Public Utilities Regulatory Commission (PURC), Ghana – Economic Regulator
Samuel Sarpong is the Chief Executive of the Ghana Public Utilities Regulatory Commission, the Regulatory Agency responsible for Economic Regulation of Utility Service Providers for Electricity, Water & Natural Gas Transportation in Ghana. He is an Electrical Engineer by Profession and holds a Master of Business Administration Degree.
Until his appointment as Executive Secretary, Samuel was a Commissioner and doubled as Vice Chairman of the Technical Committee of the Commission for over three (3) years where he demonstrated capability in understanding issues regarding tariff setting and quality of service standards and performance monitoring which are some of the key functions of the Commission. He has an in-depth understanding of the management of the Public Utilities that fall under the jurisdiction of the Commission. He worked in various capacities both in the public and private sectors as a Management Consultant.