2021 Speakers

Aamir Malik

Vice President & Head of Africa Energy Advisory Wood Mackenzie

Acheick Mouctar Youla

Director General, Regulatory Authority Republic of Guinea

Ade Adeola

Managing Director, Energy & Natural Resources Standard Chartered Bank

Ademola Adeyemi-Bero

Managing Director & Chief Executive Director FIRST E&P

Adriano Sebastião

Exploration Manager ANPG

Ahmed Coulibaly

Director General Sonabel

Alastair Long

Her Majesty’s Trade Commissioner for Africa Department for International Trade UK

Alastair McKie

Director of Remote Operations for Europe & Africa Fugro

Alem Kibreab

Director General of the Department of Mines Ministry of Energy & Mines, State of Eritrea

Alessio Checconi

Senior Business Development Manager for Africa, Middle East & Mediterranean TGS

Alex Nyombi

Director - Development & Production Petroleum Authority of Uganda

Alexander Mollinger

COO Discover Exploration

Alexander Sarac

Partner – Infrastructure Projects & Energy Addleshaw Goddard LLP

Alexandre Araman

Principal Analyst - Middle East Upstream Research Wood Mackenzie

Andrew Laven

COO Sahara Energy Resources

Andrew Railton

Business Development Manager Core Laboratories

Arabey Hashi Abdi

Director General MOPMR

Ariel Assunção

Director of Energy Service Ministry of Industry Trade & Energy

Asha Osman

CEO Somalia Petroleum Authority

Avril Burrell

Senior Geoscientist PGS

Bady Baldé

Deputy Executive Director & Africa Director EITI

Ben Sayers

Consultant Bissau Exploration Company

Benjamin Acolatse

Deputy CEO Finance & Administration of Ghana National Petroleum Corporation

Benjamin Mee

Exploration Manager Deepwater Africa Shell International

Benoît de la Fouchardière

Group General Manager Perenco

Bhavtik Vallabhjee

Head: Power, Utilities and Infrastructure Absa Group

Camillo Atampugre

Director: Resources and Energy Absa Securities

Cany Jobe

Director of Exploration and Production Gambia National Petroleum Corporation

Chaher Boulakhras

CEO Sonelgaz

Christine Roche

AMME Sales & Services Manager PGS

Christopher McLean

CEO Stonechair Capital

Claire Godard

Middle East & Africa Analytics Manager S&P Global Platts

Craig Steinke

Founder ReconAfrica

Cynthia Lumor

Deputy MD Tullow Ghana

Daniel Berkove

Senior Advisor of Strategic Energy Initiatives IHS Markit

Daniel Kiptoo Bargoria

Director General Energy & Petroleum Regulatory Authority, Republic of Kenya

Djama Ali Guelleh

Director General Electricity of Djibouti

Djiby Ndiaye

Director General, National Agency for Renewable Energies (ANER) Republic of Senegal

Dr Stuart Lake

Non-Executive Director Invictus Energy

Dr. K. K. Sarpong

CEO Ghana National Petroleum Corporation

Dr. Michael Mugerwa

General Manager Uganda Refinery Holding Company

Dr. Serge Edouard Angoua Biouele

Exploration Manager SNH - National Hydrocarbons Corporation

Duncan Rushworth

Advisor to the Board Tower Resources

Duncan Wallace

Technical Director Chariot Oil & Gas

Egbert Faibille Jnr.

