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Alfred Ofosu-Ahenkorah’s biography, fact, career, awards, net worth and life story

IntroGhanaian energy bureaucrat
A.K.A.Alfred Kwabena Ofosu-Ahenkorah
Is Civil servant
From Ghana
Type Politics
Gendermale

Alfred Kwabena Ofosu-Ahenkorah is a Ghanaian energy bureaucrat who from 2005 to 2020, served as the Executive Secretary of the Energy Commission in Accra, Ghana.

Biography

Ofosu-Ahenkorah trained as a research engineer in Ghana and the Soviet Union and is a certified energy manager. After obtaining a Master of Science in engineering, he received his doctorate in Technical Sciences with a specialty in Energy Efficiency from the Volgograd State Technical University. He received an Executive MBA with a concentration in Finance from the University of Ghana Business School. From 1992 to 1998, he headed the Energy Efficiency, Renewable Energy and Fuel Substitution Unit at the Ministry of Mines and Energy in Accra. Between 1998 and 2005, he was the founding Executive Director of the Ghana Energy Foundation, a public-private partnership dedication to the promotion of energy efficiency where he worked from 1998 to 2005. He has been instrumental in the roll-out of energy efficiency standards and labelling for household appliances in Ghana and other African countries. He was appointed the Executive Secretary of the Energy Commission in May 2005. In addition, he has served as the Deputy Chairperson of the Renewable Energy & Energy Efficiency Partnership (REEEP). He was the Director of Policy, Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation at the Ministry of Power.