The Chief Executive Officer of the Chamber of Bulk Oil Distributors (CBOD), Senyo Hosi has been awarded a prestigious exemplary leadership award for his role in Ghana’s petroleum downstream sector at the 5th edition of the Ghana Energy Awards at the weekend.
He was honoured alongside former Ghana’s President John Agyekum Kufuor and the late John Jerry Rawlings for their roles in Ghana’s energy sector.
Mr Hosi is a finance and economic policy analyst with management experience across varying industries including downstream petroleum, industry advocacy, public policy development, finance, logistics and commodity trading.
He holds an MBA in Finance and an MA in Economic Policy Management from the University of Ghana.
He has been instrumental in the development and implementation of major policies in the Ghanaian energy sector, notably, the deregulation of the downstream petroleum sector, low sulphur fuel and the conceptual development and rationalisation of the Energy Sector Levies Act and its consequent debt management interventions.
The citation for his award read: “Your leadership in the development and execution of major policies in the Ghanaian energy sector has been influential.
“These include the rationalisation of the Energy Sector Levies Act and its consequent debt management interventions; deregulation of the downstream petroleum sector; low sulphur fuel; and conceptual development. Your wealth of knowledge is keenly sought after by many regional downstream platforms.
“The Chamber of Bulk Oil Distributors (CBOD) has become one of the most active lobbying and advocacy groups in Ghana, under your proficient leadership. You have demonstrated an extraordinary capacity to push through the group’s collective agenda on many key issues.
“Through your unrivalled leadership ingenuity, you have laid the most impactful groundwork for the future prosperity of the CBOD and a key factor in the development of the economies of Africa at large.
“Such patriotism is highly commendable.
“This august honour is in recognition of your outstanding posturing as one of Africa’s foremost developmental thought leaders in the Petroleum Trading & Distribution sector; having contributed immensely to the economic growth of Ghana.”
This year’s Ghana Energy Awards was under theme: ‘Digitalised Energy Sector: The Key For A Resilient Economic Future’.