2021 Speakers

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

Ado Oseragbaje

Vice President Sub Saharan Africa Baker Hughes GE

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

Alexander Mollinger

COO Discover Exploration

Alexandre Araman

Principal Analyst - Middle East Upstream Research Wood Mackenzie

Andrew Laven

COO Sahara Energy Resources

Arabey Hashi Abdi

Director General MOPMR

Asha Osman

CEO Somalia Petroleum Authority

Bady Baldé

Deputy Executive Director & Africa Director EITI

Ben Sayers

Consultant Bissau Exploration Company

Benoît de la Fouchardière

Group General Manager Perenco

Chaher Boulakhras

CEO Sonelgaz

Christine Roche

AMME Sales & Services Manager PGS

Claire Godard

Middle East & Africa Analytics Manager S&P Global Platts

Claudia-Liza Vanderpuije

News Anchor & Broadcaster Channel 5

Craig Steinke

Founder ReconAfrica

Cynthia Lumor

Deputy MD Tullow Ghana

Daniel Berkove

Senior Advisor of Strategic Energy Initiatives IHS Markit

Daniel Kiptoo Bargoria

Acting Director General Energy & Petroleum Regulatory Authority, Republic of Kenya

Dave McGurk

Exploration Director Heritage Oil

Djama Ali Guelleh

Director General Electricity of Djibouti

Djiby Ndiaye

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

Dr. K. K. Sarpong

CEO Ghana National Petroleum Corporation

Dr. Serge Edouard Angoua Biouele

Exploration Manager SNH - National Hydrocarbons Corporation

Egbert Faibille Jnr.

CEO Ghana Petroleum Commission

Emmanuel Grand

Senior Managing Director FTI Consulting

Eng. Ziria Tibalwa Waako

CEO Electricity Regulatory Authority, Republic of Uganda

Eriasi Kiyemba

CEO Uganda Electricity Transmission Co

Ernest N. T. Rubondo

CEO Petroleum Authority of Uganda

Estêvão Tomás Rafael Pale

Chairman & CEO ENH – Mozambique

Fahed Al Ameri

Senior Vice President Drilling ADNOC

Famoro Camara

Director General ONAP

Foday Mansaray

Director General Petroleum Directorate of Sierra Leone

Francis Sodea

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

H.E. Abdessalam Ould Mohamed Saleh

Minister of Petroleum, Mines & Energy Islamic Republic of Mauritania

H.E. Dr Amani Abou-Zeid

Commissioner, Infrastructure, Energy & ICT African Union

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

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. Alhaji Kanja Sesay

Minister of Energy Republic of Sierra Leone

Hon. Ali Ibouroi

Minister of Energy, Water & Hydrocarbons Union of the Comoros

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. Koang Tutlam

State Minister of Mines, Petroleum & Natural Gas Republic of Ethiopia

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 Energy & Water Republic of Mali

Hon. Matthew Opoku Prempeh

Minister of Energy Republic of Ghana

Hon. Ndolenodji Alixe Naïmbaye

Minister of Finance & Budget Republic of Chad

Hon. Prof. Foday M. Jaward

Minister of Environment Republic of Sierra Leone

Hon. Rufin Benam-Beltoungou

Minister of Mines, Energy & Hydraulics Central African Republic

Hon. Ruth Nankabirwa

Minister of Energy & Mineral Development Republic of Uganda

Hon. Samou Seïdou Adambi

Minister of Water & Mines Benin

Hon. Thomas Camara

Minister of Petroleum, Energy & Renewable Energies 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

Hubert Miyimi Muwawa

Managing Director Sonahydroc

Ibrahima Aminu

Business Development Manager Invest in Africa

Irene Waage Basili

CEO Shearwater GeoServices

Issifou Moussa Yari

Managing Director SNH, Republic of Benin

Jaques Paradis

Director General Société Béninoise d'Energie Electrique

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

John Hamilton

CEO Panoro Energy

Joseph C. Levesque

President PowerAdvocate

Keith Hill

President & CEO Africa Oil Corp

Kevin McLachlan

Senior Vice President Exploration TotalEnergies

Khawar Qureshi

QC Serle Court London & McNair Chambers Qatar

Kurt Donnelly

Senior Bureau Official US Department of State

Lamé Verre

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

Lewis McDonald

Global Head of Energy Herbert Smith Freehills

Lorenzo Fiorillo

Head of Sub-Saharan Upstream Eni

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

Mariam Gui Nikiema

Director General Burkina Faso

Mario Fernandes

Utilities & Renewables Sector Leader Deloitte Mozambique Partner | Deloitte Africa Power

Mark Heine

CEO Fugro

Martin Kavanagh

Partner Herbert Smith Freehills

Matt Tyrell

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

Mohamed Mansare

Responsible Geophysique ONAP

Mohamed Zine

Director ONHYM

Mohammed Abdul-Razaq

Vice President Financial Advisory, AFC Africa Finance Corporation

Moroti Adedoyin-Adeyinka

Executive Director Sahara Group

Morten Kelstrup


Moustapha Bechir

General Director of Hydrocarbons Ministry of Petroleum, Energy & Mines

Nathan Oliver

Executive Vice President, Sales & Services PGS

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

Global Client Leader for Total | Consulting Partner Deloitte France

Papa Biteye

CEO Société nationale d'électricité du Sénégal

Patricio Whitney

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

Paul McCafferty

Senior Vice President Africa Equinor

Paul McDade

CEO Afentra

Peter Elliott

Director NVentures

Philip McDonald

Regional Director, Africa Castor Vali

Prosper Beangai

Director, ARSEC Central African Republic

Rahul Dhir

CEO Tullow Oil

Rebecca Major

Partner, Africa Practice Herbert Smith Freehills

Rein Tamboezer

Manager Exploration & Production Supernova Energy BV

Rita Hausken

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

Roger Brown

CEO Seplat Petroleum

Ross Compton

Consultant & EAME Representative IAGC

Rudêncio Morais

Executive Vice-President for Exploitation & Production ENH

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

Taher Ali

Vice President – Africa Alkhorayef Petroleum

Teklehaimanot Debretsion

Director General of Hydrocarbons State of Eritrea

Thomas Obidairo

Vice President CGG

Tom Quinn

Head of Content Africa Oil Week & Investing in African Mining Indaba

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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