Speakers

H.E. Hon Ambassador Henry Macauley

Minister of Energy

About

Amb. Ing. Henry Macauley is currently the Minister of Energy of the Republic of Sierra Leone. He has served as the Sierra Leone High Commissioner to Nigeria, accredited also to Republic of Angola, Republic of Benin, Republic of Cameroun, Democratic Republic of Congo, Republic of Equitorial Guinea, Central Africa Republic and ECOWAS. Amb. Ing. Macauley consummate skills in Diplomacy and International Relations. Has significant experience in corporate business development and international trade especially in West Africa. He has strong public relations skills with Government authorities and excellent interpersonal and negotiating skills, with strong knowledge of various societies and cultures. Ing. Macauley was: Chairman for the Ecowater and Energy Services Company Ltd in Sierra Leone Chairman for the Staco Insurance Company Sierra Leone Ltd President of the National Association for Indigenous Business in Sierra Leone Senior Trader, of the Partenaire Service a L’Industerie in Paris, France and Commodities Trader for Intraco Consultants Inc in New York Ing. Macauley has participated in various Government/Private sector negotiations and programs He created the Sierra Leone Nigeria Economic Commission (SLENIG) and the Nigeria Sierra Leone Chamber of commerce. He has worked relentlessly and successfully to take Nigerian Companies to Sierra Leone, fostering trade and economic development between the two countries He supports financially several orphanages, education and social activities throughout the continent but mainly in Sierra Leone, Nigeria and Liberia. Apart from his excellent communication skills in the English Language (Home Language), Ing Macauley is also fluent in the following languages: French, Portuguse and Spanish He earns: The Academic degree of Master of Business Administration from the Knightsbridge University in Denmark Bachelor of Engineering Honours Degree in Electrical Engineering from Fourahbay College - University of Sierra Leone A certificate in Introduction to Oil Industry – Oxford Princeton Program A baccaleaurate of French Language – Alliance Francaise Paris, France