CEO Ghana Petroleum Commission

Emmanuel Grand

Senior Managing Director FTI Consulting

Eng. Abdul-Amir Ajmi

External Affairs & Value Creation Director Petroleum Development Oman

Eng. Ziria Tibalwa Waako

CEO Electricity Regulatory Authority, Republic of Uganda

Eriasi Kiyemba

CEO Uganda Electricity Transmission Co

Eric Hathon

Exploration Director Cairn Energy

Ernest N. T. Rubondo

CEO Petroleum Authority of Uganda

Fahed Al Ameri

Senior Vice President Drilling ADNOC

Famoro Camara

Director General ONAP

Fatma Nyambura

Legal and Policy Advisor EITI

Foday Mansaray

Director General Petroleum Directorate of Sierra Leone

Francis Sodea

Director General of Petroleum, Ministry of Mines & Geology Central African Republic

Frederick Hesse-Tetteh

Executive Director Harlequin Oil & Gas

Geoffrey Mabea

Executive Secretary Energy Regulators Associations of East Africa (EREA)

Gillian-Alexandre Huart

CEO ENGIE Energy Access

Gokul Mani

Head of Primary Markets – Middle East, Africa and India London Stock Exchange Group

Guido Brusco

Upstream Director Eni

H.E. Abdessalam Ould Mohamed Saleh

Minister of Petroleum, Mines & Energy Islamic Republic of Mauritania

H.E. Albert Muchanga

Commissioner for Economic Development, Trade, Industry and Mining African Union

H.E. Dr Amani Abou-Zeid

Commissioner, Infrastructure, Energy & ICT African Union

H.E. Dr. Arthur Peter Mutharika

Former President Republic of Malawi

H.E. Suhail Mohamed Faraj Al Mazrouei

Minister of Energy & Infrastructure United Arab Emirates

H.E. Wamkele Keabetswe Mene

Secretary General African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA), Republic of Ghana

Henri-Max Ndong Nzue

Senior Vice President Africa TotalEnergies

Henry Menkiti

COO Asharami Energy

Hermenegildo Buila

Negotiation Manager ANPG

Hon. Abdirashid Mohamed Ahmed

Minister of Petroleum & Mineral Resources Federal Republic of Somalia

Hon. Aïssatou Sophie Gladima

Minister of Petroleum & Energy Republic of Senegal

Hon. Alexandre Dias Monteiro

Minister of Industry, Trade & Energy Republic of Cape Verde

Hon. Ali Ibouroi

Minister of Energy, Water & Hydrocarbons Union of the Comoros

Hon. Andrew Egyapa Mercer

Deputy Minister of Energy Republic of Ghana

Hon. Archie Donmo

Director General Liberia Petroleum Regulatory Authority

Hon. Bachir Ismael Ouedraogo

Minister of Energy Burkina Faso

Hon. Charles Keter

Cabinet Secretary for Energy Republic of Kenya

Hon. Diakaria Koulibaly

Minister of Hydrocarbons Republic of Guinea

Hon. Didier Budimbu Ntubuanga

Minister of Hydrocarbons Democratic Republic of the Congo

Hon. Dr. Eldred Taylor

Deputy Minister Republic of Sierra Leone

Hon. Dr. Ibrahim Mohamed

Minister of Environment State of Libya

Hon. Dr. Ruth Nankabirwa Sentamu

Minister of Energy & Mineral Development Republic of Uganda

Hon. Fafa Sanyang

Minister of Energy & Petroleum Republic of The Gambia

Hon. Gabriel Dodo Ndoke

Minister of Mines, Industry & Technical Development Republic of Cameroon

Hon. John Munyes

Cabinet Secretary Ministry of Petroleum & Mining, Republic of Kenya

Hon. Lamine Seydou Traore

Minister of Mines, Energy & Water Republic of Mali

Hon. Lefoko Moagi

Minister for Mineral Resources, Green Technology & Energy Security Republic of Botswana

