James D. Yamoah

Acting Chief Operating Officer, Ghana National Petroleum Corporation

James D. Yamoah

Acting Chief Operating Officer, Ghana National Petroleum Corporation

Biography

Chief Operating Officer, Ghana National Petroleum Corporation

James D. Yamoah has over a decade experience in Petroleum Geology and Project Management. He is currently serving as the Chief Operating Officer of Ghana National Petroleum Corporation (GNPC). James is a graduate of the University of Ghana and Heriot Watt University (UK). He has served on various national committees such as Chairman for Technical Committee for Ghana’s first Licensing Round, Gas Master Plan Implementation Committee and Ghana – Cote D’Ivoire – Join Committee for the implementation of the ITLOS ruling. As Chief Operating Officer, he works closely with the Chief Executive Officer and GNPC’s Board of Directors to take strategic decision on exploration, development, production and disposal of the petroleum resources of Ghana, by leveraging the right mix of domestic and foreign investments.