MR. ISAAC TAGOE is the Chairman and Co-Founder of Radiance Petroleum Limited.
He is also an Engineer and Administrator with many years of rich experience in the Petroleum industry in Ghana.
Prior to joining RPL, Mr. Tagoe served in the Petroleum sector of Ghana in various top positions from 1982 till date from the Ministry of Fuel & Power (1982), Tema Oil Refinery (1983), Petroleum Department (1984), Ministry of Mines and Energy (1996) as Director of Petroleum, Energy Commission (2001) as Chief of Petroleum, National Petroleum Authority (2005 to May 2013) as Technical Director.
As Director of Petroleum he helped develop and implement ‘import parity’ formula for pricing petroleum products and also led the team that evaluated and negotiated technical and financial proposals for the modernization of Ghana’s petroleum refinery (Tema Oil Refinery) (phases 1 & 2) with funding from Samsung Corporation.
Mr. Tagoe has published a number of articles among others to his credit: Impacts and Lessons from The Management of Petroleum Crises in Ghana (July 1991); Constraints to Energy Supply and Distribution in Ghana (Presented at an Energy Sector Workshop in Abidjan. July 1992); Feasibility Report for the establishment of LPG Storage, Bottling and Distribution Plant in Ghana. (September, 1995) and Ghana: Recent Macroeconomic Performance, Problems and Policies (Harvard Kennedy School Course project December 1994 (jointly with Roger Hurnard of New Zealand and Rokeya Begum of Sri Lanka)
As Chairman of RPL, Mr. Tagoe brings a wealth of invaluable knowledge the Petroleum sector and in corporate governance and board practices.
Having served and continuing to serve as a director and chairman on the boards various reputable entities in Ghana including Ghana Oil Company, GOIL (1998), the National Petroleum Tender Board (2000) his expertise and experience contribute immensely to successful board decisions and actions for the overall success of RPL as with all the others.
He was a member of the NPA Technical Committee and is currently an Executive Director of Dome Energy Resources Limited, a Bulk Distribution Company, Chairman of Cedars Medical Centre( a Hospital), Chairman of Bidi Group (A Petroleum Services Provider), Member of NPA (National Petroleum Authority) Finance Committee and a Senior Partner of Ultimate Consulting Associates.
Isaac Tagoe is a member of the Ghana Institution of Engineers and married with four children.
He enjoys tennis, boxing, traveling and has a passion for current affairs hence labeling himself self an addict to CNN. He is keenly interested in mentoring the next generation of professionals in the Petroleum Industry and mentors a number of them.
Mr. Tagoe holds a B.Sc. degree in Chemical Engineering (1979) and M.Sc. in the same area of study (1981) from the University of Veszprem, Hungary.
He also has a certificate in Energy Management from the University of Pittsburgh, USA (1988), a certificate in Project Management from the Academy for Educational Development Washington D.C. (1992).
He also has a Master’s degree in Public Administration (MPA) from the Harvard Kennedy School (1995). Whilst at Harvard, he was the president of the Mason Fellows, Harvard Africa Region, for the Class of 1995.