Chief Executive Officer, Cirrus Oil Services Limited
IVY APEA OWUSU
Ivy Apea Owusu is the Chief Executive Officer of Cirrus Oil Services Limited. In this role, she has been instrumental in the successful implementation of the downstream sector deregulation policies and has also spearheaded a wide range of health and education related community activities. She has over 20 years’ experience in the Energy Sector. An energy expert with over 20 years’ experience in the energy sector, Ivy previously worked with GE Capital in the US and UK in Energy Structured Finance specializing in both Debt and Equity financing in the Oil & Gas, Power Generation, Renewable and Ancillary Energy Services Sectors.
Ivy is the board chairman for the Chamber of Bulk Oil Distributors (CBOD) and also sits on the boards of Woodfields Energy Resources Ltd and Legacy Bonds Ltd. She is a member of the Executive Women’s Network and a Corporate Executive in Residence for University of Ghana Business School (UGBS) Department of Accounting. She served as a founding board member of the Women in Energy Ghana Board as well as an advisory board member of the 2019 Africa Oil Week in South Africa. Ivy has held numerous speaking engagements including Guest Speaker at the 2022 University of Ghana School of Humanities Graduation Ceremony, 2020 ABSA Bank Ghana International Women’s Day, African Refiners Association South Africa and CWC Energy Ghana.
Ivy holds leadership certificates from both Harvard and Stanford Business Schools in the USA, an MBA from Vanderbilt University in TN, USA and a BA Admin (Accounting) from the University of Ghana, Legon.
Ivy has won numerous awards including the Exceptional Woman in Oil award at the 2021 Instinct Woman Awards and the 2018 Oil and Gas personality of the year at the GOGA Awards. In January 2022, she was named by African Shapers as one of the 100-outstanding female executives in the African Oil and Gas Industry.
Ivy is married with two children.
Managing Director for Downstream, Sahara Energy Group
YVETTE AYELE SELORMEY
Yvette Ayele Selormey is the Managing Director for Downstream at Sahara Energy Group. She manages three (3) Companies under the Group in Ghana: PWSL, SO Energy, and SO Aviation.
She has extensive experience in Marketing and Business Development with over 13 years’ hands-on experience in crude oil and petroleum product marketing, purchasing, and trading in the Upstream and Downstream sectors
Chief Risk and Compliance Officer, Juwel Energy Limited
Gifty Ashiley is a Risk Analyst with over twelve years of experience in Oil and Gas Management. She currently serves as the Chief Risk and Compliance Officer for Juwel Energy Limited. She holds an MBA in Finance from the University of Ghana Business School and a BSc in Mechanical Engineering from Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology.
Her career spans a variety of roles in the Upstream and Downstream petroleum sectors, both locally and abroad, in companies such as Schlumberger, Oando PLC and GECAD Inc, partners of General Electric, USA.
CEO, SA Energy Ltd
Yaw is the Founder of NYKS Group Ltd and has a background in Accounting, Finance and Taxation with over 18 years experience in the Oil and Gas sector. He serves as CEO of SA Energy Ltd, an affiliate Bulk Distribution Company. He holds directorships in several companies including Paradise Havens Estate Ltd, Ladybird Logistics Ltd and Transroyal Commodities Ltd.
He is also a Director of the Chamber of Bulk Oil Distributors (CBOD), Legacy Bonds Ltd and an advisory board member of Sarpong Capital Ltd. Yaw is aChartered Accountant and holds certificates in “Negotiation and Competitive Decision-Making” and “Influence and Negotiation Strategies” from the Harvard Business School and Stanford University, respectively.
Before his work in the Oil and Gas sector, Yaw was a Tax and Legal Consultant at Ernst & Young Ghana.
Managing Director, Chase Petroleum Ghana Limited
Kingsley Sarpong is an established Energy, Oil and Gas Professional with an extensive trajectory built on over ten years of commended industry experience.
His work experience prior to joining Chase Petroleum Ghana Limited in 2010 has been in Banking sales, Logistics Management, Travel and Tour Management and Broadcast journalism.
His career with Chase Petroleum Ghana Limited started as a Marketing Executive before he moved on to become the Head of Commercial. Today, Kingsley serves as the company’s Managing Director. He has led the way on several reforms and structural changes in the company and introduced many of the newer business initiatives responsible for driving the company forward.
