John holds an LLB from the University of Ghana, a BL from the Ghana School of Law and an LLM from the University of Houston, Texas. He is a lecturer at both the Business School and the Law Faculty of GIMPA. He has over 5 years of extensive experience providing legal services to multinational companies including Global Gas Energy, USA and Trellidor Ghana, as well as Stanbic Bank Ghana. He also provides advisory services to other corporate and individual clients on general commercial matters, and specifically, on mergers and acquisitions. Chamber for Bulk Oil Distributors (CBOD),
He has a specialty in both teaching and practice of Environmental law. He teaches “the Legal Environment of Business” at the MBA level and “Contract Management” at Bachelor’s level at the GIMPA Business School.
John is a proud recipient of the “Association of International Petroleum Negotiators” (AIPN) and “Rocky Mountains Mineral Law Foundation Scholarship”. He is currently working on publishing his LLM thesis on “Avoiding the Resource Curse in Ghana: The Role of Law”. John has attended several international conferences in oil and gas, particularly the AIPN spring conference in Galveston, Texas on Current Events and Future Trends in the World’s Hydrocarbon Hotspots.
He also actively participated in Rocky Mountains Mineral Law Annual Institute’s conference in Calgary- Canada. He took part in “Critical English Law Issues for International Oil and Gas Conference” in Houston. He was one of the participants at AIPN conference in “Investing in the Energy Sector in Emerging Markets”, held in Washington D.C.
John recently presented a paper titled “Ghana’s Petroleum Revenue Management Law: The Saviour That Never was, a Problem With the Law or the Leadership?” at Green Templeton College, Oxford University, UK. John is a Partner of Darko, Keli-Delataa & Co. Besides, he has affiliations with the following organizations—the Ghana Bar Association, the Association of International 6 Petroleum Negotiators, USA and the Center for Energy, Petroleum & Mineral Law and Policy (CEPMLP), UK.