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Dr. Peter Carlos Okantey holds a Doctorate Degree and a Certificate of Advanced Graduate Studies in Strategic Leadership from Regent University’s School of Business and Leadership, Virginia, USA. He holds a Master’s Degree in Management and Organizational Leadership and a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration both from Warner Pacific College. He also holds a teaching certificate from the Presbyterian College of Education in Ghana, West Africa and a Public Administration Diploma from the University of Ghana Business School. In 2009, Peter received the Young Alumni of the Year Award from Warner Pacific College. Peter serves as a full-time lecturer at the William Ofori-Atta Institute of Integrity at Central University College. He is the founder of the Naa Amerley Palm Education (NAPE) Foundation. Peter has over eighteen years of professional work experience including, founding and managing a consulting business and non-profit organisation, working within the private and non-profit sector in leadership positions in Ghana and the United States. He taught at the School of Business at Portland State University United States for several years prior to relocating to Ghana with his family.  Peter is an academic, an author, a speaker and a consultant. He is the founder of Palm Institute of Strategic Leadership.


Regent University Virginia Beach, Virginia 2012

  • Doctor of Strategic Leadership.
  • Certificate of Advanced Graduate Studies in Strategic Leadership

Warner Pacific College Portland, Oregon 2008

  • MSc. Management and Organisational Leadership. Graduated with Honors,

Warner Pacific College Portland, Oregon 2006

  • BSc. Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration. Graduated with Honors.


Academic Publications


  • Okantey, P.C. (2015). Africa: A New Frontier for Leadership: A Focus on Sub-Saharan African Corporate Leadership. Accra, GH. Ghana Universities Press.


  • Tetteh, M. L. and Okantey, P. C. (2016). Multinational Subsidiary Performance: Evidence from the Ghanaian Banking Sector. Ghana Journal of Development Studies, 13(1), 41-62.
  • Okantey, P.C. (2014). Employee Perception of the Impact of Satisfaction and Motivation on Job Performance: The Case of Ghanaian Workers. International Academic Journals, 1(2), 57-73.
  • Okantey, P.C. (2013). Leadership, Innovation, Creativity In the face of Hostility and the Early Church: A Socio-rhetoric Interpretation and Analysis of 1st Peter. The American Journal of Biblical Theology, 14(42), 1-14.
  • Okantey, P.C. (2013). When Values and Ethics Lead the Way in Organizations. Strategic Leadership Review, 3(2), 1-14.
  • Okantey, P.C. (2013). Growth and Stability in the Midst of Adversity: Lessons from the Early Christian Church. The American Journal of Biblical Theology, 14(40), 1-10.
  • Okantey, P.C. (2012). Leadership & Change: Examining the Necessary Qualities for Leading Change in Modern Organizations. Strategic Leadership Review, 2(3), 1-10.


Conference(s) Attended

Tetteh, M. L. and Okantey, P. C. (2015). Environmental Entrepreneurship and Resource  Management. UCC-UoN-BRSU International Conference. University of Cape Coast, Ghana. October 29-30, 2015.

Special Guest of Honor. Presented a paper on the topic: "The Role of the Youth in Tackling the Scio-economic Challenges of the International Systems” at the Life-Link Model United Nations Conference (LTMUN), Accra International Conference Centre, 8th July, 2015

Current Research Interests

  • Corporate Governance in Ghana and the Sub-Saharan Africa Region
  • Entrepreneurial Leadership in Ghanaian Organizations
  • Public Sector Leadership: A Focus on Ghana
  • Effective Employment Processes in Ghana: Recruitment, Selection, Training & Development in Ghanaian Organizations
  • Higher Educational Trends in Ghana
  • Creativity & Innovation in Ghanaian and African Corporations
  • Job Satisfaction Among Ghanaian Leaders/Manager and Workers
  • Leadership and Integrity in Ghana and Africa
  • Strategic Management: A Focus on Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Women and Leadership in Africa

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