Ing. (Mrs.) Sophia Abena Tijani is a licensed Professional Electrical Engineer with over twenty years’ experience in the electricity industry, spanning over two continents. She is passionately focused on EXECUTION and PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE.
Currently, Ing. Sophia works with Volta River Authority (VRA) and she is the Manager in charge of Learning, Development and Talent Management. She also serves as the Vice President of Ghana Institution of Engineering.
Ing. Sophia’s career journey has been shaped by working with Electricity Company of Ghana, Volta River Authority (Ghana), Mott MacDonald Inc, (USA), and USAID funded West Africa Energy Program.
Ing. Sophia has a Master’s Degree in Electrical Power Engineering from Texas A&M University, an MBA in Finance from Paris Graduate School of Management, and a BSc in Electrical/Electronics Engineering from KNUST. She is a Fellow of Ghana Institution of Engineering (GhIE), a Senior Member of Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) and a Stanford certified Advanced Project Management Professional.
Sophia loves God and believes that Engineers have a divine calling to use STEM to improve lives.