currently a Visiting Courtesy Professor to the Department of Psychology, University of South Florida (Tampa Campus), USA. He has a rich industry experience and has been a consultant to many corporate organizations in Ghana and abroad. Collins is a Resource Person of the Institute of Human Resource Management Practitioners, Ghana and Lead Psychologist to National Science and Maths Quiz (Prime Time- Ghana Education Sponsored Competition). He is an Executive Board Member and the National Vice-President of Ghana Psychological Association. He is free, fair and firm. Collins is organised, approachable and endeavour to refresh all clients he serves. Humility is his highest qualification.




Margaret Williams is a Senior Administrative Assistant at the University of Ghana and administrator of PADA. She holds a first degree in Business Administration (Human Resource Option) and a diploma in Business Studies. Prior to working at PADA, she worked in the Human Resource and Organisational Development Directorate of UG as an administrative assistant, as an administrator at Morning Star International High School, and as a Human Resource Manager at Tulip Inn, Accra.  

Administrative Assistant

Kobina Brako Markin is a graduate of the University of Ghana with a BA in Psychology with Adult Education and Human Resource Studies. During the last two years of his undergraduate studies, Kobina served as a member of the JTN Yankah Hall Congress and an executive of the University Christian Fellowship respectively. He provides administrative support to PADA.

Administrative Assistant

Irene Boadum Ahiale is a graduate of the University of Ghana with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and Russian. She provides administrative support to PADA.