About us : Principal Officers and Key Officers

Principal Officers

  • Dr. Kapil Gupta - PhD, FCCA (UK), MBA (Indian Institute of Management) FCA (India)

    Chairman (Governing Council)

    Dr. Kapil Gupta (PhD, MBA, FCCA, FCMA) is a dedicated Educationist who believes in leveraging technology in the area of higher learning to bring about social transformation. His rich experience spanning over 20 years in industry and education has been instrumental in growth of ICT and Management education in Ghana. He pioneered IT Education in Ghana by setting up bringing world-class IT education to Ghana in collaboration with NIIT in the year 2000. NIIT has become a household name in Ghana having trained over 50,000 students and professionals in the last 12 years. An ardent supporter of international collaboration in education space, he brought Indian distance learning education to Ghana (now operating under Academic City College) in 2009. Academic City College has now become the preferred choice of school leavers as well as working professionals who are able to upgrade themselves with internationally recognized and industry-endorsed IT and Management education from India.

    He was nominated by ghanaclassifieds.com for ‘Foreign Excellence in Ghana’ for his excellent service in the field of IT and dynamic leadership. Lending professional touch to whatever he does, NIIT Ghana bagged the coveted 8th position in the prestigious 2005 Ghana Club 100 ranking in addition to 2nd most Socially Responsible company and 3rd most Profitable company in Ghana. It was also the first and only IT Education Company in the Top 100 companies in Ghana for three consecutive years.
    He launched the maiden edition of International Journal of ICT and Management (IJICTM) with ISSN No. 2026-6839 on February 22, 2013. This Journal has been started to provide the research platform for post-graduate students, research scholars and the teaching faculty in Ghana and abroad.

  • Dr. Abhishek Tyagi - Ph.D., M.Phil, MBA, BSc Statistics


    Dr. Abhishek Tyagi has over 20 years of rich experience in Education, Training, Sales & Distribution and Software Consulting for both start-up and established manufacturing & Service Industries. He is an academician, a result oriented proactive leader, skilled communicator with exceptional presentation skills. Apart from teaching Strategic Management, & Consumer Behaviour his other key strengths include his motivational leadership style, business analysis, negotiations & networking, leading large teams &managing admissions and academic delivery for campus based and distance education programs. Prior to the present assignment he was associated with ICFAI University, India for about a decade.

  • Dr. Mir Nasser Hussain - Ph.D (Mech. Engg), M.S (Prod. Engg.), B.E, F.I.E., P.E (India)

    Dean - School of Engineering

    Dr.Mir has over 24 years of experience in teaching, administration, curriculum development, research management and supervision. Added to that he has rich experience in programme development and implementation of academic policies in renowned engineering colleges and quality experience from countries like Japan, the UK, Saudi Arabia and Iran. Prior to the present assignment he was associated with Dronacharya College of Engineering, Gurgaon, India as a Principal.

Key Officers

  • Amit Kakhani - MBA (Finance), B.Com, CA (Inter)

    Head - Finance

    Mr. Amit Kakhani has a Masters in Business Administration with major in Finance along with Bachelors Degree in Commerce and CA (Inter) from India. He has a rich experience of over 14 years in finance and administration functions of Manufacturing & Service industry. Mr. Amit has been associated with the BlueCrest group for close to nine years and manages finance, accounting, auditing, administration and HR functions for Academic City College

  • Dr. Sangeetha Krishnan- Ph.D (Comp. App.), M.Phil (Comp. Sci.), M.Sc, BSc

    Associate Dean - Faculty of IT

    Dr.Sangeetha has over 15 years of experience in tertiary education in academic and research. She is a reviewer for various international journals and organised many international conferences and played various leadership roles in institutions of higher learning. Prior to the present assignment she was associated with Bannari Amman Institute of Technology, India as a Professor in Department of Computer Applications.

  • Mr. Kwabena Abedi - Boafo - MPA (Mgmt. & HR), B.A Sociology

    Head - Dept. of Management

    Mr.Kwabena has over 40 years of experience in teaching, planning and managing the training research and consultancy programs of the institutions. He has worked as Director of administration with Ghana AIDS commission, Country Director for OCIC, Internal Management Consultant with State Housing Corporation. He has been associated with GIMPA over 25 years as Senior Lecturer.

  • Mr. Manish Mittal - MBA (Marketing), LL.B, B.Com

    Head - Examinations

    Mr. Manish has over 15 years of experience in teaching, student handling, administration and conduct of smooth Examinations. He has been teaching Management and Law subjects to the Academia and Industry professionals. Prior to present assignment he was associated with Anupama Institute of Management, India. 

  • Mr. Sushil Rochwani


    With an MBA and BSc Computer Science qualification, Sushil has rich experience in different industries like Education, Financial Services and Auto Ancillaries with the common element of Marketing and Channel Sales. He has excellent analytical and client servicing abilities. Prior to joining Academic City College he has been working with Education Sector in Ghana since 2010.

    Other officers of Academic City College

    Mr. William Bediako Danso Snr. Assistant Registrar
    Mr. Achaempong Ebenezer Kakra Librarian
    Mr. Nii Armah Addy Head, Training & Placements
    Mr. Eric Hanson Assistant Registrar Student Services

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