BlueCrest College Advisory Board
BCC Ghana is privileged to have renowned experts, educators, and outstanding personalities in our advisory board. The advisory board members help us in accelerating our journey to achieve our vision and mission through regular guidance and advice. We generally conduct a minimum of four meetings/events annually with the advisory board.
Advisory Board Members
Ph.D. (Faculty of Management Studies, University of Delhi, India)
Ph D in Organizational Behavior (OB) from Faculty of Management Studies, University of Delhi, India. Received B.A Hons and M.A. Degrees in Psychology from University of Delhi, Delhi, India.
Current Professional Activities include being an External Consultant in HR processes in the corporate sector (manufacturing, service), NGO and Educational Institutions. Coach and facilitator of Individual Processes and Organizational Processes, a Panel Member for selecting Probationary Officers, Specialist Officers and Single Window Operators and for Promotion interviews since 2012 for Institute of Banking and Personnel Selection, Mumbai, India, Visiting Faculty at IIM, Shillong, India, IIM Kozhikode, India.
Formerly, Short Term Consultant with World Bank, Professor and Director of a Management School in Ahmedabad, India, Chief Manager (Internal Consultant) of a, Nationalized Bank in India, Senior VP of a Non Banking Financial Company in India, Research Assistant in DIPR, DRDO, Ministry of Defense, Government of India and research assistant in the Department of Psychology, University of Delhi, Delhi, India
Published papers in professional journals. Professional Affiliation include Member, NTL Institute for Applied Behavioral Science (NTL), USA, Member International Coaching Federation (ICF), USA, Professional Member, Indian Society for Applied Behavioral Science, New Delhi, India, Life Member Indian Psychological Association, Life Member, Indian Institute of Public Administration.
Pro Vice Chancellor Academic at Torrens University Australia
Professor Emeritus Helmut Lueckenhausen, PhD, FDIA, FRSA, JBK(H)is Pro Vice Chancellor Academic at Torrens University Australia and Deputy Director Academic Think Education. He leads the academic team within the Office of the Vice Chancellor covering the Centre for Learning, Teaching & Scholarship, Library and Learning Services and chairs the Executive Learning and Teaching, the Academic Policy and Appeals, and the Admissions Committees of the Academic Board.
Prof. Lueckenhausen has many years’ experience in academic leadership, beginningas a lecturer in Design continuing through to becoming Dean, Faculty of Design at Swinburne University of Technology. He led the Faculty into becoming a significant international force in the field of design, including increasing onshore international student numbers eightfold as well setting up programs in Hong Kong, Malaysia, and Singapore as well as with Billy Blue, a private provider in Australia. Prof. Lueckenhausen was responsible for the re-introduction of the nationally renowned Swinburne School of Film and Television at its home university. He led the establishment of the National Institute for Design Research, and the development ofnew policies and programs for design practice-led research and was Project Manager, Innovative Technologies in the Design and Manufacture of High-Value Furniture and Wood Products, Cooperative Research Centre (CRC), Wood Innovations. He was also a member of CRC Board.
Prof. Lueckenhausen was Pro Vice Chancellor and Chief Executive, Swinburne University of Technology Sarawak from 2006 to 2012, a partnership between Swinburne University of Technology in Australia and the State Government of Sarawak. He was awarded the title of ‘Darjah Utama Yang Amat Mulia Bintang Kenyalang Sarawak Johan Bintang Kenyalang (JBK (H)), by Tun Datuk Patinggi Abang Haji Muhammad Salahuddin, the Head of State of Sarawak, in his birthday honours for services to education.
After returning to Australia he was Pro Vice-Chancellor Internationalisation at Swinburne, providing senior academic leadership and advocacy including curriculum developments, staff capability, graduate attributes, and the research endeavour before moving to his current role at Torrens University.
Prof. Lueckenhausen is a leading exponent in the field of studio furniture and designfor wood, having exhibited widely in many countries and maintained a regular national and international lecture program, including forum, conference and workshop presentations. His work is in the collections of the Australian National Gallery and six state collections throughout Australia, as well as overseas. He was honoured with a survey exhibition of his life’s work 2015 and remains active in the field.