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Ag. Chief Executive


His Excellency the President of the Republic of Ghana has appointed Mr. Emmanuel Antwi-Darkwa as a Caretaker Chief Executive of the Volta River Authority (VRA).

Mr. Antwi-Darkwa joined the Volta River Authority as a National Service Person in 1983. As a young engineer, he was made the Project Coordinator of the then Akosombo Housing Project and later a System Planner in charge of the hydrological forecasting for management of the Akosombo Dam reservoir. Based on his outstanding performance, he was promoted to the position of Manager, Systems Planning, in the Engineering Services Department, Akuse.

In the year 2001, Mr. Emmanuel Antwi-Darkwa was assigned to the Ministry of Energy as Director for Power, in the era of the Kufuor administration.  After a stint with the Ministry, he returned to the VRA in 2009, where he assumed the position of Manager, Business Development. He later resigned from this position to pursue further studies in the UK, after Twenty- Six (26) years of dedicated service with the VRA.

Mr. Emmanuel Antwi-Darkwa holds:

  • A Master of Business Administration (MBA) in International Oil and Gas Management, University of Dundee, UK
  • Master in Public Administration (MPA) in Public Policy, Financial and Investment Appraisal, Harvard University, USA and
  • A Bachelor of Science (BSc) (Hons), Civil Engineering, University of Science and Technology, Kumasi.