Ishmael Ackah is Head of Policy Unit at the Africa Centre for Energy Policy (ACEP), Ghana. He has contributed to a number of research and reports such as Oil Revenue Management, Budget Tracking, Governance Issues in the Extractive Industry and Efficiency of Distribution of the Power Sector. ACEP is an African energy policy think tank, an advisory based organization working with partners around the World and especially in Africa to harness the potential of Africa's vast energy resources (oil, gas and renewables) for the accelerated development of the Continent. The Centre recently added mineral policy to its portfolio following the demand by stakeholders to expand our reach to helping address the problems facing Africa's mining sector. Ishmael also lectures Energy Modelling and Analysis at Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Ghana. Ishmael has published on energy policy, energy demand modelling, natural gas and governance issues in the oil and gas industry in OPEC Energy Review, Sustainable and Renewable Energy Resources among other journals. Ishmael holds PhD in Energy Economics and Policy from the University of Portsmouth, UK and Msc. Energy Economics and Policy from the University of Surrey, UK.