Mr. Wisdom Ahiataku-Togobo has a Bachelor of Science in Physic and Mathematics, University of Ghana; Master of Science in Renewable Energy, University of Oldenburg, Germany; Post-graduate Diploma in Economics (Investment Appraisal and Risk Management), Queens University, Kingston, Canada.
Wisdom started his career in the renewable energy sector in 1989 and has over the years developed his skills and capacity in the development and implementation of various renewable energy programmes for rural energy access. He was very instrumental in the development and passage of Ghana’s Renewable Energy Act, 2011 (Act 832).
Before his current appointment in 2010 as the Director for Renewable and Nuclear Energy at the Ministry of Energy, Wisdom worked on the Ghana Energy Development and Access Project (GEDAP, supported by the World Bank) as a Renewable Energy Expert. Prior to this, he was the project Coordinator for the UNDP Household Energy Programme implemented by the Energy Commission from 2006 to 2008
He is currently the National Focal Point for the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) based in Abu Dhabi, UAE and also the National Focal Point of the International Solar Alliance ISA based in New Delhi, India. Mr. Ahiataku-Togobo is a founding member of the Centre for Energy and Environmental Sustainability at the University of Energy and natural resources, Sunyani.
He is also a Board Member of the Ghana Nuclear Energy Institute, as well as a member of the Advisory Board of the African Nuclear Business Platform. He has a number of publications, articles and reports on clean energy and sustainable development to his credit.