Korsika Energy Research and Services Ltd (KERSL) is an industrial automation continuing education training provider with expertise in the design of automation systems. The company’s vision is to be the leading catalyst in moving Ghana into a globally recognized industrialized country. It is doing this by providing an effective interface between industry and academia to develop practically-oriented, well-trained technical workforce required for today’s competitive industries.
The company is wholly Ghanaian owned and has excellent training facilities at the Ghana Industrial Skills Development Center (GISDC, located within the premises of Tema Technical Institute).
KERSL runs intensive, short-term professional development training in industrial automation, mechatronics and solar power systems design and installation for the up-skilling of engineers and technicians employed in Ghana’s industrial sector. Courses include Industrial Electricity, Process Instrumentation & Measurement,
Process Control, PLC programming with Human-Machine Interface, Industrial Power Electronics and Variable Speed Drives, Solar Power Design and Maintenance, and Data Acquisition and Measurements with LabVIEW. KERSL runs internship programmes for Women in Engineering. and also provides machine installation, maintenance and 3D printing services for industry as well as the general public.
The mission of KERSL is to contribute to Ghana’s industrialization process by providing workplace and continuing education training in manufacturing skills, industrial automation, and to design small scale cottage manufacturing
plants to bring added-value to raw materials, thereby improving the standard of living of rural community.
KERSL’s vision is to be the leading catalyst in moving Ghana into a globally recognized industrialized country.
KERSL management has over ninety man-years of industrial, research and teaching experience. KERSL management consists of the President, Vice President and Director of Finance. The following are brief profiles of members of the management team.
Dr. Kofi. korsah
President of KERSL
He holds a B.Sc. in Electrical Engineering, MSc. in Nuclear Engineering and PhD in Nuclear Engineering. He has over 35 years’ experience in instrumentation and control, data acquisition systems, systems integration, sensor research, and development of hardware/software systems for both nuclear and electrical applications. His work experience also includes several years in U.S. government research laboratories and teaching positions at universities in the United States, Ghana, and Liberia.
Dr. John H. Amuasi
Vice President of KERSL
He has a B.Sc. in physics, M.Sc. in Radiation Physics, and PhD in Medical Physics. He has
over thirty 35 years’ experience in nuclear medical physics, quality control of nuclear medicine equipment and radioimmunoassay.
Dr. Amuasi has worked with the Ghana Atomic Energy Commission (GAEC) since 1974 rising through the ranks to become the Director General of the GAEC and retiring on the position of Chief Research Scientist in January 2006.
joseph Biney Arthur
Director of Finance
He has over 24 years experience in Accountancy & Administration. His experience includes work at Regimanuel-Gray Limited as Cost Accountant, The Canadian High Commission as Accountant, Maritime Trading (Shipping) Ghana Ltd as Finance & Admin Manager, and the Australian High Commission as Accountant and Office Manager.