Faculty:Faculty of Business and Law
School:Economics, Finance and Law
As Deputy Head of School for Economics and International Business subject group, Evans oversees the teaching, curriculum design and course development of ARU's UG programs. He leads, develops and implements student experience and NSS strategies for the School.
Evans is an Associate Professor in International Trade at the School of Economics, Finance and Law. He is the Deputy Head of School in charge of UG International Business programs and the school’s NSS.
Prior to joining the University, he spent close to a decade at Coventry University, overseeing the MBA Senior Leader apprenticeship course and teaching on the International Business and Business Analytics courses at Coventry Business School.
He received his PhD from the University of Warwick (AACSB, EQUIS and AMBA accredited). He is a Fellow of Chartered Management Institute (CMI) and Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (SFHEA).
Evans' research focuses on developing and emerging economies such as Africa, Asia and South America.
He has undertaken collaborative research projects from the University of Warwick, Coventry University, University of Bradford, De Montfort University, University of Kent, University of Ghana, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology and Ciputra Universitas, and has been invited to deliver presentations in the UK, Ghana, Canada, Turkey and Indonesia.
His research work has been published or forthcoming in leading scholarly journals such as European Management Review, Journal of International Technology and Information Management, Journal of Business Research, and Journal of International Management.
Evans' research examines the nexus of big data, business models, operations and decision making within international businesses in developing and emerging markets. His interests lie in contributing towards theory and practice by informing business decisions, providing insights into the future, and solving industrial, societal problems using data.
Evans has a proven record of scholarship, academic inquiry, and research. He has extensive teaching in international business, international trade, international economics, business analytics, risk, decision, and operations management.
Kawasmi, Z., Gyasi, E. A. and Dadd, D. (2020) 'Blockchain Adoption Model for the Global Banking Industry', Journal of International Technology and Information Management, 20(4).
Akakpo, A., Gyasi, E. A., Oduro, B. and Akpabot, S. (2019) 'Foresight, Organization Policies and Management Strategies in Electric Vehicle Technology Advances at Tesla'. In: Schreiber, D. A. and Berge, Z. L. (Eds) (2019) Futures Thinking and Organizational Policy Cham: Palgrave Macmillan, pp. 57-69. Available at: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-94923-9_3
Oduro, B., Akpabot, S., Akakpo, A. and Gyasi E., A. (2019) 'Pledge Towards Workforce Diversity and Organisational Wellbeing: A Case Study of Aviva Plc'. In: Schreiber, D. A. and Berge, Z. L. (Eds) (2019) Futures Thinking and Organizational Policy Cham: Palgrave Macmillan, pp. 287-303. Available at: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-94923-9_14
Gyasi, E. A. and Chung, K. K. Y. (2018) 'Evaluating the relevance (importance) of strategy in controlling business operation costs', International Journal of Current Research, 10,(3)
Gyasi, E., A. (2017) A Bayesian Approach to cost estimation in the offshore drilling. London: Lambert Academic Publishing, ISBN-13: 978-3-659-69499-8.
Gyasi, E. A. and Marshall, J. (2014) 'Effective cost control a key strategy for efficient exploitation of Nigeria marginal oil fields: case study of Ogbelle, Umusadege, Ibigwe and Ebendo', ICCE 2014: 3rd International Conference and Exhibition on Clean Energy, 20-22 October, Quebec, Canada.
Gyasi, E. A. and Marshall, J. (2013) 'The future of oil and gas supply amidst persistent cost overrun: A review', ICCE 2013: 2nd International Conference and Exhibition on Clean Energy, 9-12 September, Ottawa, Canada.
Gyasi, E. A. and Marshall J. (2013) 'Improving Cost Engineering in the Upstream Oil and Gas sector', ENTECH 2013 - Energy Technologies Conference, 26-28 December, Istanbul, Turkey.
Minerals and Natural Resource Conference: Ghana’s Oil and Gas resources for socio-economic development: role of big data. University of East London 29th October to 30th October 2019.
ICCE 2014: 3rd International Conference & Exhibition on Clean Energy October 20-22, 2014. Quebec, Canada.
Warwick University: WMG 2014 Innovation Conference, International Manufacturing Centre July 10-11, 2014.
ICCE 2013: 2nd International Conference and Exhibition on Clean Energy (ICCE) 2013, September 9-12, Ottawa-Canada
Warwick University: WMG 2013 Annual Review presentation, September 2013
Warwick University: WMG 2013 Conference, Poster presentation, March 2013
Warwick University: 2013 Poster Competition Presentation July 2013
Warwick University: WMG 2012 Annual Review presentation, August 2012
Warwick University: Envisioning and Innovation Program Presentation, BBC Coventry and Warwickshire July 2012