H.E. Dr. Matthew Opoku Prempeh

Minister of Energy of Ghana

Dr Matthew Opoku Prempeh, 53, is a General Surgeon by training, and has been the Minister for Energy since March 2021. He served a tremendously successful tenure as the Minister for Education from 2017 –2021; delivering on various key reforms and the flagship promise of the NPP government to provide free secondary education. He has been a Member of parliament since 2009 and currently represents the people of Manhyia South constituency in the Ashanti Region. He is known to be hard working and results driven. His main aim as Energy Minister is to provide reliable, affordable power to drive industralisation in Ghana.