List of 25+ panellists joining us at the Serena Hotel in 2024

The 3rd Africa Investment Exchange (AIX) Nairobi meeting returns to Kenya on 12 to 13 March 2024

The programme lists the following panellists:

Obbie Banda
Underwriter & Acting RLSF Coordinator, ATIDI

Soumya Banerjee
Regional Industry Manager, Infrastructure and Natural Resources Eastern Africa, IFC

Jit Bhattacharya
Co-Founder and CEO, BasiGo

Florian Cammas
Director, Finergreen

Lucy Chege
Associate Executive. Project & Infrastructure Finance, TDB

James Cruz
PPP Expert, Rebel Group

Alban Deheunynck
Executive Director, Cygnum Capital

Khilna Dodhia
Senior Investment Officer, IFC

David Ekabouma
Managing Director for Blended Finance, GreenMax Capital Group

Gillian-Alexandre Huart
Chief Executive Officer, ENGIE Energy Access

Willy Ireri
Executive Director, Milele Energy

Hiro Iwanaga
Co-Founder, Talus Renewables

Ronoh Kibet
Manager, New Business & Partnerships and Technical Assistant to the MD & CEO, KenGen

Daniel Kiptoo
Chief Executive Officer, Energy & Petroleum Regulatory Authority (EPRA)

Sylvie Mahieu
Head of Private Sector Operations – East Africa, AfDB

Rivhatshinyi Mandavha
Investment Manager, Norfund

John Mativo
Managing Director, Kenya Electricity Transmission Company (KETRACO)

Chidi Mike-Eneh
Head of Credit Risk, InfraCredit

Ali Mohamed
Special Envoy for Climate Change, Executive Office of the President, Kenya

Farid Mohamed
Director, Pipal

Anthony Murungaru
Investment Officer, Energy and Infrastructure, Proparco

Beatrice Muthoni
Business Development Manager, InfraCo Africa

Peter Ndichu
Venture Builder, Catalyst Fund

Bilha Ndirangu
Chief Executive Officer, Great Carbon Valley

Toukam Ngoufanke
Partner, Persistent

Ward Nusselder
Senior Investment Officer | Energy, FMO

Chanda Nxumalo
Director Harmattan, Renewables

Eugene Obiero
Development Manager, Eastern Africa, Serengeti Energy

Sophie Odupoy
Head of Public Affairs, Koko Networks

Samson Ondiek
Deputy Director, Utility Consultancy, Kenya Power and Lighting Company

John Ouko
Chief Operations Officer, AMDA

Rajesh Ramesh
Senior Manager – Business & Project Development, AMEA Power

Geoffrey Ronoh
Co-founder, Ofgen

Roland Tatnall
Director, Naimon Capital

Edouard Wenseleers
Managing Director, Business Development, Head of East Africa, Globeleq


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.
  • 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.