Dr Theo Acheampong is a petroleum economist and political risk analyst with over six years’ experience in providing economic and investment analysis as well as strategic advice and research support for projects in the global energy industry.
His work focusses on fiscal and other tax-related issues in the upstream oil and gas downstream energy markets. He has extensive consultancy experience in building fiscal models, performing macroeconomic analysis and working with governments and international institutions in developing countries. Theo’s country risk analysis experience covers political and business risks in sub-Saharan Africa which includes providing risk forecasts and analysis on the impact of business risks namely tax, legal, operational on industry sectors and companies, including of war, terrorism, and political unrest.
He has worked as a senior analyst and consultant for leading firms such as Crystol Energy (London), IHS Markit (London) and Kina Advisory Limited (London) among others. Theo has a PhD in Economics and an MSc in Petroleum, Energy Economics and Finance from the University of Aberdeen, Scotland. He has a BSc in Chemical Engineering from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, Ghana.