Day 1, Wednesday June 1st

Welcome, Opening Speeches & Keynotes Day 1

Dr Peter Tschentscher 
First Mayor of the Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg, 

Dr Patrick Graichen
State Secretary at the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Climate Action, Germany

Christoph Kannengiesser
Afrika-Verein der deutschen Wirtschaft (AV), Germany

Nadja Håkansson 
Managing Director Region Africa 
Siemens Energy, Morocco

Prof. Dr Stefan Liebing 
Afrika-Verein der deutschen Wirtschaft (AV), Germany

H.E. Dr Amani Abou-Zeid
Commissioner Infrastructure, Energy, ICT and Tourism
African Union, Ethiopia

Opening Discussion: Energy Transition through Africa's lens

Dr Edith Iniobong Abiola-Awe
Director, Department of Climate Change
Federal Ministry of Environment, Nigeria

Marius Brand 
Executive Vice President, Sasol 2.0 Transformation 
Sasol Ltd., South Africa

Reda Hamedoun
Executive Vice President - Strategy & International Affairs
Nareva Holding, Morocco

Zanele Mavuso Mbatha 
Executive Chairperson 
Bambili Group, South Africa 

Meeting Africa's Primary Infrastructure Needs and Finding the Right Energy Mix

Hon. Goddy Jedy Agba 
Federal Minister of State for Power, Nigeria 

Reginald Demana
Head of Mining, Metals, Infrastructure & Energy
Industrial Development Corporation South Africa

Cheikh Niane
Permanent Secretary for Energy
Ministry of Petroleum and Energy, Senegal

Ayoub Hirt
Head of Department
Green Chemistry, Bioenergy and Agritech
IRESEN, Morocco

Dr. Robert Cisek
Chairman and Managing Director
Volkswagen Group South Africa

James Mnyupe
Presidential Economic Advisor
Government of The Republic of Namibia

It's a Match - Innovation meets Transition

Adeola Adebomi 
Regional Sales Manager West & East Africa 
Megger Germany GmbH, Germany

Alexander Schoenfeldt
Enerox GmbH, Austria

Dr Rebecca Masemurule 
Acting Deputy Director General - Technology Innovation 
Department of Higher Education, Science and Innovation, 
South Africa 

Falk Reimann 
Global Head of Funding Solar Home Systems 
ENGIE Energy Access, Germany 

Scaling up Investments and Partnerships for Renewable Energy in Africa

Hon. Dr Sultan Woli 
State Minister of Water and Energy, Ethiopia

Tamer Shafik 
Vice President Business Development 
Orascom Construction, Egypt 

Hon. Ibrahim Yacouba 
State Minister of Energy and Renewable Energy, Niger

Olufunso Somorin 
Regional Principal Officer 
African Development Bank 

Anja Casper-Berretta 
Head of Regional Programme Energy Security and Climate 
Change in Sub-Saharan Africa 
Konrad-Adenauer Foundation (KAS), Kenya 

Shelmith Theuri
Deputy Director-Off-grid Fund Management 
GreenMax Capital Advisors, Kenya

Evolving Financing Structures for Power Infrastructure in Sub-Saharan Africa

Jan-Philipp Apking
Head of Division Underwriting & Risk Management
Euler Hermes, Germany

Hitesh Kumbat
Chief Financial Officer
Kalpataru Power Transmission Limited, Sweden

Tobias Behringer
Vice President, Treasury & Corporate Finance
Siemens Energy, Germany

Rodrigo Costeira
Business Development
Grupo MCA, Portugal

Financing Africa's Energy Transition - What to Expect?

Thomas Mahl 
Managing Director 
African Energy Guarantee Facility, German

Linda Rudo Munyengeterwa 
Director of Infrastructure and Natural Resources for Africa and the Middle East 
International Finance Corporation (IFC), USA

Powering Globalization: Africa's Future Legacy?

