Thomas Kojo Stephens obtained his Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Philosophy (Highest Honours) from Emory University in Atlanta, GA, which he attended as a Bill Gates Scholar, graduating Summa Cum Laude, Phi Beta Kappa. He obtained his LLB from the University of Ghana, Legon, QCL from the Ghana School of Law, and LLM from Cornell University, Ithaca, USA. He attended the University of Aberdeen, Scotland, UK as a Commonwealth Scholar and obtained a PhD in Petroleum Law, Policy and Regulation.
He is a Senior Partner at Stobe Law and the Head of the Transactional, Oil and Gas Practice, as well as the Consultancy Group of the firm. He advises numerous entities in the petroleum sector and serves as principal consultant for a number of high-profile entities. He is the jurisdictional author for a number of international publications in Petroleum Law and has written on different facets of the industry. He is an Advisory Board Member of the International Energy Law Advisory Group (IELAG), a Principal Trainer at the International Energy Law Training and Research Company (IELTRC), and the immediate past Vice-Chairman of Ghana's Public Interest and Accountability Committee (PIAC), a statutory body with oversight over the use of Ghana's petroleum revenue. He is also a Senior Lecturer at the University of Ghana School of Law. He lectures in both the LLB and LLM Programs, lecturing among others, Petroleum Law, as well as supervises in the PhD program.