The 26th edition of the Africa Energy Forum (aef), taking place in Barcelona from 25-28 June, will bring together investors and market leaders from the public and private sectors to discuss, collaborate and take action to advance the future of Africa’s energy sector.

With over 140 speakers already confirmed, get ready to deep dive into critical topics throughout the four-day, multi-streamed agenda.

There have been a number of notable developments to the programme over the past few weeks and you can download the latest agenda here. ​​​

Key speakers from the private sector include:

Mike Scholey, CEO, Globeleq

Olusola Lawson, Co-Managing Director, AIIM

Rentia van Tonder, Head: Power & Client Coverage, Standard Bank

Martin Meyer, Head: Power & Infrastructure Finance, Investec

Amith Singh, Head of Energy, Nedbank CIB

Lucy Chege, Associate Exectuvie, Project & Infrastructure Finance, TDB

Dele Kuti, Global Head of Energy & Infrastructure, Standard Bank
Eluma Obibuaka, Head of Power, AFC
Shirley Webber, Managing Principal, Coverage Head – Resources & Energy, Absa CIB
Holger Rothenbusch, MD & Head of Infrastructure & Climate, BII
Marcus Williams, Global Head & Sector Manager- Energy & Extractive Industries, MIGA, The World Bank Group
Bhavtik Vallabhjee, Head: Power & Renewables, Absa Securities UK
Owen Silavwe, Managing Director, Copperbelt Energy Corporation (CEC)
Giacomo Brambilla, CFO, Red Rocket
Kweku Awotwi, Board Chairman, United Bank for Africa (Ghana) & Co-Founder & Director Cenpower Generation Company, Republic of Ghana
Erik Granskog, CEO, Milele Energy
Meta Mhlarhi, Director & Co-Founder, Mahlako Financial Services

New for 2024:

Industry debates: empowering discussions on critical sector issues
Breakfast Briefing and Think Tanks: morning brainstorming sessions
Corporate Leadership Roundtable: exclusive closed-door session for private sector leaders
Tech Innovation Theatre & Boardroom: explore first-hand the innovations set to revolutionise Africa’s energy sector