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.
In 2009, Mr. Sekor became a Partner of AEA and has continued to work on regulation and power markets. Some of the major assignments he has undertaken across the West Africa Sub-region are his contribution to the establishment of the West Africa Power Pool’s Project Implementation Entity and his review of Ghana’s Renewable Energy Bill.
Emmanuel also drafted the interconnection agreement for Cenpower’s 351MW Kpone Thermal Power Plant, Ghana’s first project-financed IPP. Many of the agreements drafted under the Cenpower project have been adopted as templates for use on successive projects in the power sector in Ghana.
Emmanuel’s expertise is in policy and legislation formulation, drafting of Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs) and power sales agreements (PSAs), tariff regulation, implementation and monitoring of loan and project agreements.
Mr. Sekor holds a Masters of Law in Natural Resources and Environmental Law and Policy from the University of Denver and a Bachelor of Law and Barrister-at-Law from the University of Ghana and Ghana Law School respectively.