Hon. Matthew Opoku Prempeh

Minister of Energy Republic of Ghana

Hon. Mawougno Mila Ami Aziablé

Minister Delegate to the President for Energy and Mines Cabinet of Togo

Hon. Minister Z Soda

Minister of Mines and Power Development Republic of Zimbabwe

Hon. Ndolenodji Alixe Naïmbaye

Minister of Finance & Budget Republic of Chad

Hon. Oswald Séverin Mayounou

Ministre Délégué Republic of Gabon

Hon. Rufin Benam-Beltoungou

Minister of Mines, Energy & Hydraulics Central African Republic

Hon. Samou Seïdou Adambi

Minister of Water & Mines Benin

Hon. Thomas Camara

Minister of Mines, Petroleum & Energy Côte d'Ivoire

Hon. Timothy Kabba

Minister of Mineral Resources Republic of Sierra Leone

Hon. Yonis Ali Guedi

Minister of Energy Republic of Djibouti

Hon. Zainab Ahmed

Minister of Finance Federal Republic of Nigeria

Honey Malinga

Ag Director - Petroleum Republic of Uganda

Hubert Miyimi Muwawa

Managing Director Sonahydroc

Hussain J. Al Nowais

Chairman AMEA Power

Ibrahima Amadou SARR

President CRSE

Ibrahima Aminu

Business Development Manager Invest in Africa

Ibrahima Oumar Diallo

Operations Director PETROSEN

Imran Dar

Business Development Manager - Sub-Saharan Africa Halliburton

Irene Waage Basili

CEO Shearwater GeoServices

Issifou Moussa Yari

Managing Director SNH, Republic of Benin

Jacob Taylor

VP Head of Commercial, COO Maersk Drilling

Jacques Paradis

Director General Société Béninoise d'Energie Electrique

Jamie White

Chief Geologist Europa Oil & Gas

Jaques Paradis

Director General Société Béninoise d'Energie Electrique

Jason Robinson

Director Business Development Africa, Middle East & Mediterranean TGS

Jeff Geipel

Managing Director of Mining Shared Value Engineers Without Borders Canada

Jenny Erskine

Gas & Chemicals Sector Leader Deloitte Africa Oil

Jerreh Barrow

Commissioner for Petroleum Ministry of Petroleum & Energy

JJ Koum

Adviser to the Executive General Manager SNH - National Hydrocarbons Corporation

Joanne Jones

Communications Director EITI

John Hamilton

CEO Panoro Energy

Kael O’Sullivan

Director of Investor Relations Hyve Group

Kanni Touray

Deputy Commissioner of Petroleum - Ministry of Petroleum & Energy Republic of the Gambia