Ever the advocate for personal progression and holistic contributions to any given workforce, Kingsley has undertaken a plethora of development courses and seminars pertaining to the areas of Customer Relationship Management, Credit Control Management, Oil and Gas Trading and Operations, Solution Selling, Corporate Growth strategy, as well as having strengthened his approach to leadership as an alumni at institutions such as Sales Performance International, CITAC, Harvard Business School, Yale School of Management, Temple University and North-Eastern University.
Kingsley is a director on the board of Chase Petroleum, was recently elected board member of the Chamber of Bulk Distributors (CBOD).
He holds an EMBA in Marketing from the University of Ghana Business School and an MSc. in Economics – Energy and Natural Resource Economics (KNUST) a Postgraduate Certificate in Marketing (Central University College), and BSc. (Hons) in Physics from (KNUST).
He was awarded Global Excellence Business Leader Award in 2020 by Swiss School of Business and Management (SSBM).
CEO, Maranatha Oil Services Limited
Elton Dusi is the CEO of Maranatha Oil Services Limited. He is a Chemical Engineer and an Entrepreneur with over 17 years experience in the oil and gas industry. Prior to Maranatha, he served as the CEO of Ebony Oil & Gas and held managerial roles in Oando Ghana.
He holds an MBA from the Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA) and a BSc. in Chemical Engineering from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST)
Managing Director, Dominion International Petroleum Limited
David Jones-Mensah is the Managing Director of Dominion International Petroleum Limited and also serves as an Executive Director of the Sidalco Group of companies.
He holds LLB and LLM degrees in International and Commercial law (Oil & Gas specialist) from the University of Buckingham, UK and a Master of Science (MSc) degree in business management from Imperial College London.
Operations and Marketing Manager, Goenergy Company Limited
AMENTOR SAM AZIAKAR
Amentor Sam Aziakar: the Operations and Marketing Manager at Goenergy Company Limited, with over 20 years of expansive experience in commercial operations, engineering, and supply chain management, across both Oil & Gas and FMCG markets.
Prior to joining Goenergy, he was the Supply Manager for Vivo Energy Ghana Limited and the Country Operations Manager for Shell Aviation, Ghana.
Chief Finance Officer and Head of Stocks, Tema Fuel Company Ltd.
NANA ADWOA SERWAA KUMA-DUAH
Nana Adwoa Serwaa Kuma-Duah: a Chartered Accountant with over 17 years’ experience in finance and petroleum. She is the Chief Finance Officer and Head of Stocks at the Tema Fuel Company Ltd.
She holds an MSc in Energy, Trade and Finance from Cass Business School, UK and a BSc in Accounting from the University of Ghana Business School, Legon.
Chief Executive Officer, CBOD
DR. PATRICK KWAKU OFORI
Dr. Ofori has more than sixteen years of varied executive professional experience spanning Higher Education, Sports and the Oil and Gas industry.
He holds a PhD in Sports Psychology from the University of Stirling, Scotland and an MSc in Accounting and Finance from the University of Ghana. He is a Commonwealth Scholar and an International Convention on Science, Education and Medicine in Sports (ICSEMIS) Scholar.
Prior to his appointment to the CBOD position, he was the Manager for Crude Oil and Products Marketing at the Ghana National Petroleum Corporation. He had previously occupied the position of Manager responsible for Institutional Reporting and Stakeholder Relations at GNPC.
Dr Ofori is also the Founding Head of the Department of Sports Science at the University of Cape Coast.
Terminal Director, Tema Tank Farm
Edem Boni is Terminal Director at Tema Tank Farm
He joined TTF as the Engineering and Project Manager in November 2011 and rose through the ranks into his current role.
Edem obtained his bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from KNUST, Ghana, and his master’s degree in Instrumentation and Automation Engineering from PTC, Orbe Switzerland. As a PMP Certified Project Professional, he was the first choice for Project Manager in the construction of both CLL Phase II and CLL Phase III Tank Farms, the building of the Adinkra Tank Farm, and the Gantry Expansion project tailored to further increase loading efficiency at the TTF Depot.
His passion for bringing projects to successful completion is evident throughout his career. Prior to joining Tema Tank Farm, he worked as an Electrical, Instrumentation and Automation Engineer and then Project Lead for Instrumentation and Automation for Infant Cereals at Nestle Ghana, where he served in many key projects between 2008 and 2011.
Edem has faithfully served in his career within the Food Sector and O&G Industry. He firmly believes in supporting women in engineering and creating opportunities for persons (young and old) to learn and develop their skills.