Mohammed Amin Adam

University of Delvare (Static)

Mohammed Amin Adam is Ghana’s Deputy Minister of Energy (with responsibility for the petroleum sector). He has worked extensively on extractive industries and resource management as a University lecturer, advisor on resource governance and a campaigner for transparency in resource management around the globe. He has advised governments and provided technical support to civil society and parliamentary committees on energy, mines and finance in Ghana, Liberia, Sierra Leone, Uganda, Tanzania, Senegal, South Sudan and Kenya. Before working in the Ministry of Energy, Amin Adam was the Founder and Executive Director of the Africa Centre for Energy Policy (ACEP). He also worked as an Energy Policy Analyst at the Ministry of Energy in Ghana, Commissioner of Ghana’s Public Utilities Regulatory Commission, Deputy Minister of State for the Northern Region, and Mayor of Ghana’s third city of Tamale. He was also the Africa Coordinator of extractives industries in Ibis. He holds Board positions in the Open Contracting Partnership; the Natural Resources and Community Review, the Weston Oil and Gas Fund; and Zoil Oil Waste Services, among others. Dr. Adam holds a PhD. in Petroleum Economics from CEPMLP of the University of Dundee in the UK specializing in petroleum fiscal systems, fiscal policy in resource-led economies, and resource governance. He also holds an MPhil (Economics) and B.A. (Hons) Economics from the University of Cape Coast in Ghana and is a Fellow of the Institute of Certified Economists of Ghana (ICEG).