Surv. Paul Osei-Barima, Esq assumes office as the Registrar of the University of Education, Winneba

The Registrar

The Registrar is one of the Principal Officers (viz. the Vice-Chancellor, the Pro-Vice-Chancellor, the Registrar, the Finance Officer and the Librarian) of the University of Education, Winneba.

UEW Act of Parliament Act 672 has it that, the University shall have a Registrar who shall be appointed by the Council and shall act as Secretary to the Council and such other Boards and Committees as the Council may direct.

Then Statute 9 of the University of Education, Winneba Statutes (2007) prescribes the following on the position of the Registrar.

  • There shall be a Registrar of the University who shall be appointed by the University Council and shall act as adviser to the Vice-Chancellor.
  • The Registrar shall be responsible for the custody of the University Seal and for affixing it to documents in accordance with the directions of Council or Academic Board in the exercise of their respective powers under the Act and under these Statutes.

Profile of Surv. Osei-Barima, Esq.

Surv. Osei-Barima, Esq, hails from Ejisu in the Ashanti Region of Ghana and was born on the 21st of December 1964.

He holds a Barrister-at-law (BL) Certificate from the Ghana School of Law, Legister Legume Bacalaurus (LLB) and Bachelor of Laws, LLB (Hons) from the Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA). Prior to the attainment of his law degrees, he acquired a Bachelor of Science, BSc (Hons) in Land Economy and Master of Philosophy (MPhil) in Construction Management all from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi.

Paul Osei-Barima is a member of the following Professional Bodies and Associations: -

  • Ghana Bar Association
  • The International Federation of Surveyors
  • The Ghana Institution of Surveyors
  • Ghana Association of University Administrators (GAUA)
  • Association of Valuation and Estate Surveyors
  • Association of Construction Managers, and
  • Association of University Estate Officers

Surv. Osei-Barima, Esq joined the University System in August 1994 as an Assistant Estate Officer of the University College of Education of Winneba (UCEW) and rose through the ranks to the position of Principal Estate Officer (equivalent to a Deputy Registrar; Deputy Director and Associate Professor) at the University of Education, Winneba.

In November 2016, he was the Estate Officer (equivalent to a Deputy Registrar; Deputy Director and Associate Professor) and Head of Estate Organisation and Essential Services of the Kwame Nkrumah University of of Science and Technology (KNUST), Kumasi.

Surv. Osei-Barima, Esq is an accredited valuer and has served as an External and Independent Valuer for a number of organizations and institutions including: -

  • Registrar-Generals Departments, Accra
  • Consolidated Discount House (CDH) Group of Companies, Accra
  • Phoenix Insurance Company Ltd – Accra
  • Agona Swedru High Court
  • Awutu Senya Magistrate Court
  • Ajumako Magistrate Court, and
  • Winneba Magistrate Court amongst others.

Surv. Osei-Barima, Esq who has served on a number of Committees has expertise in

  • Administrative Law Issues in relation to University Administration Management
  • Interpretation of Constitutional Issues, Statutes, Deeds, Policies, Regulations, Construction Law and General Contract Management
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Human Resource Management and Labour Related Issues
  • Conveyancing and Drafting of Deeds/Documents/Aggreement/Contracts
  • Feasibility/Viability Report Writing
  • General Valuation /Appraisal Report writing

Paul obtained his Middle School Learning Certificate (MSLC) from Akyawkrom Local Authority School, Ordinary Level School Certificate and General Certificate of Education, (SC/GCE O-Level) from Ejisu Secondary School, and an Advanced Level School Certificate and General Certificate of Education (SC/GCE A-Level) from Opoku Ware Secondary School.

Surv. Paul Osei-Barima’s hobbies include reading, conducting research and debating. He is married to Mina Osei and has seven (7) children: Angelina Osei-Barima, Victoria Osei-Barima, Osei Awurabena Amoah, Yaa Anima Osei-Barima, Kwaku Sarfo Osei-Barima, Nana Ama Osei-Dankwa, and Kwabena Amoah Osei-Dankwa.