Richard holds a BSc. in Natural Resources Management from KNUST, Ghana, and an MSc in International Finance from University of Salford and an MSc. in Energy Economics & Policy from the University of Surrey.
His interest includes productivity and efficiency studies, efficiency modelling, energy demand modelling, energy risk modelling, energy regulation & policy, energy finance, community energy, renewable energy technologies and energy business models.
He has recently completed a collaborative doctoral research with the Centre for Environment and Sustainability (CES) and Surrey Energy Economics Centre (SEEC) on the Theory, Application and Policy of Efficiency Regulation where he modelled the stochastic cost efficiencies of Electricity Distribution Companies in West Africa as well as investigated the drivers of inefficiencies from both a technical and a political economy perspective.
Prior to his doctoral education, Richard worked with Bank of Africa Ghana Limited as a Corporate Business Development Manager and Credit Risk Analyst in charge of energy trade finance, energy project finance and commodities finance.