Welcome and Opening

Sabine Dall'Omo
Afrika-Verein der deutschen Wirtschaft (AV)
Jens Kerstan
State Minister for Environment, Climate, Energy and Agriculture
Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg, Germany
Dr Anna Christmann, MP
Coordinator of the Federal Government for German Aerospace Industry
Commissioner of the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Climate Action (BMWK) for Digital Economy and Start-ups, Germany
Claudia Voss
Master of Ceremony
Afrika-Verein der deutschen Wirtschaft (AV)


H.E. Dr Amani Abou-Zeid
Commissioner for Infrastructure, Energy, ICT and Tourism
African Union
Karim Amin
Member of the Executive Board
Siemens Energy

African Roadmaps towards green(er) industrialisation

Hon. Birame Souléye Diop
Minister of Energy, Petroleum and Mines
Ministry of Energy, Petroleum and Mines, Senegal
Hon. Herbert Krapa
Deputy Minister of Energy
Ministry of Energy, Ghana
Ezekiel Adesina
Executive Secretary
African Energy Study Group, Nigeria
Birgit Pickel
Director General Africa
Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ)
Wiebke Polomka
Afrika-Verein der deutschen Wirtschaft (AV)

African Powerhouses - Building solid infrastructure for a sustainable energy future

Marcel Bruhwiler
Manager Infrastructure and Natural Resources Southern Africa
International Finance Corporation (IFC)
Tarek Hamane
Acting CEO
MASEN, Morocco
Marco Rahner
Sales Director Smart Infrastructure
Siemens (Pty) Ltd, South Africa
Dr Christof Haefner
Clifford Chance Europe LLP

Financing Energy Transition - new challenges, new instruments

Ozioma Agu
Stren & Blan Partners, Nigeria
Philip Koelle
Director Export Finance & Sustainability
GAUFF GmbH & Co. Engineering KG, Germany
Ehouman Narcisse Kalifa
Director General for Energy
Ministry of Mines, Petroleum and Energy, Côte d’Ivoire
Ulf-Peter Noetzel
Afrika-Verein der deutschen Wirtschaft (AV)

Harnessing Green Hydrogen for Local Use in African industries

Gunther Beger
Managing Director
UNIDO, Austria
Petra Schwager
Chief Climate and Technology Partnership (CTP) Division
UNIDO, Austria
Dr Markus Thill
President Region Africa
Robert Bosch (Pty) Ltd, South Africa
Chigozie Nweke-Eze
Integrated Africa Power (IAP), Germany

Africa's next energy generation: rethinking, redesigning, leading innovation

Hon. Ouael Chouchene
Deputy Minister of Industry, Mines and Energy
Ministry of Industry, Mines and Energy, Tunisia
Tobias Engelmeier
Managing Director GmbH, Germany
Dr Sarah Kunkel
SIBE Scientific Projects (SISP) gGmbH, Germany
Marie Badiane-Mbuyu
Alexander & Partner Rechtsanwälte, Germany
Chiara Felicitas Otto
exficon GmbH, Germany

Sustainable Energy Storage: From Sourcing Critical Raw Materials to Creating Local Value Chains

Oluranti Doherty
Director Export Development
Afreximbank, Egypt
Jean Luc Mastaki Namegabe
Director Sub-Regional Office for Central Africa
United Nationas Economic Commission for Africa, Cameroun
Prof. Imasiku A. Nyambe, PhD
Integrated Water Resources Management Centre (IWRM), Zambia
Esau Zulu, Ph.D
Lecturer & Researcher, Electrical Engineering Department
Copperbelt University, Zambia
Anja Berretta
Konrad-Adenauer Foundation (KAS), Kenya

Renewables for industrial growth

Hon. Dr Sultan Welle
State Minister of Energy Development
Ministry of Water and Energy, Ethiopia
Martina Biene
Chairperson and Managing Director
Volkswagen Group Africa, South Africa
Victor Fontes
Renewable Energy Association, Angola
Timon Herzog
Grips Energy, Germany
Dr Owen Omogiafo
President & Group CEO
Transcorp Plc, Nigeria
Inken Taubenheim
Director at WTS - International Tax and Permanent Establishments, Germany


Claudia Voss
Managing Director
Afrika-Verein der deutschen Wirtschaft (AV)


Jennifer Morgan
State Secretary and Special Envoy for International Climate Action
Federal Foreign Office, Germany

Africa's Climate Action is Gaining Momentum

Christine Amira
Sustainability and Communications Manager
WILO SE, Kenya
Osayande Igiehon
Heirs Energies, Nigeria
Ross Palmer
Associate Director Energy Eurasia MEA
European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, United Kingdom
Samir Rachidi
Director General
IRESEN, Morocco
Katarina Kunert
Afrika-Verein der deutschen Wirtschaft (AV)

Stimulating African Energy Investment through partnerships

Dietmar Siersdorfer
Managing Director Middle East and Africa
Siemens Energy, Germany
Hussein Matar
Senior Director - Business Development
AMEA Power, United Arab Emirates
Nthato Minyuku
Siemens Energy

Green energy investments in Africa and ESG standards

Rodrigo Costeira
MCA Deutschland GmbH, Germany
Uwe Fitschen
Head of Department Sustainability
Euler Hermes AG, Germany
Chigozie Nweke-Eze
CEO & Founder
Integrated Africa Power (IAP), Germany
Jessica Hauuanga
Head of Department: Investor Experience, Retention and Aftercare
Namibia Investment Promotion Development Board, Namibia
Stephan Kippe
Commerzbank AG

Building local capacity to support green transition in West and Southern Africa

Dr Jane Olwoch
Executive Director
SASSCAL, Namibia
Sohna Huja Jeng
IMP-EGH, The Gambia
Dr Emmanuel Ramde
Executive Director
Jean Francis Sempore
Executive Director
ECREEE, Cabo Verde
Kerstin Annassi
Research Centre Juelich
Solomon Agbo
Research Centre Juelich

Outlook on Africa's H2 Hype: Overcoming First Mover's Challenges

Christopher Frank
Head of Strategic Business Development & Key Account Management, Africa & Asia
thyssenkrupp Uhde, Germany
Eudy Mabuza
Senior Science and Innovation Representative
Department of Science and Innovation, South Africa
Tobias Bischof-Niemz
Member of Management Board
Enertrag SE, Germany
Joseph Mukendwa
Head of Policy Planning and Strategy
GH2 Programme, Namibia
Dr Christof Haefner
Clifford Chance Europe LLP