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Government Officials

  • Ayman Soliman

    Ayman Soliman

    CEO, The Sovereign Fund of Egypt, Arab Republic of Egypt
  • Karim Badr

    Karim Badr

    CEO Infrastructure & Utilities SubFund, Sovereign Fund of Egypt, Arab Republic of Egypt
  • Gabriel Maquengo

    Gabriel Maquengo

    National Energy Director, Ministry of Infrastructure, Natural Resources & Environment, Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe
  • Abdurehman Eid Tahir

    Abdurehman Eid Tahir

    CEO, Ethiopian Investment Holdings, Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia
  • Oluwatoyin Akinlade

    Oluwatoyin Akinlade

    Permanent Secretary , Ministry of Mines & Steel Development, Federal Republic of Nigeria
  • Yusuf Umar

    Yusuf Umar

    Program Lead, NSIA Renewable Energy Platform, Nigeria Sovereign Investment Authority (NSIA), Federal Republic of Nigeria
  • Salisu Dahiru

    Salisu Dahiru

    Director General & CEO, National Council on Climate Change, Federal Republic of Nigeria
  • Nkom Obadiah Simon

    Nkom Obadiah Simon

    Director General , Mining Cadastral Office, Federal Republic of Nigeria
  • Garba Abdulrazaq Abubakar

    Garba Abdulrazaq Abubakar

    Director General , Nigerian Geological Survey Agency, Federal Republic of Nigeria
  • Mamadou Amadou Kane

    Mamadou Amadou Kane

    Head of Mission, Banda Gas to Power (GtP) Project, Ministry of Petroleum, Energy & Mines, Islamic Republic of Mauritania
  • Oum Kelthoum Mohamed Saleck

    Oum Kelthoum Mohamed Saleck

    Minister adviser for power sector transformation, Ministry of Petroleum, Energy & Mines, Islamic Republic of Mauritania
  • Gouled Mohamed

    Gouled Mohamed

    Director of Energy, Ministry of Energy, Republic of Djibouti
  • Seth Mahu

    Seth Mahu

    Deputy Director Renewable Energy , Ministry of Energy, Republic of Ghana 
  • Christopher Kirigua MBS

    Christopher Kirigua MBS

    Director General, Public Private Partnership Directorate, Ministry of Treasury & Planning, Republic of Kenya
  • Isaac Kiva

    Isaac Kiva

    Secretary, Renewable Energy Directorate, State Department for Energy, Ministry of Energy & Petroleum Republic of Kenya
  • Alex Wachira

    Alex Wachira

    Principal Secretary, State Department for Energy, Ministry of Energy & Petroleum
  • Stephen Nzioka

    Stephen Nzioka

    Senior Deputy Director, Renewables, Ministry of Energy & Petroleum, Republic of Kenya
  • Naomi Manjolo

    Naomi Manjolo

    Chief Delivery Officer, Presidential Delivery Unit, State House, Republic of Malawi
  • Damiao Namuera

    Damiao Namuera

    Head of Renewable Energy Department, Ministry of Mineral Resources & Energy, Republic of Mozambique
  • Carlos Yum

    Carlos Yum

    MD, Mphanda Nkuwa Hydroelectric Project Implementation Office (GMNK), Republic of Mozambique
  • James Mnyupe

    James Mnyupe

    Economic Advisor & Green Hydrogen Commissioner, Presidency, Republic of Namibia
  • Tamsir Ndiaye

    Tamsir Ndiaye

    Director General, Agence Nationale pour les Energies Renouvelables (ANER), Republic of Senegal
  • Saer Diop

    Saer Diop

    Director General, Agence pour l'Économie et la Maitrise de l'Energie (AEME), Republic of Senegal
  • Gherard Fourie

    Gherard Fourie

    Chief Director, Green Industries, Department of Trade & Industry, Republic of South Africa
  • Kadri Nassiep

    Kadri Nassiep

    Executive Director: Energy, City of Cape Town, Republic of South Africa
  • Jacob Mbele

    Jacob Mbele

    Director General, Department of Mineral Resources & Energy, Republic of South Africa
  • Frank Tinarwo

    Frank Tinarwo

    Principal Energy Development Officer, Ministry of Energy and Power Development, Republic of Zimbabwe
  • Aymen Alfakhal

    Aymen Alfakhal

    Director of Oil, Gas & Energy Portfolio, Libyan Investment Authority (LIA) , State of Libya
  • Felchesmi Mramba

