Engineering, Finance and Legal Professionals
A cumulative of over 100 years of energy sector experience in operations, executive and management positions in various regional and global sector utilities. Our long-standing work relationships with public and private sector institutions across West Africa remain active and significantly enhances efficiency in our execution of work. We are effective at translating our technical expertise as well as knowledge of the culture of the people of the Sub-region into high-value services in the marketplace.
Ing. Jabesh Amissah-Arthur is the Managing Partner and Co-founder of Arthur Energy Advisors (AEA), an energy consulting firm based in Accra-Ghana and serving the West African Sub-region.
Jabesh holds a BSc in mechanical engineering from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology in Ghana and a Masters in Public Administration from Harvard University, Massachusetts, USA. He is a Fellow of the Ghana Institution of Engineers.
Starting his professional career in 1979, Jabesh worked with the Volta River Authority (VRA), at the time Ghana’s first power generation and transmission company. He worked as an Operations and Maintenance Engineer earlier on and then served in several senior positions; as Director of Management Information Systems, Director of Engineering, and Deputy Chief Executive Officer (Engineering and Operations).
Ing. Harriette Amissah-Arthur is the Executive Partner and Co-founder of Arthur Energy Advisors (AEA), with over 30 years of energy sector experience in public, private and development sectors.
Her expertise include, project conceptualization and development, technical and organizational troubleshooting and redress, energy enterprise and rural energy development, and power system operations.
For nearly 20 years, Harriette worked in various strategic and senior positions within the generation, transmission and design functions of the Volta River Authority (VRA).
She served as the systems maintenance engineer for both generation and transmission departments for several years.
Mr. Joshua Ofedie is a Partner of AEA and brings to the firm over 30 years of power utility experience.
Prior to joining AEA, Joshua was the Chief Executive of Volta River Authority (VRA). In other senior positions he occupied, Joshua managed the finances of VRA, provided strategic direction and supervision of activities of the finance, accounts, power sales and investment departments.
He was also responsible for the mobilization of funds for projects, the management of international power exchange agreements and stakeholder relationships including governments, utilities, service providers, and lenders.
Ing. John Quarshie joined AEA in 2008 as the project manager for Ghana’s US Exim funded US$350 million rural electrification project.
AEA’s role in this project covered among others, the conceptualisation and preparation of project documents for submission to the US Exim.
After approval, John led AEA’s technical team in the review of designs, recruitment and training of new staff and the supervision of field staff and contractors to ensure quality of work.
The project electrified over 2000 Ghanaian communities over a period of 5 years.
Emmanuel Sekor is a lawyer with over 32 years working experience.
A significant amount of his working life has been spent working in the Energy sector in Ghana and on the African continent especially in the area power markets and infrastructure regulation.
Emmanuel worked with Ghana’s Public Utilities Regulatory Commission (PURC) for 12 years as the Director of the Bureau of Legal Services and played a significant role in the restructuring of Ghana’s power sector as well as the establishment of the new PURC.