Ghanaian actor Danso Sakyi, fondly known as ‘Chiiief’ or King George from the beloved YOLO series, has unveiled an exhilarating shift into the realm of research and communications. Sakyi is stepping into the role of Research Communications Lead at the esteemed Neonatal Medicine Research Group based in Imperial College London.
In a recent LinkedIn post, Sakyi shared his enthusiasm for this significant leap in his professional journey, expressing, “I am incredibly thrilled to embark on a new adventure as the Research Communications Lead of the vibrant Neonatal Medicine Research Group at Imperial College London.”
Sakyi’s academic triumphs have been a source of celebration. Previously the head of media production at Pave Network, the actor recently graduated with distinction from the Business School for Creative Industries at the University for the Creative Arts, securing a Master’s degree in Global Media Management and earning recognition as a Chevening Awards scholar.
His transition from the entertainment industry to academia has garnered widespread interest and applause from fans and peers. It underscores his commitment not only to excelling in media production but also to pursuing knowledge and scholarly endeavors.
Assuming the role of Research Communications Lead at Imperial College London, Sakyi is poised to offer a fresh and innovative perspective to the Neonatal Medicine Research Group. His distinct background in creative industries and media management, coupled with newfound academic expertise, positions him as a valuable resource in effectively bridging the gap between research and communication.
As Danso Sakyi embarks on this thrilling new phase, he reflects on his academic achievements, expressing gratitude for the opportunities that have come his way. His seamless transition from the entertainment industry to the academic sphere highlights the depth and versatility of his exceptional talents.
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