Speakers

Speakers at PAS 2022

Confirmed speakers to date. More to be added; if you wish to speak at the Powering Africa Summit in Washington D.C, please contact Harry Gibson via harry@energynet.co.uk

Ministers:
  • H.E. Honourable Bruno Kapandji Kalala, Head of State Mission, Agency for the Development & Promotion of the Grand Inga project (ADPI-RDC), Democratic Republic of Congo
  • H.E. Honourable Dr. Mohamed Shaker El-Markabi, Minister of Electricity & Renewable Energy, Egypt
  • H.E. Honourable Gabriel Mbaga Obiang Lima, Minister of Mines & Hydrocarbons, Equatorial Guinea
  • H.E. Honourable Dr. Seleshi Bekele, Chief Negotiator & Advisor on Transboundary Rivers & the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD), Prime Minister's Office, Ethiopia
  • Dr Matthew Opoku Prempeh (MP), Minister of Energy, Ghana
  • H.E. Honourable Mohapi Mohapinyane, Minister of Energy & Meteorology, Lesotho
  • H.E. Honourable Aissatou Sophie Gladima, Minister of Petroleum & Energy, Senegal
  • H.E. Honourable Hassan Abdinor Abdi, Minister of Energy & Water Resources, Somalia
Government Officials:
  • Boubacar Mbodji, Minister Counsellor, Presidency of the Republic of Senegal, Senegal
  • Mohamed Dubo, Director, SOMINVEST, Ministry of Planning, Investment & Economic Development, Somalia
  • Felchesmi Mramba, Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Energy, Tanzania
  • Vinai Thummalapally, Acting Director, USTDA, USA
  • Heather Lanigan, Regional Director, Sub-Saharan Africa, USTDA, USA
Utilities, Transmission and Distribution Organisations:
  • Abel Didier Tella, Director General, Association of Power Utilities of Africa (APUA), Côte d'Ivoire
  • Lebbi Changullah, Secretary General, Eastern Africa Power Pool (EAPP), Ethiopia
  • Zelalem Gebrehiwot Kintamo, Technical Director, Eastern Africa Power Pool (EAPP), Ethiopia
  • Jean Albert Manigomba, Managing Director, Régie de Production et de Distribution d'Eau et d'Electricité (REGIDESO), Burundi
  • Ahmadou Bakayoko, General Manager, Compagnie Ivoirienne de'Electricité (CIE), Côte d'Ivoire
  • Sabah Mohamed Mashaly, Managing Director & Chairman, Egyptian Electricity Transmission Company (EETC), Egypt
  • Samuel Kofi Dzamesi, CEO, Bui Power Authority (BPA), Ghana
  • Mohato Seleke, Managing Director, Lesotho Electricity Company (LEC), Lesotho
  • Abderrahim El Hafidi, Director General, Office National de l'Electricité et de l'Eau Potable (ONEE), Morocco
  • Fillemon Nakashole, CEO, Northern Regional Electricity Distributor (NORED), Namibia
  • James Rogers, Ag. Director General, Electricity Distribution & Supply Authority (EDSA), Sierra Leone
  • Mustapha Sannoh, CFO, Electricity Distribution & Supply Authority (EDSA), Sierra Leone
  • Victor Mapani, Managing Director, ZESCO, Zambia
Regulators:
  • Rachedi Menadi, President, Commission de Regulation de l'Electricite et du Gaz (CREG), Algeria
  • Balthazar Nganikiye, Director General, Agence de Regulation des secteurs de l'Eau potable et de l'Energie (AREEN), Burundi
  • Muhammad Musa Omran, Executive Chairman, Egyptian Electric Utility & Consumer Protection Regulatory Agency (EgyptERA), Egypt
  • Yusupha M. Jobe, Director General, Public Utilities Regulatory Authority (PURA), The Gambia
  • Mami Dufie Ofori, Executive Secretary, Public Utilities Regulatory Commission (PURC), Ghana
  • Daniel Bargoria, Director General, Energy & Petroleum Regulatory Authority (EPRA), Kenya
  • Abdellatif Bardach, President, Autorité Nationale de Régulation de l'électricité (ANRE), Morocco
  • Pinehas Mutota, Acting CEO, Electricity Control Board (ECB), Namibia
  • Nomfundo Maseti, Full-Time Regulator Member responsible for Piped Gas Regulation, National Energy Regulator of South Africa (NERSA), South Africa
  • Ziria Tibalwa Waako, CEO, Electricity Regulatory Authority (ERA), Uganda
DFIs and Multilaterals:
  • Lucy Chege, Head: Energy, Environment and Information Communications Technologies, The Development Bank of Southern Africa
Public Sector Organisations:
  • Ayman Soliman, CEO, Sovereign Fund of Egypt, Egypt
  • Jared Othieno, MD & CEO, Geothermal Development Company, (GDC), Kenya
  • Mustapha Bakkoury, President, Masen, Morocco
  • Nnaemeka Ewelukwa, CEO, Nigerian Bulk Electricity Trading (NBET), Nigeria
  • Chiedu Ugbo, MD/CEO, Niger Delta Power Holding Company, Nigeria
Private Sector:
  • Idris Mohammed, CEO, Consultancy Dell’Amore International, Nigeria
  • Habiba Ali, CEO, Sosai Renewable Energies, Nigeria
  • Karen Breytenbach, Director, Juniper Consulting, South Africa
  • William Amuna, Technical Controller, Millennium Development Authority (MiDA), Ghana