Stephen Yeboah is a Researcher (Oil and Gas) at the Center for Social Impact Studies (CeSIS). He worked as a research consultant at the African Natural Resources Center of the African Development Bank (AfDB). He has about ten-year experience in research and policy analysis of Africa’s extractive sector, agriculture, energy and climate. He was a Research Fellow at the Africa Progress Panel (APP), a non-profit chaired by former UN Secretary General Kofi Annan, from September 2013 to July 2016. As part of the work for the APP, he engaged in policy research, communications and stakeholder liaison at the highest level towards driving Africa’s agenda in agriculture, energy, climate, natural resources and sustainable development in the global context. Stephen has worked for over 6 years as Head of Research on Mining and Oil and Gas for the Center for Social Impact Studies, a non-governmental organization that advocates for the good governance of extractive resources in Ghana. He has published more than 100 articles, blogs and papers on energy and climate, agriculture, natural resources governance and sustainable development. Stephen holds Masters in Development Studies from the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies (IHEID), Geneva, Switzerland. He is currently a PhD student at the Swiss Graduate School of Public Administration (IDHEAP), University of Lausanne, Switzerland, researching on the politics and institutions of mining and the outcomes on Ghana’s development.