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Monica_55905 Apr 19

Africa Closed-door Regulator Roundtable Series

13:00 – 15:00 GMT / 14:00 – 16:00 BST 
10 June 2021
This is a two-hour closed-door session catering specifically to the Heads of Regulators in Africa. The meeting will be a closed-door working group of CEOs and CFOs seeking answers to some of the pressing challenges resulting from the pandemic including regulation for growth; considering what private sector investors are looking for, preparing regulatory frameworks for new technologies, and the role that regional co-operation can play.
This initial meeting will be followed up with a meeting at the Africa Energy Forum before another online meeting in February 2022. 
Topics to be discussed include:
  • What emergency regulations have had to be put in place to support developers through the pandemic? Has it been successful?
  • Looking forward what regulation is being considered to help accelerate recovery?
  • What are private sector investors looking for?
  • Preparing regulatory frameworks for new technologies entering the markets
  • What role can regional co-operation play?  
Confirmed participants to date: 

  • Ifey Ikeonu, Energy Policy, Markets & Regulation Consultant, Emtech Energy Services
Confirmed speakers:
  • Wale Shonibare, Director, Energy Financial Solutions, Policy & Regulation, African Development Bank
  • Isaías Barreto da Rosa, President, Multisectoral Regulatory Agency of the Economy (ARME), Cape Verde
  • Louis Kahindo Boya-Bozene, Chairman of the Board of Directors, Electricity Regulation Authority (ARE), Democratic Republic of Congo
  • Gouled Mohamed, Director General, Ministry of Energy & Natural Resources, Djibouti
  • Dr. Geoffrey Mabea, Executive Secretary, Energy Regulators Association of East Africa (EREA)
  • Oscar Amonoo-Neizer, Executive Secretary, Energy Commission, Ghana
  • Mami Dufie Ofori, Executive Secretary, Public Utilities Regulatory Commission, Ghana
  • Luís Sigá, Director of the Legal Office, Ministry of Natural Resources & Energy, Guinea-Bissau
  • Daniel Kiptoo Bargoria, Acting Director General, Energy & Petroleum Regulatory Authority, Kenya
  • Dr. Lawrence D. Sekajipo, Chairman Board of Commissioners, Liberia Electricity Regulatory Commission (LERC), Liberia
  • Augustus V. Goanue, Managing Director, Liberia Electricity Regulatory Commission (LERC), Liberia
  • Abdellatif Bardach, President, Autorité Nationale de Régulation de l'électricité (ANRE), Morocco
  • Carlos Joaquim Zacarias, Chairman, INP (Instituto Nacional de Petroleo), Mozambique
  • Mohamud Abdulkadir Abdikarim, Technical Expert, Ministry of Energy & Water Resources (MoEWR), Somalia
  • Nomfundo Maseti, Full-Time Regulator Member responsible for Piped Gas Regulation & for Electricity Regulation, National Energy Regulator of South Africa (NERSA), South Africa
  • Tigani M. Fadul Adam, Secretary General, Electricity Regulation Authority (ERA), Sudan
  • Godfrey Chibulunje, Acting Director General, EWURA (Energy & Water Utilities Regulatory Authority), Tanzania