Veteran Journalist David Ampofo Appointed as CEO of the Ghana Upstream Petroleum Chamber

The Ghana Upstream Petroleum Chamber has announced the appointment of a new CEO. The announcement on March 9 2020, named veteran journalist David Ampofo as new CEO. The chamber represents the shared interests of companies involved in oil and gas exploration and production as well as oil field services in the country.

The Chamber is on a mission to promote, enhance and facilitate the growth of the upstream petroleum industry through networking, education, industry information and advocacy for a favorable business environment.

The Chairman of the Council of the Chamber, Kweku Awotwi, who is the Executive Vice President of Tullow PLC says, “We are happy to have David join us and trust that David’s good advocacy skills will not only benefit the members of the Chamber, but the industry as a whole. David has distinguished himself as a Public Affairs professional, a passionate advocate and a critical thinker with outstanding communication skills.”

Commenting on his appointment, David said, “I am looking forward to working with members and all industry stakeholders, including the government, in a collective effort to ensure that there is maximum value realized for both investors and the people of Ghana.”