2021 Ministers & Government Leaders

H.E. Amani Abou-Zeid
Commissioner for Infrastructure & Energy
African Union Commission,
Republic of Ethiopia


H.E. Amb. Albert Muchanga
Commissioner for Economic Development, Trade, Industry and Mining
African Union

Hon. Charles Keter
Cabinet Secretary for Energy
Republic of Kenya

Hon. Lamine Seydou Traore
Minister of Energy & Water
Republic of Mali


Hon. John Munyes
Cabinet Secretary Ministry of Petroleum & Mining
Republic of Kenya

Hon. Thomas Camara
Minister of Petroleum, Energy and Renewable Energies
Republic of Cote d'Ivoire

Hon. Dr. Koang Tutlam
State Minister of Mines, Petroleum & Natural Gas
Republic of Ethiopia

H.E. Abdesselam Ould Mohamed Saleh
Minister of Petroleum, Mines and Energy


Hon. Tom Alweendo
Minister of Mines and Energy
Republic of Namibia

H.E. Olusegun Obasanjo
Former President
Republic of Nigeria


H.E. Dr Peter Arthur Mutharika
Former President
Republic of Malawi

H.E. Wamkele Keabetswe Mene
Secretary General
African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA), Republic of Ghana

Hon. Lefoko Moagi
Minister for Mineral Resources, Green Technology & Energy Security
Republic of Botswana

Mr. Rashid Ali Abdallah
Executive Director of AFREC
Africa Union, Republic of Ethiopia

Hon. Bachir Ismael
Minister of Energy
Republic of Burkina Faso

Hon. Matthew Opoku Prempeh
Minister of Energy
Republic of Ghana

Hon. Dr. Alexandre Dias Monteiro
Minister of Industry
Trade and Energy, Cape Verde

Hon. Yonis Ali Guedi
Minister of Energy
Republic of Djibouti

Hon. Fafa Sayang
Minister of Energy & Petroleum
Republic of Gambia

H.E. Samou Seidou Adambi
Minister of Water & Mines
Republic of Benin

Hon. Z Soda
Minister of Energy & Power Development
Republic of Zimbabwe

Hon. Alhaji Kanja Sesay
Minister of Energy
Republic of Sierra Leone

Hon. Gabriel Dodo Ndoke
Minister of Mines, Industry & Technical Development
Republic of Cameroon

Hon. Francis Gatare
Chief Executive Officer
Rwanda Mining Petroleum & Gas Board,
Republic of Rwanda


Hon. Minister Rufin Benam-Beltoungou
Minister of Mines, Energy and Hydraulics
Central African Republic

Hon. Minister Ndolenodji Alixe Naimbaye
Ministère des Finances et du Budget
Republic of Chad

Hon. Minister Prof. Foday M. Jaward
PhD, Minister of Environment
Republic of Sierra Leone

Prosper Beangai
Director, ARSEC
Central African Republic

H.E. Houmed M’Saidie
Minister of Economy
Investments and Energy of the Union of Comoro


Hon. Aissatou Sophie Gladima
Minister of Petroleum and Energy
Republic of Senegal

Madam Frances Alghali
Minister of State, Office of the Vice President
Sierra Leone

Energy Utilities & Regulators:

Mr. Kiyemba Eriasi
Chief Executive Officer
Uganda Electricity Transmission Co,
Republic of Uganda

Dr. Eng. Mohamed Mousa Omran
Executive Chairman
Egyptian Electric Regulator, Egypt



Mr. Djama Ali Guelleh
Director General
Electicite de Djibouti,
Republic of Djibouti

Mr. Boulakhras Chaher
Chief Executive Officer
Sonelgaz​, Republic of Algeria

Mr. Daniel Kiptoo Bargoria
Acting Director General
Energy & Petroleum Regulatory Authority,
Republic of Kenya


Mr. Djiby Ndiaye
Director General
 National Agency for Renewable Energies (ANER),
Republic of Senegal


Eng. Godfrey Chibulunje
Acting Chief Executive Officer
Energy & Water Utilities Regulatory Authority,
United Republic of Tanzania


Mr. Hichem Anene
Chief Executive Officer
Tunisian Company of Electricity and Gas (STEG),


Dr. Solomon Kassa
Director for Petroleum Exploration
Ministry of Mines & Petroleum, Republic of Ethiopia


Alem Kibreab
Director General
Department of Mines at the Ministry of Energy and Mines, Eritrea

Edington Mazambani
Chief Executive Officer
Zimbabwe Energy Regulatory Authority (ZERA),



Mr. Souleymane Berthe
Directeur Général
l'Agence des Energies Renouvelables du Mali (AER-MALI), Republic of Mali

Ms. Miriam Ikhlas Djarma
Deputy Director General
National Regulator, Republic of Chad

Mr. Rito Monteiro Evora
National Director of Industry
Trade & Energy, Cape Verde

Mrs. Mariam Gui Nikiéma
Présidente de l'Autorité de Régulation du Secteur de l'Energie (ARSE) (President of the Regulatory Authority for the Energy Sector (ARSE)
Republic of Burkina Faso

Mr. Stan Ishmael Chioko
Acting Chief Executive Officer
Malawi Energy Regulatory Authority,


Eng. Ziria Tibalwa Waako
Chief Executive Officer
Electricity Regulatory Authority,
Republic of Uganda


Mr. Balthazar NGANIKIYE

General Agence de Régulation des secteurs de l'Eau potable et de l'Energie (AREEN),
Republic of Burundi


Mr. Abdelhamid Rais
Executive Director of Strategy & Prospecting
Sonelgaz, Republic of Algeria

Souleymane Berthe
Directeur Général
de l'Agence des Energies Renouvelables du Mali (AER-MALI),
Republic of Mali

William Liabunya
Chief Executive Officer
Electricity Generation Company Malawi Limited (EGENCO)

Mr Jacques Paradis
Director General
Société Béninoise d'Energie Electrique,
Republic of Benin

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