List of 50+ panellists joining us at RSA House in 2023

The 10th annual AIX Power & Renewables meeting returns to London on 1 to 2 November 2023

The following panellists are participating at RSA House:

  • Layth Al-Falaki – CEO at GuarantCo
  • Orli Arav  Head of Debt Funds, Cygnum Capital Group
  • Clifford Aron – Principal at GreenMax Capital Group
  • Kweku Awotwi – Board Chairman at United Bank for Africa
  • William Brent – Chief Marketing Officer at Husk Power Systems
  • Andy Calitz – CEO at FutureEnergy
  • Jason de Carteret – CEO at Solarcentury Africa
  • George Cazenove – Director of Communications and Government Affairs at Globeleq
  • Idesbald Chinamula – Director General of the DRC’s National Agency for Electrification and Energy Services
  • Ahmed Dangana – CEO at Kano Electricity Distribution Company*
  • Conal Duffy – Practice Leader – Political Risk at Alliant Insurance Services
  • Joanne Elson – Senior Associate at Herbert Smith Freehills
  • Ebenezer Kofi Essienyi – CEO at Ghana Grid Company
  • Robert Futter – Director at Cresco
  • Bonnie Guo – Project Finance Director, DFC
  • Benjamin Hugues – Investment Director and REPP Lead at Camco
  • Steve Husbands – Head of Commercial, Oil & Gas Advisory at SLR
  • Julian Jansen, Growth & Market Development Director (EMEA) at Fluence
  • Gibbs Johnson – Consultant at Clifford Chance
  • Joyce Kabui – Africa Manager at GH2
  • Wikus Kruger – Director: Power Futures Lab, University of Cape Town
  • Jay Lurie – Head of Investments, Odyssey Energy
  • Samuel Dubik Mahama – MD at the Electricity Company of Ghana
  • Jon Marks – Founder at African Energy
  • Hanaan Marwah – Chief Strategy & Investment Officer at KOKO Networks
  • Samson Masebinu – Project Management Specialist: Energy at Power Africa
  • Bodom Matungulu – President, Think Tank RDC Strategy, Democratic Republic of Congo
  • Christoph Michel – Senior Advisor, International PtX Hub
  • Farid Mohamed – Director at Pipal
  • Pauline Morin – Project Development at Wärtsilä Energy
  • Rose Mutiso – Research Director at Energy for Growth Hub
  • Pinehas Mutota – General Manager at Namibia’s ECB
  • Modi Naginlal – Senior Relationship Manager, Power & Infrastructure – Specialised Finance at the Mauritius Commercial Bank
  • Alessandro Nanotti – Head of LNG and Natural Gas for Vivo Energy
  • Samson Ondiek – Deputy Director, Utility Consultancy at Kenya Power and Lighting Company
  • Cathy Oxby – Chief Commercial Officer at Africa GreenCo
  • Louise Paulsen – Vice President Renewables at Sasol
  • Mike Peo – Head: Infrastructure, Energy & Telecommunication at Nedbank
  • Senior Representative – EPRI
  • Mike Scholey– Chief Executive Officer, Globeleq
  • Claudia Schwartz – Energy Access Advisor at Power Africa
  • Amith Singh – Co-Head: Energy Finance at Nedbank
  • Rahul Sikka – Head, Power Transmission & Distribution, Africa at Larsen & Toubro
  • Stephen Stakhiv – Chief Investment Officer at Trine
  • Andrew Tipping – Technical Director at Economic Consulting Associates
  • Dharshan Wignarajah – Director at the Climate Policy Initiative
  • Roland Tatnall – Advisor at Yellow Door Energy
  • Gilles Vaes – CEO at InfraCo Africa
  • Rentia van Tonder – Head: Renewable Energy, Power and Infrastructure at Standard Bank
  • Ziria Tibalwa Waako – CEO at Uganda’s ERA
  • Dharshan Wignarajah – Director at Climate Policy Initiative
  • Sebastian van Wolff – Head of Finance Advisory at GET.invest

*Awaiting final confirmation

About the African Investment Exchange (AIX) meeting

  • We are focused on producing meetings that establish an enduring dialogue for energy industry professionals, with the aim of stimulating business engagement and long-term partnerships.
  • The established AIX format has been running since 2013, and is known for its robust debate and knowledge-led approach.
  • Panel sessions and roundtable discussions under the Chatham House Rule address key market opportunities and examine how to break down barriers to investment.
  • It is held at the Royal Society of Arts (RSA House) in London, which provides a relaxed setting to network and arrange meetings.
  • AIX is organised by African Energy, a consultancy that has been involved at the heart of the debate surrounding the development of the energy sector in Africa for more than 20 years.