Volta Aluminium Company Limited (VALCO)
Ing. Justice Ohene-Akoto is a multiple award-winning Ghanaian Professional Engineer and Researcher. He is the Ariel Foundation International’s Representative at the United Nations Office at Vienna (UNOV). He is the National Vice-President of Future Energy Leaders Ghana (FEL Ghana) and an Electrical Engineer at the Volta Aluminium Company Limited (VALCO). Ing. Ohene-Akoto is Co-Founder of Maiseville Groupe.
He was crowned Rising Star in Ghana’s Energy Sector at the Ghana Energy Awards 2020. In the same year, he emerged a Forty Under 40 Achiever at the Forty Under 40 Awards 2020. In July, 2021, he won the Best Student Paper Award at the World Congress on Engineering 2021 held in London, United Kingdom.
As an industry player and a researcher in the academia, he helps bridge the gap between these sectors. He owns several innovative patents which includes patents in Electric Vehicles and Corona Prevention Systems with the Australian and German Governments respectively. He has served as member of technical committee, reviewer and keynote speaker for a number of international conferences. He has several publications in peer-reviewed journals and international conferences.
Ing. Ohene-Akoto has completed a Master of Business Administration (MBA) at the University of South Wales, United Kingdom. He has a Master of Philosophy in Power Systems Engineering from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) in view. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Electrical & Electronic Engineering from the same University, KNUST.