    Felchesmi Mramba

    Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Energy, United Republic of Tanzania

Utilities, Transmission and Distribution Organisations



  • Daniel Kiptoo Bargoria

    Daniel Kiptoo Bargoria

    Director General, Energy & Petroleum Regulatory Authority (EPRA), Republic of Kenya, Honorary Host Chairperson: aef 2023 Africa Regulators Roundtable
  • Sesneica Leal

    Sesneica Leal

    Chairman of the Board of Directors, AGER, Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe
  • Sandrine Ngalula Mubenga

    Sandrine Ngalula Mubenga

    CEO, Autorite de Regulation du secteur de l'Electricite (ARE), Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • Seharla Abdulahi

    Seharla Abdulahi

    Director General, Petroleum & Energy Authority (PEA), Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia
  • Emmanuel Berre

    Emmanuel Berre

    Director General, Agence de régulation du secteur de l'eau potable et de l'énergie électrique (ARSEE), Gabonese Republic
  • Skhumbuzo Tsabedze

    Skhumbuzo Tsabedze

    CEO, Eswatini Energy Regulatory Authority (ESERA), Kingdom of Eswatini
  • Grace Tabengwa

    Grace Tabengwa

    CEO, Botswana Energy Regulatory Authority (BERA), Republic of Botswana 
  • Balthazar Nganikiye

    Balthazar Nganikiye

    Director General, Agence de Regulation des secteurs de l'Eau potable et de l'Energie (AREEN), Republic of Burundi
  • Carlos Ramos

    Carlos Ramos

    Executive Administrator, Agencia Reguladora Multissectorial da Economia (ARME), Republic of Cabo Verde
  • Jean Paul M’Batna

    Jean Paul M’Batna

    Director General, Autorite de Regulation du Secteur de l'Energie electrique (ARSE), Republic of Chad
  • Ishmael Ackah

    Ishmael Ackah

    Executive Secretary, Public Utilities Regulatory Commission (PURC), Republic of Ghana
  • Oscar Amonoo-Neizer

    Oscar Amonoo-Neizer

    Executive Secretary, Energy Commission, Republic of Ghana
  • Felisbela Cunhete

    Felisbela Cunhete

    Executive Board Member, Autoridade Reguladora de Energia (ARENE), Republic of Mozambique
  • Pinehas Mutota

    Pinehas Mutota

    Acting CEO & General Manager, Economic Regulation, Electricity Control Board (ECB), Republic of Namibia
  • Nomfundo Maseti

    Nomfundo Maseti

    Full-time Regulator Member Responsible for Piped Gas Regulation, National Energy Regulator of South Africa (NERSA), Republic of South Africa
  • Nhlanhla Gumede

    Nhlanhla Gumede

    Full-Time Regulator Member Responsible for Electricity Regulation, National Energy Regulator of South Africa (NERSA), Republic of South Africa
  • Kanni Touray

    Kanni Touray

    Deputy Director General, Petroleum Commission, Republic of The Gambia
  • Jane Nambakire Mulemwa

    Jane Nambakire Mulemwa

    Chairperson, Petroleum Authority of Uganda (PAU), Republic of Uganda
  • Ziria Tibalwa Waako

    Ziria Tibalwa Waako

    CEO , Electricity Regulatory Authority (ERA), Republic of Uganda
  • Man’arai Ndovorwi

    Man’arai Ndovorwi

    Electricity Engineer, Zimbabwe Energy Regulatory Authority (ZERA), Republic of Zimbabwe
  • Geoffrey Mabea

    Geoffrey Mabea

    Executive Secretary , Energy Regulators Association of East Africa (EREA)
  • James Manda

    James Manda

    Technical Manager, African Forum for Utility Regulators (AFUR)
  • Mohamedain Seif Elnasr

    Mohamedain Seif Elnasr

    CEO, Regional Association of Energy Regulators for Eastern & Southern Africa (RAERESA)

Public Sector Organisations


DFIs and Multilaterals


Private Sector



  • Mandy Rambharos

    Mandy Rambharos

    VP: Global Climate Cooperation, Environmental Defense Fund
  • Naomi Wagura

    Naomi Wagura

    Director, Country Programs, Global Energy Alliance for People and Planet (GEAPP) 
  • Joseph Nganga

    Joseph Nganga

    Vice President for Africa, Global Energy Alliance for People and Planet (GEAPP) 
  • Dennis Nderitu

    Dennis Nderitu

    Manager, Energy Systems, Global Energy Alliance for People and Planet (GEAPP)