Name:Mr. Emmanuel Kwame Tettey

Mr. Emmanuel Kwame Tettey – Research Associate

Mr. Emmanuel Kwame Tettey has a multidisciplinary academic and professional background. “Emmanuel is currently a PhD student in Islam and Christian-Muslim Relations at the University of Edinburgh, researching into Church-based Financial Institutions in Ghana and Islamic Finance within the broader disciplines of public theology and Islamic jurisprudence.”

In addition to service to the faith community at the local and national levels, Emmanuel has served with international ecumenical organizations. He served as a volunteer with the World Council of Churches in organizing the International Ecumenical Peace Convocation in Kingston-Jamaica in 2011 and also the WCC General Assembly in Busan-Korea in 2013. He also served on the General Meeting of the Germany based Evangelical Mission in Solidarity (EMS) from 2012 – 2018.

Mr. Tettey has also worked with the Presbyterian Interfaith Research and Resource Centre as Programmes and Research Assistant, and currently serves as a Research Fellow at the Akrofi-Christaller Institute and its Centre for Interfaith Studies and Engagement in Africa (CISEA). Emmanuel has organized, facilitated and participated in several seminars, workshops and conferences in the areas of ecumenism, interfaith engagement and religion and society. In 2018, he was part of the Ghanaian delegation to the 2nd Edition of the ECOWAS Forum on Education for the Culture of Peace through Interfaith Dialogue in Niamey where he presented a paper on “Youth and Peacebuilding through Interfaith Dialogue”.