Prosper Ahmed Amuquandoh is a trained Theoretical Physicist, Mathematician, and Computer Scientist. He graduated from the University of Ghana in 2006 with
First Class Honours in Physics and Computer Science. His has also carried out graduate studies (from 2008 to 2012) in Theoretical Physics and Condensed Matter
Physics, respectively, at the Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics (ICTP) and the University of Trieste, both in Trieste, Italy. He is
currently an Africa Initiative for Governance (AIG) Scholar at the Blavatnik School of Government, University of Oxford, where he is studying Public Policy.
Prosper is an energy professional, with over seven (7) years of work experience in the fields of Energy Engineering, Policy and Regulations. He has also
worked in International Trade Facilitation, Law Enforcement & Media and Communication. His professional interest is now in the delivery of sustainable
energy, water, agriculture and solid waste transformation infrastructure through public–private partnerships.
He has been recognised with a number of awards, honours and fellowships for his professional service and achievement. Notable among these is the Rising Star
of the Year Award in Ghana’s Energy Sector at the 2018 Ghana Energy Awards. In 2017, he was adjourned the highest achiever in Ghana’s energy sector under the
age of 40, at Ghana’s maiden 40 Under Forty Awards Ceremony. In 2016, he was awarded the Mandela Washington Fellowship Award by President Barack Obama. In the
same year, Prosper was a finalist for the Future Energy Leader Award in West Africa, at the West African Power Industry Awards ceremony in Lagos, Nigeria. In
2015, he was named in the 'The 2015 Newaccra Achievers Report’ as one of 30 Young Achievers in Ghana.