AIX Power & Renewables – early-stage development panel confirmed

Alex Katon, Executive Director, InfraCo Africa will chair the ‘Mobilising private sector expertise and finance for early-stage development’ panel at the fourth annual Africa Investment Exchange: Power & Renewables meeting in London (15-16 November 2017).


  • Cephas Galley, Director of Legal Services, Electricity Company of Ghana
  • Ragnar Gerig, Director Energy Africa and Asia, DEG
  • Marcus Heal, CEO, Pan Africa Solar
  • Maarten Van Der Horst, Chief Business Development, ENGIE Africa

The panel will lead a discussion with the wider audience, examining key issues private sector investors and developers face overcoming early stage project risks.

  • Structuring early stage risks
  • What is behind successful fundraising?
  • Private sector views on public sector support, including project preparation facilities
  • Defining bankability–structuring deals and accelerating project implementation
  • Overcoming unproven tariffs, offtakers and PPAs
  • Leveraging extractive industry-related investment to finance power infrastructure development