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Ghanaian Engineer appointed for World Energy Council's Future Energy Leaders Programme

Updated: May 27, 2021

Co-Founder of Maiseville Groupe Company Limited is one of the 100 people selected for the World Energy Council's Future Energy Leaders (FEL-100) Programme.

Ing. Justice Ohene-Akoto who also serves as t the Vice President of the FEL Ghana will join the other selected Future Energy Leaders for a series of onboarding activities.

Ing. Ohene-Akoto is the only Ghanaian selected for this programme.

They will also learn the council’s rich history and role in “enabling stronger, connected energy societies to flourish through new energy development”.

The FEL-100 Programme is made up of energy professionals from across the globe who are expected to engage in national, regional and international activities and events aimed at tackling modern climate and energy-related challenges.

Their mission consists of “humanizing energy, that I, promoting the well-being of individual and the safeguarding of the planet within the energy transition debate; and achieving net-zero emissions by 2050”.

About Justice Ohene-Akoto

Ing. Justice Ohene-Akoto is a multiple award-winning Ghanaian Professional Engineer and Postgraduate Researcher.

He was crowned Rising Star in Ghana’s Energy Sector at the Ghana Energy Awards 2020. He was also honoured at the Forty Under 40 Awards 2020.

The engineer is the National Vice-President of Future Energy Leaders Ghana and an Electrical Engineer at the Volta Aluminium Company Limited.

As an industry player and a researcher in academia, he helps bridge the gap between these sectors. He served as a member of the Technical Committee for the International Conference on Advanced Computing and Innovative Technologies in Engineering, an IEEE international conference.

He has worked on a number of research projects which have been accepted in peer-reviewed journals and international conferences.

Ing. Ohene-Akoto has a Master of Philosophy in Electrical & Electronic Engineering from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology in view.

He also holds a Bachelor of Science in Electrical & Electronic Engineering from the same University.

He is currently pursuing a second master’s degree in Business Administration at the University of South Wales, UK.

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