ACEP has highly trained and competent team of experienced Energy Experts and Lawyers capable of offering innovative and pragmatic solutions to the challenges posed by the Energy Sector in Africa. Our Experts have held positions in academia, public service, non-profits and political organizations.
We have acquired much experience in different aspects of the energy sector relating to both private and public sectors involving policy making, consulting, and advocacy. All our professionals are highly trained in their areas of expertise. At ACEP, we have expertise in the design of energy policy, legal and fiscal regimes for emerging Countries who are faced with the challenge of transforming their energy resources into sustainable development.
Executive Director - ACEP
Msc, Energy studies with specialization in International Oil and Gas management (UK); B.A. (Hons), Sociology with Information Studies (Ghana).
Sylvana holds a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting and an MPhil degree in Finance, both from the University of Ghana.
Before joining ACEP, she worked as a Teaching Assistant at the Department of Finance, University of Ghana Business School.
Charles G. Ofori
Charles is currently a Policy Analyst at the Africa Centre for Energy Policy (ACEP).
His research focus is into risk mitigation and investment decisions in renewable energy investments in Africa.
Charles holds a Master’s degree in Operations Management and a Bachelor's degree in Mathematics and Statistics, all from the University of Ghana.
Alexander Kwabena Boakye
M.Phil Economics, International Trade and Public Finance
Head of Finance and Administration
Samuel Ablordeppey is a business professional with a demonstrated history of working in philanthropy, finance, accounting and auditing industry. Samuel is skilled in budgeting, financial reporting and financial management, auditing and report writing.
He worked with Ghana Oil and Ghana for Inclusive Growth (GOGIG) as a finance officer and subsequently as an audit assistant at Mazars Chartered Accountants. He is currently a student member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants, Ghana and a product of the University of Ghana and the University of Professional Studies.
He is also the president of Foundation for Great Achievers International, a youth club aimed at extending a hand of succour to the less-privileged in society.
Samuel enjoys reading and following the news.
Prior to joining ACEP, Kodzo was a Program Assistant, Policy Influencing and Advocacy at the West Africa Civil Society Institute (WACSI).
His research interests include Natural Resource for Inclusive Growth and Development, Sustainable Energy Access and Political Economy of Resource Management.
He holds a Masters in Economic Policy Management from the University of Ghana.
Theophilus Boadu Adoko
Senior Programs Manager
He has significant experience in program conceptualization, planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation. He also has adequate research experience.
Prior to joining ACEP, Theophilus worked as a Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Officer at the Ghana Oil and Gas for Inclusive Growth (GOGIG) and as a programs officer with COLANDEF. Theophilus holds a Master of Science degree in Development Planning and Policy with specialization in Economic Policy and Planning from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology.
Valentine N. Agbenoworsi
Head of Communications
Valentine is an author, administrative professional, leadership development consultant, media practitioner and communications specialist, volunteer, and a Fellow of the Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI).
Prior to joining ACEP, he was Tema Correspondent for the Ghana Broadcasting Corporation and an Anchor for the Obonu Regional News (in English).
Valentine holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Administration from the Ghana Institute of Management & Public Administration (GIMPA) and a second degree in Communications from the Ghana Institute of Journalism (GIJ).
He is passionate about change and working towards building the Desired Africa.
Nana Akuamoah Darteh
Finance/Administrative Officer - ACEP
Nana holds a BSc. in Business Administration. He is passionate about business ventures (Entrepreneurship).
Head, Programs Unit - ACEP
Alhassan Iddrisu is currently the head of Programmes Unit of ACEP. He has significant experience in social work and Programme development and management, having worked in both public sector and Civil Society space with over 10 years of work experience. He worked with the EU-UNICEF –IWASH programme, National service and also at the decentralized level as a District Planning Officer. He holds a masters degree in Social Work from the University of Ghana, Legon, an L.L.B. from the Mount crest University, Accra and B.A. in Integrated Development Studies from the University for Development Studies, Tamale.
Head, Policy Unit - ACEP
Pauline Anaman is a Snr Policy Analyst at the Africa Center for Energy Policy (ACEP). Prior to joining ACEP, she worked in the UK with Tullow Oil Plc - the lead operator of Ghana's Jubilee Field - on the macro-socio economic review of it's impact in Ghana. She also worked with TrustWorks Global; a UK-based consultancy to MNEs in the extractives business. Ms. Anaman is an alumna of the Blavatnik School of Government at the University of Oxford where she studied the Master of Public Policy with specialization in Economic Development: Political Foundations and Economic Strategies, and Delivering Infrastructure Cheaper and Faster. By providing technical assistance, it is Pauline's vision to help transform natural resource wealth into citizenry wellbeing, both in Ghana and other resource-rich developing countries.