Kirk Koffi

Job Description: 
Chief Executive Officer
Company: 
Volta River Authority, Ghana – Generation company
 
Ingr Kirk Koffi graduated from the KNUST in 1982 with a degree in Mechanical Engineering. He joined the Volta River Authority soon after and was posted to the Akosombo Hydropower Plant as an Assistant Mechanical Engineer. Through hard work and dedication to his job, he rose to become the Head of the Mechanical Section of the Kpong Hydropower Plant in 1986 and the Head of Mechanical Section of Akosombo Hydropower Plant in 1995. He was later promoted to the position of Manager, Kpong Hydropower Station in 1995 and then reassigned to the Akosombo Plant as Plant Manager in 2001. 
 
In 2002, Mr Koffi was appointed the Director of Hydro Generation where he was responsible for all operational activities of the Akosombo and Kpong Hydropower Plants. He was subsequently appointed as Deputy Chief Executive (Engineering & Operations) in 2008 responsible for overseeing the operational activities of VRA’s hydro and thermal plants as well as for all engineering and project related activities. 
 
He was appointed Acting Chief Executive in 2013 and confirmed on January 21, 2014.
 
Mr. Kirk Koffi has undertaken a number of local and overseas management and leadership training courses at leading institutions including GIMPA, Harvard and Stanford Universities.