Ronald Adamtey is a Senior Lecturer at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) in Kumasi where he is also the Director of the Undergraduate Planning Programs. He is a professional Planner and the Vice President of the Ghana Institute of Planners (GIP).
He holds a Ph.D. in Governance and Public Policy from the Institute of Development Studies, in addition to an M.Phil. in Community Development and a B.Sc. degree in Development Planning, both from KNUST. His research interests focus on the political economy of land use and human settlements planning, decentralization and local governance, rural health planning, and small-scale mining with emphasis on the micro-politics and decision making and their effects on the environment.