Programme Director

Welcome & Remarks

Vuyolwethu Dubese

Programme Director

InnovTel

Cllr Beverley van Reenen

Mayoral Committee Member for Energy

City of Cape Town

Energy Ministry

DR. Mustapha Abdullahi, Ceng. MIMechE

Director General/Chief Executive

Energy Commission of Nigeria

Hon.Prof. Nqosa Leuta Mahao

Minister of Energy

Ministry of Energy (Lesotho)

Maggy Shino

Petroleum Commissioner

Ministry of Mines and Energy, Namibia

Gloria Magombo

Permanent Secretary

Ministry of Energy of Zimbabwe

Moderators

Mamiki Matlawa

Group Business Development Executive

Actom (Pty) Ltd

Wendy Green

Country Head, South Africa

Daystar Power Group

Seán Cleary

Chairman

Strategic Concepts

Jacquelyn Mando

Chief Operating Officer

Clean Technology Hub

Webb Meko

Director

Webotec

Dave Wright

Board Member

SANEA

Ejiro Gray

Director, Governance & Sustainability

Sahara Group

Professor Rod Crompton

African Energy Leadership Centre

Wits Business School

Vivek Mittal
CEO
Africa Infrastructure Development Association (AfIDA)

Taona Kokera

Director-Infrastructure Finance Advisory Services

Mazars

Adam Kendall

Partner

McKinsey & Company Nairobi

Monique le Roux

Chief Engineer

Centre for Renewable and Sustainable Energy Studies at Stellenbosch University

Hiten Parmar

Executive Director

Electric Mission

Patrick Tonui
Head of Policy and Regional Strategy
GOGLA

Sy Gourrah

Senior GM: Smart Technologies

Actom

Jonathan Berman

Managing Director

Autonomi Capital

PANEL MEMBERS

Giuseppe Ferraro

Director Digitalization, Renewables Optimization

GreenPowerMonitor

Grace Chileshe

Entrepreneur

Ngozi Beckley-Lines

Country Manager, Sierra Leone

Sustainable Energy For All (SEForALL)

Wangari Muchiri

Director of Africa Wind Power

Global Wind Energy Council

Rentia van Tonder

Head, Power, Corporate and Investment Banking

Standard Bank

Dr Gerard Van Harmelen

Chief Innovation Officer

Enerweb

Shantha Bloemen

Managing Director

Mobility for Africa

Mlandzeni Boyce

CEO

ROMPCO

Welekazi Cele

Regional Director

Hatch

Mzi Tyhokolo

Group CEO

SLG (Pty) Ltd ( Spring Lights Gas)

Dr Vusumuzi Dlamini

Chairperson

Energy Intensive Users Group of Southern Africa

Dane Kell

Senior Director, Power Transmission & Integration

Hatch

Yael Shafrir

Associate Director

Webber Wentzel

Karin Reiss-Haimbala

Industrial Development Officer

UNIDO

Mesela Kope-Nhlapo

CEO

African Rail Industry Association

Wilson Nhlanhla Masango

Chief Engineer Markets

SAPP

Xola Sithole

CEO

Vaal SEZ

Mr. Nandu Bhula

Country Manager

ACWA Power

Dr Zwanani Titus Mathe

CEO

SANEDI

Engr. Meyen E. Etukudo

MD & CEO

Ibom Power Plant & Energy Nigeria

Kadri Nassiep

Executive Director: Energy

City of Cape Town

Sandisiwe Ncemane
Group Manager
CEF Group of Companies

Eng. Mohamed Atef

VP & CCO Africa

Elsewedy Electric

Avhapfani Tshifularo

Executive Director

South African Petroleum Industry Association (SAPIA)

Dr Ishmael Poolo
CEO
CEF Group of Companies

James Frank

Country Manager

Solis

Marie Strauss
Advisor
GET.invest

Jan Malan

Investment Director & Southern Africa Regional Lead, Project Finance

BII Infrastructure & Climate Group

Janek Winand

Managing Director

Siemens Gamesa

Brian Mushimba

CEO

GL Africa Energy Limited

Greg Nichollas

Manager Project Development

Lesedi Energy Engineering

Joshua Volz

Deputy Assistant Secretary for the Europe, Eurasia, Africa and the Middle East, U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of International Affairs

Sesakho Magadla
CEO
PetroSA
Angelous Kamande
Head of Finance Access Advisory

GET.invest

Ndiambani Magadagela

CEO and Co-founder

Everlectric

Prof Prathaban Moodley
General Manager Applied Research
SANEDI

Mansoor Hamayun

Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer

Bboxx

Leon van Wyk

Chief Executive Officer

Lesedi Nuclear Services

Mohan Vivekanandan

Group Executive: Origination & Coverage

Development Bank of Southern Africa (DBSA)

Simbini Tichakunda 

Principal Programme Officer

AUDA-NEPAD

James Mackay

CEO

Energy Council of South Africa

Dr Towela Nyirenda-Jere

Head – Economic Integration Division

AUDA-NEPAD

Nadège Hopman

Deputy head of representation

European Investment Bank

Herman Fourie

Senior Solutions Specialist

Huawei Digital Power Southern Africa

Taru Madangombe

Vice President: Power & Grid Segment – Middle East & Africa

Schneider Electric

Eng. Peter Chamfya

Director Distribution

Zesco Limited

Prashaen Reddy

Partner

Kearney

Stefan Steffen

Executive: Data Insights and Intelligence

BCX

Mangope Kgwadi

Principal Process Engineer

PetroSA

Neville Ephraim

GM Operations

iGas