A product of the University of Ghana and the London School of Economics and Political Science, University of London, Professor S. K. B. Asante is the Executive Director of both  the Centre for Regional Integration in Africa (CRIA)  and the SKB Asante International Consultancy Services, Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Professor and Mrs. SKB Asante Educational Trust Fund,  Fellow of the Ghana Academy of Arts and Sciences and Professor at the Legon Centre for International Affairs and Diplomacy (LECIAD), University of Ghana, Legon.

A former United Nations Principal Regional Adviser and Coordinator of the Multidisciplinary Regional Advisory Group  at the Cabinet Office of the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa, Professor Asante was selected   by the United Nations African Institute  for Economic Planning (IDEP) in its first Documentary  series (2015) on  the Makers and Shakers  of African Development. titled, “Achieving  Integration in West Africa”. Asante is a Recipient of the ORDER OF THE VOLTA – OFFICER (2008) and of  the Ghana Book Award for Distinguished Writers. (1980). In 2007, Okyenhene, Osagyefuo Amoatia Ofori Panin, conferred on Professor Asante   “OKYEMAN KANEA”, Okyeman’s highest award.  Professor Asante has authored more than a dozen books, many book chapters and monographs. A Member of the Council of International Africa Institute based in London (United Kingdom), Life Member of the Society of International Development based in Rome and of the International Progress   Organization based in Vienna, Professor Asante serves as consultant to a number of international organizations, including the United Nations, World Bank, African Development Bank, European Union, ECOWAS and the African Leadership Forum.