Andrea Bohnstedt, Director, Africa Assets

Panelist at AIX: Energy Andrea Bohnstedt has an extensive background in political risk analysis and investment consulting in Africa. She worked as Africa analyst for Global Insight, one of the largest international country intelligence providers. Andrea has also written on business, … Read More

Peter Ballinger, Managing Director, Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC)

Panelist at AIX: Power and Renewables The Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC) is the U.S. Government’s development finance institution. Peter Ballinger is OPIC’s managing director is based in Johannesburg having previously managed OPIC’s Asia operations out of New Delhi and the Europe/Eurasia … Read More

Clifford Aron, Principal, GreenMax Capital Group

Cliff is an energy policy and investment professional with 37 years of experience advising on energy efficiency and renewable energy policy and regulation, scoping out energy project development opportunities, and coordinating investments for a wide variety of private investors and international … Read More

James Addo, Director, GFI

Panellist at AIX: Transport and Infrastructure at RSA House, 9 to 10 June 2016 James has over 25 years of financial services experience in emerging markets. He brings deep “boots-to-boardroom” capabilities as both an investment manager and an advisory professional. He served as group CEO of … Read More

Akinwole Omoboriowo II, Chief Executive Officer, Genesis Energy

Akinwole Omoboriowo II (AOII) is a 1993 graduate of Economics from University of Jos, alumni of the London Business School, where he acquired specialist training in Electricity Pricing & Modeling course in 2006, and a 2011 Post-Graduate Diploma Alumni in … Read More

Thembani Bukula, Regulator Member Responsible for Electricity Regulation at NERSA

Thembani is the Regulator Member primarily responsible for electricity regulation at the National Energy Regulator of South Africa (NERSA). His qualifications include: M.Sc. in Mathematics, Science & Technology Education; B.Sc. Electrical Engineering; and Post – graduate diploma in Engineering Business … Read More

Richard Santo Apire, Chairman, Electricity Regulatory Authority, Uganda

Panelist at AIX: Power and Renewables and AIX: Energy Mr. Richard Santo Apire is the Chairman of the Electricity Regulatory Authority (ERA) Mr. Apire has been Chairman of the ERA Board since 2010. Mr. Apire qualified with a Bachelor of Commerce Degree … Read More

Eyo Ekpo, Commissioner for Market Competition and Rates, Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission

Panelist at AIX: Energy He started his career at GCM Onyiuke’s Chambers, Lagos, in August 1988. While there, he specialised in commercial litigation and arbitration and made many appearances in various Nigerian superior courts of record. After over six years there, … Read More

Ghana: Mainstream buys Ayitepa wind project

Ireland’s Mainstream Renewable Power announced an agreement on 15 September to purchase the 225MW Ayitepa wind farm project from Swiss developer NEK Umwelttechnik. Mainstream said the project was in the latter stages of development with all major permits secured. Grid … Read More