Hon. Mohamed M. Oun
Minister of Oil and Gas, Libya 

Ezekiel Adesina 
Secretary General 
Africa Energy Study Group (AESG) 

Ulrich Voegtle
VP Market Intelligence & Global Sales Support Power Segment
MAN Energy Solutions, Germany

Energy for Growth - the Missing Piece in Africa's Economic Breakthrough

Tanja Baur 
Managing Director, CEO International Cooperation 
Dorsch Group, Germany

Verick Schick 
Senior Advisor 
Agency for Business & Economic Development (AWE), Germany

Farag Darbil 
Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Agriculture, Libya

Lunga Mani
Practice Leader
Fragomen Africa (Pty) Ltd., South Africa

Day 2, Thursday June 2nd

Welcome, Opening Speeches and Keynote Day 2

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

Dr Malte Heyne 
Managing Director 
Hamburg Chamber of Commerce, Germany 

Mohamed Atef
Chief Commercial Officer - Africa
Elsewedy Electric, Egypt

A Seat at the Table: Africa's Role in an International Climate Club

Hon. Dr Aissatou Sophie Gladima
Minister of Petroleum and Energies, Senegal

Dr Simone Peter
German Renewable Energy Federation (BEE)

Ayoub Hirt
Head of Department
Green Chemistry, Bioenergy and Agritech
IRESEN, Morocco

Christoph Kannengiesser 
Afrika-Verein der deutschen Wirtschaft (AV), Germany

One Size Doesn't Fit All: How to Achieve Access to Finance for the Diverse Renewable Energy Projects Africa Wants?

Joseph Mbuyi
Origination and Structuring, Financial Institutions & Sovereigns
KfW IPEX-Bank GmbH, Germany

Markus Schwaninger
Ecoligo, Germany

Alkeydi Touré Ibrahima 
Business Development Africa 
Akuo Energy, France 

H2-conomy: Creating a Hydrogen Value Chain in a European-African Partnership

Reginald Demana 
Divisional Executive for Mining, Metals, Infrastructure and Energy
Industrial Development Corporation (IDC), South Africa 

Tobias Ostermann
Group Category Buyer Power & Gas
HeidelbergCement AG, Germany

Christopher Frank
Head of Strategic Business Development & Key Account Management
Africa & Asia
thyssenkrupp Industrial Solutions AG, Germany

Mohammed Yahya Zniber
Cluster Green H2, Morocco

James Mnyupe 
Presidential Economic Advisor 
Hydrogen Commissioner
Government of The Republic of Namibia

Current Regulatory Developments and Delivery Models for Captive Power Projects in Sub-Saharan Africa on the Basis of a Study for Mali

Yola Traum
Becker Büttner Held, Germany

Turning the Hype into Business: Hydrogen and how we will use it to Power Future Industries

Hon. Abdessalam Mohamed Saleh
Minister of Oil, Mines and Energy, Mauritania

Hendrik Louw
Chief Executive Officer
Northern Cape Economic Development Agency, South Africa

Heike Bergmann 
Senior Vice President Sales Africa 
Voith Hydro GmbH & Co. KG

Vandré Spellmeier
Head of the German-Angolan Hydrogen Office - H2 diplo
Delegate of German Industry and Commerce in Angola

Tarik Hamane 
Managing Director Development 
MASEN, Morocco

COP27 in Egypt - An Outlook on the African Climate Conference

Cheikh Niane
Permanent Secretary for Energy
Ministry of Petroleum and Energy, Senegal


Khadi Camara
Afrika-Verein der deutschen Wirtschaft (AV), Germany

Ulf-Peter Noetzel
Senior Policy Advisor
Afrika-Verein der deutschen Wirtschaft (AV), Germany

Cornelius Matthes
Dii Desert Energy

Wiebke Polomka
Afrika-Verein der deutschen Wirtschaft (AV), Germany

Tara Méité
Afrika-Verein der deutschen Wirtschaft (AV), Germany

Tony Tiyou
Renewables in Africa