Dr. Asante is a Chemical Engineer with over 20 years’ experience in energy management and optimisation.  In his current role, he heads the four core divisions of Ghana’s Energy Commission which deal with the development and enforcement of regulations in the electricity, natural gas and renewable energy sectors, the promotion of Renewable Energy, and the development and execution of initiatives to promote the efficient use of energy.

Dr Asante was previously the Technology Manager of the Energy Optimisation business of Aspen Technology Inc., where he developed tools and implemented solutions for Energy Management and Optimisation at Petrochemical plants all over the world.