2019 Speakers

Programme Director


DANIEL MAKOKERA

Chief Executive Officer
Pamuzinda Productions

Keynote Address


MINISTER JEFFREY RADEBE
Minister of the Department of Energy
Republic of South Africa

Moderators


DIANNA GAMES

Chief Executive
Africa @ Work


JOHN SMELCER

Business Development Director
Globeleq


KARIN IRETON

Sustainability Consultant


WEBB MEKO
Business Development Director,
Sub-Saharan Africa
Black & Veatch


SEAN CLEARY

Chairman
Strategic Concepts


CAREL SNYMAN
Consultant: Energy and Mobility


DR ANTON EBERHARD

Professor: University of Cape Town & Energy Consultant


PIER CARLO SANDEI
Coordinator
Africa Centre for Climate and Sustainable Development
UNDP


SAUL LEVIN
Executive Director
Trade & Industrial Policy Strategies (TIPS)

Panel Members


DR REUEL KHOZA

Chairperson
Dzana Investments


DR CHRISTOPH FREI

Secretary General
World Energy Council
(WEC)


DR ELHAM MAHMOUD
AHMEN IBRAHIM

Vice-Chair for Africa
World Energy Council (WEC)


DR IBRAHIM MAYAKI

Chief Executive Officer
NEPAD Agency


H.E. DR MATAR AL NEYADI

Undersecretary
Ministry of Energy & Industry, United Arab Emirates


AMADOU HOTT

Vice President: Power, Energy, Green Growth and Climate Change Complex
African Development Bank


DR JACQUES MOULOT
Division Manager
AfDB


HON. JOHN-PETER AMEWU

Minister of Energy
Ghana

 


PADDY PADMANATHAN

President & CEO
ACWA Power


MAHAMA KAPPIAH

Executive Director
ECOWAS Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (ECREEE)


SIMBARASHE MHURIRO

Founder and Managing Director
Oxygen Africa


ANNE KARIUKI

Energy Officer
Kenya Association of Manufacturers


KUDAKWASHE NDHLUKULA 

Executive Director
SADC Centre for Renewable Energy & Energy Efficiency (SACREEE)


NELISIWE MAGUBANE

Chairperson
Matleng Energy Solutions (Pty) Ltd


MIKE SALAWOU

Division Manager
Infrastructure & Partnerships Division (PICU 3),
Infrastructure and Urban Development Department, AfDB


ROULA INGLESI-LOTZ

Associate Professor:  Department of Economics
University of Pretoria


PROF MOSAD ELMISSIRY

Senior Energy Advisor, CEOs Office
NEPAD Agency


JOHN ROCHA

Project Manager
NEPAD Business Foundation


AXEL SCHOLLE

Founder and Chief
Executive Officer
SPS


PROF DR MUSSE
MOHAMUD AHMED

Department of Electrical; Electronics Engineering (EEE), the Faculty of Engineering, University Malaysia Sarawak (UNIMAS)


JAMES MANDA

Technical Manager
African Forum for Utility Regulators, South Africa


LAURA CAETANO

Energy and Environmental Research Analyst
Frost & Sullivan


BARRY BREDENKAMP

General Manager
Energy Efficiency & Corporate Communications
SANEDI

 


AD DANKERS

Renewable Energy & Project Finance Advisor
RECP

 


SHILETSI MAKHOFANE

Head of Government & Industry Relations
Ericsson

 


JEANNOT BOUSSOUGOUTH
Executive Vice-President:Power & Infrastructure
Standard Bank CIB


DR ROD CROMPTON

Director: Energy Leadership Centre, Wits Business School, South Africa

 


WENDY POULTON
General Manager : Organisational Strategy
Eskom


DR RIVERSON OPPONG

Ambassador
Hello Tomorrow Ghana


GEORGE NJENGA
Chairman & Chief Operating Officer
GE South Africa


JOHAN DE VOS
Managing Director
Gigajoule


ENG ABEL DIDIER TELLA
Director General
APUA-ASEA


PETER VIVIAN-NEAL
Founder & Chief Executive Officer, Kalahari GeoEnergy Ltd


MICHAEL FELDNER
Renewable Energy & Project Finance Advisor
Finance Catalyst Team


LEBOHANG MOSETU
Senior Underwriter
Export Credit Insurance Corporation (ECIC)


ENG. ZIRIA TIBALWA WAAKO
Chief Executive Officer
Electricity Regulatory Authority (ERA)


ALF HARTZENBURG
National Project Manager: Industrial Energy Efficiency Project, National Cleaner Production Centre of South Africa (NCPC-SA)


DR LOUIS VAN PLETSEN
Founder and Managing Partner
InAfrica Holdings


ENG. MARTIN MANUHWA
Vice President
World Federation of Engineering Organisations (WFEO)


JONATHAN FIRST
Lead Specialist
Development Bank of Southern Africa


REGINALD MAX
Senior Advisor
Trade and Development Bank


MOUHAMADOU MAKHTAR CISSÉ
Director General
Senelec


THOMAS GARNER
Chairman
SAIPPA


GREG MIDLANE

Managing Director
DC Go

 


MICHELE VAN DER WESTHUIZEN
Senior Project Developer
GE Power, SSA


KHANYISELO KUMALO
Energy Analyst
GreenCape


NONKONZO MOLAI
Executive Director: Corporate Services
Aberdare Cables Pty LTD


HUSSAIN ALNOWAIS
Chairman
AMEA Power