Kathy Khuu

Head of Responsible Business, Policy and Advocacy Shell International

Keith Hill

President & CEO Africa Oil Corp

Kevin McLachlan

Senior Vice President Exploration TotalEnergies

Khawar Qureshi

QC Serle Court London & McNair Chambers Qatar

Lamé Verre

Co-Chair Europe & Sub-Saharan Africa Lean In Energy

Lamin Camara

Permanent Secretary - Ministry of Petroleum & Energy Republic of Gambia

Lewis McDonald

Global Head of Energy Herbert Smith Freehills

Liz Ross

Head of New Ventures Department for Africa and Europe CNOOC International

Lorenzo Fiorillo

Head of Sub-Saharan Upstream Eni

Louis Andzouono

Database General Manager SNPC

Lúmen Sebastião

Data Manager ANPG

M. Badara Aliou KONE

Director General National Office of Petroleum Research - Mali

Madam Atty. Saifuah Mai Gray

President & CEO National Oil Company of Liberia

Madhan Srinivasan

Managing Director Tullow Kenya

Maggy Shino

Petroleum Commissioner Ministry of Mines & Energy, Republic of Namibia

Maixent Raoul Ominga

Director General SNPC

Mamoudou KA

Strategic Advisor of the CEO PETROSEN Exploration & Production

Mariam Gui Nikiema

Director General Burkina Faso

Mario Fernandes

Power, Utilities and Renewables Leader - Africa Deloitte

Mark Heine

CEO Fugro

Martin Kavanagh

Partner Herbert Smith Freehills

Matt Tyrrell

Associate Trois Geoconsulting

Michael Humphries

Founder & Director Redcliff Energy Advisors

Michael Wynne

Vice President IHS Markit

Mike Lakin

Managing Director Envoi Ltd

Mike Powney

Geoscience Advisor Geoex MCG

Mireille AKA

Head of Promotion Department PETROCI

Mohamed Mansare

Responsible Geophysique ONAP

Mohamed Wali Isse Ahmed

Senior Legal Advisor MOPMR & SPA

Mohamed Zine

Director ONHYM

Mohammed Abdul-Razaq

Vice President Financial Advisory, AFC Africa Finance Corporation

Monique Motty

Board Member, FEL-100 World Energy Council

Moroti Adedoyin-Adeyinka

Executive Director Sahara Group

Morten Kelstrup


Moustapha Bechir

General Director of Hydrocarbons Ministry of Petroleum, Energy & Mines


Directeur Général pi Direction Générale OMNIS

Nathan Oliver

Executive Vice President, Sales & Services PGS

Nick Baker

Country Manager Heritage Oil

Nicolas Mignot

CFO Sahara Energy Resources International Pte Limited

Nicolas Terraz

President of Exploration & Production TotalEnergies

Nina Bowyer

Partner Herbert Smith Freehills

Obo Idornigie

Vice President - Sub-Saharan Africa Welligence Energy Analytics

Olivier Perrin

Senior Partner – O&G Monitor Deloitte France

Papa Biteye

CEO Société nationale d'électricité du Sénégal

Patricio Whitney

Vice President Integration & Digital Operations (Americas, Europe & Africa) Schlumberger

Patrick Martial DANHO

Directeur du Suivi et de la Réglementation des Hydrocarbures DGH

Patrick Matanda

Principal Secretary Electricity Generation Company, Republic of Malawi

Patrick Mweheire

Council Chairman Uganda Chamber of Mines and Petroleum

Paul Barrett

Director OK Energy

Paul Bellingham

Vice President – E&P Advisors ION

Paul Howlett

Exploration Manager Global Petroleum

Paul McCafferty

Senior Vice President Africa Equinor

Peter Elliott

Director NVentures

Philip McDonald

Regional Director, Africa Castor Vali

Prosper Beangai

Director, ARSEC Central African Republic

Rahul Dhir

CEO Tullow Oil

Rashid Ali Abdallah

Executive Director The African Energy Commission (AFREC) – African Union

Rebecca Major

Partner, Africa Practice Herbert Smith Freehills

Rein Tamboezer

Manager Exploration & Production Supernova Energy BV

Richard Heath

Geoscience Advisor Geoex MCG

Rita Hausken

Founder & CEO | Chair Europe & Sub-Saharan Africa Shestainability | Lean In Energy

Roger Brown

CEO Seplat Energy

Ross Compton

Consultant & EAME Representative IAGC

Ruvheneko Parirenyatwa

Broadcast Journalist Neko Incorporated


Secretary General Ministry of Mines and Geology

Sarah Taylor

Director for UK International Trade UAE

Sarki Auwalu

Director & CEO Department of Petroleum Resources, Federal Republic of Nigeria

Shirley Webber

Managing Principal, Coverage Head - Resources & Energy Absa Group

Simon Flowers

Chairman & Chief Analyst Wood Mackenzie

Soulymane Berth

Director General l'Agence des Energies Renouvelables du Mali

Stephane Dezaunay

Senior Business Development Manager PGS

Taher Ali

Vice President – Africa Alkhorayef Petroleum

Teklehaimanot Debretsion

Director, Hydrocarbon Division State of Eritrea

Theuns Ehlers

Head of Project Finance Absa Capital

Thomas Obidairo

Vice President, Multi-Client & New Ventures (EAMEK-APAC) CGG

Will Ashby

Executive Vice President Eastern Hemisphere TGS

Wissam Al Monthiry

Managing Director Ghana Tullow Oil

Yaya Barrow

CEO Gambia National Petroleum Corporation

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