Course(s) Taught: Introduction To Finance; Financial Accounting; Finance for Non-Finance Students & International Finance

Qualifications: M.Phil, University of Ghana, Legon; Chartered Accountant, Ghana; BSc Administration, University of Ghana, Legon.


Anthony Essel-Anderson is a Chartered Accountant and a Lecturer at Ashesi University College. Having served in various capacities at institutions of higher learning such as Advanced Business College, Accra and University of Ghana, Legon, he began lecturing in August 2008 at Ashesi. He has been lecturing in accounting and finance and is presently the chair of the Academic Programmes Committee of Ashesi. As a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants (Ghana), Essel-Anderson has been involved in the training of student-members of the Institute and has been the resource person for Financial Management at the Institute of Chartered Accountants (Ghana) School at Legon since January 2010.

Essel-Anderson passed the final examinations of the professional accountancy programme of the Institute of Chartered Accountants (Ghana) in May 2008. He was admitted into membership in March 2009 and has since been a member in good standing.

Academic Interests

Essel-Anderson has special interest in budgeting and control, enterprise risk management, financial reporting, and personal finance and accountability. He is currently in the process of developing a framework for personal accounting.