An Initiative of German Industry for Future Leaders from Africa

Obed Kwame Essandoh


Electrical Engineer

“The programme will form some of the basic building blocks in helping me realise my objective of becoming the Chief Executive Officer of an International Energy Consulting and Research firm that I desire to set up to help solve the power problems in Africa.”

Name: Obed Kwame Essandoh
Country of Origin: Ghana
Language Skills: German, English, Twi
Education/Academic
Qualification:
Bachelor of Science (BSc.) in Electrical/Electronic Engineering at “Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology”, Kumasi, Ghana
Company/Institution: Ghana Grid Company Limited, Tema, Ghana
Sector of Industry: Power Transmission
Professional Position: Electrical Engineer
Company Profile: Ghana Grid Company Limited (GRIDCo) is the power transmission company responsible for bulk electricity transmission in Ghana. It is therefore responsible for the operation and maintenance of the transmission network known as the National Interconnected Transmission System (NITS).
Partner Company in
Germany:
E.ON AG