Jonathan was appointed Chief Executive Officer in 2017, having previously been Director of Technical Services of the Volta River Authority (VRA), where he also had oversight responsibility as General Manager of the VRA Schools.
Jonathan worked for several years at VRA as a design engineer on the Northern Electrification and System Reinforcement Project (NESRP), project coordinator on the Lower Volta Electrification Project and the project office engineer on the National Electrification Project. He also worked as a Principal P&C Engineer at the Akosombo Generating Station, as a Construction Engineer on the Akosombo GS Retrofit Project, and the Task Manager on the West African Gas Pipeline and the Takoradi II Expansion Projects.
In April 2009, Jonathan was seconded to the West African Power Pool (WAPP) headquarters in Cotonou, Benin as a Project Coordinator, supervising projects in Ghana, Togo, Côte d’Ivoire, Burkina Faso, Guinea and Mali.
Jonathan is currently a member of the WAPP Executive Board and a member of the Electricity Market Oversight Panel (EMOP). He is a fellow of the Ghana Institution of Engineers, a member of the US-based Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE), and is the immediate past President of the Society of Volta River Authority Engineers.
Jonathan graduated from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) in 1985 with a BSc (Eng) Degree, specialising in Telecommunications. He holds an MBA in Finance from the University of Ghana, a Certificate in Strategic Management from the Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA) and also a Certificate in Investment Appraisal and Risk Management from Queens University in Kingston, Ontario, Canada.
Jonathan is a panellist at the sixth Africa Investment Exchange: Power & Renewables meeting at RSA House, 13-14 November 2019.