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.
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.
Head of Media and Communications
Gershon holds a bachelors degree in Social Studies from the University of Cape Coast and is very passionate about ICT
Nana Akuamoah Darteh
Finance/Administrative Officer- ACEP
Nana has a BSc. Business Administration and passionate about business ventures (Entrepreneurship)
Jo Ann Sackey
Senior Policy Analyst - ACEP
Jo Ann Sackey is a Senior Policy Analyst at the Africa Center for Energy Policy (ACEP). Prior to joining ACEP she worked with Nestlé Central and West Africa Ltd as a Cost Analyst. Jo Ann holds a BA in Economics from Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology and an MSc with distinction in Energy Economics and Policy from the University of Surrey, UK. In addition, she holds a Professional Certification in Energy Management from University of Energy and Natural Resources, Sunyani.
Marina Carmen Esiaraba Kelly
Admin Manager - ACEP
Prior to joining ACEP, Marina worked at The Consortium. A firm that renders architectural consultancy, planning and engineering. Marina is a graduate from the University of Cape Coast, Ghana.
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.
Executive Director - ACEP
Msc, Energy studies with specialization in International Oil and Gas management(UK); B.A. (Hons), Sociology with Information Studies(Ghana)