Speakers

Emmanuel Antwi-Darkwa

Chief Executive

About

Mr. Antwi-Darkwa has extensive knowledge of functional structures and regulatory influences in the Ghana energy industry. In addition to his role as CE of the Volta River Authority (VRA), he serves on the boards of the West African Power Pool (WAPP) and the West African Gas Pipeline Company (WAGPCo). Mr. Antwi-Darkwa was an advisor to the government of Ghana in the role of Director of Power at the Ghana Ministry of Energy from 2002 to 2009. He was responsible for the formulation of policies, monitoring and evaluation of projects in the power sector, as well as Project Manager for the National Electrification Programme. He has led several negotiation teams, including those on the 330MW Takoradi 2 (T2) Combine Cycle project and the 400MW Bui Hydro Project. He has also provided technical support for multilateral institutions including the World Bank, International Finance Corporation (IFC) and the European Investment Bank (EIB).Antwi-Darkwa holds an MBA in International Oil and Gas Manage.
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