Adrian Mucalov, Director, Actis

AIX: Gas 2016 panellist. Adrian joined Actis in 2009 after graduating from Harvard Business School (MBA) and Harvard Kennedy School (MPA/ID). Adrian has been instrumental in several transactions at Actis, including Umeme (Uganda), Eneo (Cameroon) and Energuate (Guatemala), and is … Read More

Jon Marks, Chairman, CbI

Jon is chairman of Cross-border Information (CbI), guiding the company’s development since its creation in 1989. Jon created the respected African Energy newsletter in 1998 and the African Energy Atlas in 2007. A political scientist with a deep understanding of … Read More

Paul Kunert, COO, Joule Africa

Paul has more than 20 years’ experience in project finance and 15 years’ experience in developing, financing and managing power generation and distribution projects in Africa. Before joining Joule Africa in September 2016, Paul was head of business development for … Read More

Alex Katon, Executive Director, InfraCo Africa

Chair at AIX: Power and Renewables and AIX: Energy Alex is a specialist in leadership, strategic planning, partnership agreements, PPA and EPC negotiation. Prior to joining InfraCo in 2013, Alex was based in Dubai as the Regional Head of Strategy & Communications for International … Read More

Andrew Gaines, Managing Director, DeRisk

Andrew manages DeRisk Advisory Services, a specialist in African investment and political risk insurance that advises investors on MIGA, OPIC and other PRI providers to help projects and businesses attract and qualify for international bank finance and private equity investment. … Read More

Tomas Freyman, Valuations Partner, BDO LLP

Tomas Freyman is a Partner in the Valuations team at BDO LLP in London. He has been valuing infrastructure projects globally since 1999. His work has been for tax, accounting, commercial and dispute purposes. His clients are developers, LPs, GPs, … Read More

Mark Florman, Special Advisor, 8 Miles

Panelist at AIX: Energy Mark Florman created Maizels Westerberg & Co, one of the first independent merchant banks in 1982. He went on to specialise in the restructuring of failing companies. Mark has advised a wide variety of governments and industries. … Read More

Gunter Fischer, Senior Investment Manager, European Investment Bank

Panelist at AIX: Energy Gunter Fischer is Senior Investment Officer with the European Investment Bank with particular responsibility for GEEREF (the Global Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Fund). In this context he is responsible for the sourcing, and origination, assessment, negotiation … Read More

Rosalyn Breedy, Partner, Forsters

Panelist at AIX: Energy Rosalyn Breedy is a Partner in Forsters LLP corporate and financial services practice, specialising in advising Trust Companies, Family Offices, Fund Managers and Entrepreneurs. Rosalyn has been noted for her incisive ability to interpret overlapping cross-border corporate … Read More