Kwabena Tontoh Kankam-Yeboah has over eight years of experience in power generation. Currently, Tontoh is a Business Planning Engineer at the Volta River Authority (VRA), Ghana’s largest power generation company.
As the engineer in the office of the Director, Thermal Generation SBU, he focuses on the Department’s performance management, budget and projects. His experience spans operations and maintenance, assets management, power projects development and
management, and business planning. Prior to his current role, Tontoh assisted the Technical Adviser, of the then Minister of Power, in the monitoring and management of emergency power projects in 2016.
Tontoh is a 2017 Mandela Washington Fellow, the flagship program of the U.S. Department of State Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI). His Fellowship program focused on Public Management with Energy Policy at the University of California-Davis (UC Davis); and served as a member of the 2017 Regional Advisory Board of the Fellowship for West Africa. He currently serves as the Projects & Programs Coordinator for the Mandela Washington Fellowship Association of Ghana (MWFAG). He is also a member of the Global Shapers Community – Accra Hub (an initiative of the World Economic Forum) .
Tontoh studied BSc. Electrical/Electronic Engineering at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology and has a Master of Science degree in Engineering & Management from Coventry University