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​​​​​​​Role of Extractives in Africa’s Energy Journey

23 Jun 2022
Innovation Theatre
Stream 5
  •  What is the global demand for minerals such as cobalt and lithium looking like?
  • How is Africa is set to achieve long-term social and economic transformation from its extractives
Bhavtik C. Vallabhjee, Head: Power Utilities & Infrastructure - Absa Group
H.E. Honourable Ibrahima Abé Sylla, Minister - Ministry of Energy, Hydraulics & Hydrocarbons, Guinea
George Lekorotsoana, Chief of Staff - Ministry of Mineral Resources & Energy, South Africa
Victor Mapani, Managing Director - ZESCO, Zambia
Suren Rajaruthnam, Head of Energy - Anglo American Platinum
Joaquim Nunes de Almeida, Director for Mobility & Energy Intensive Industries, Directorate-General for Internal Market, Industry - Entrepreneurship & SME, European Commission
Robert Futter, Executive Director - Cresco Group, Africa
Helen Aigbe Brume, Director - Project & Asset Based Finance, African Export- Import Bank