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Agenda for MENA Investment Exchange: Energy

CbI Meetings has published the initial agenda for its MENA Investment Exchange: Energy meeting, which will be held at RSA House in London on 29-30 September.

Held under the Chatham House Rule, the agenda for the MENA Investment Exchange: Energy meeting will focus on:

  • Upturn in renewable energy development in the Middle East and North Africa.
  • Changing patterns of gas supply for GTP projects including domestic production outlook and gas/LNG imports.
  • Innovative financial structures, commercial returns, entry and exit strategies.
  • Where the region stands in the climate debate.
  • Who to work with in the diverse MENA area.
  • Key markets, including, Algeria, Dubai, Egypt, GCC, Iran, Jordan, Morocco, Saudi Arabia.
  • The region's political exposure in a time of stress.

Download the interim agenda pdf

Co-produced by CbI's African Energy and Gulf States News (GSN), the MIX: Energy agenda includes a Hardball roundtable on the afternoon of day two that will provide an open discussion of governance issues, personal and institutional politics, and the capacity of governments to deliver on projects.

Panellists include

  • Ziad Jebril Sabra, Advisor to the Minister, Director of Renewable Energy Department, Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources, Jordan
  • Mohamed El-Sisi, COO, Egyptian Electricity Transmission Company*
  • Moncef Ben Abdullah, Energy Expert, Tunisia
  • Ahmed Badr, Executive Director, Regional Center for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (RCREEE)
  • Harry Boyd-Carpenter, Senior Banker, Power and Energy Utilities, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD)
  • Kevin Sara, Chief Executive Officer, Nur Energie
  • Javier Huergo Cruzado, Chief Investment Officer, FRV
  • Rob McNabb, Head of Clean Energy Construction, Eversheds
  • Ignacio de Calonje, Principal Investment Officer, IFC*
  • Ali Aissaoui, Research Fellow, Oxford Institute for Energy Studies (OIES)
  • Glada Lahn, Senior Research Fellow, Energy, Environment & Resources, Chatham House
  • Jon Marks, Chairman, Cross-border Information (CbI) and Head of Consultancy, African Energy
  • John Hamilton, Director of Strategic Advisory and North Africa research, CbI and African Energy
  • Moritz Borgmann, Partner, Apricum – The Cleantech Advisory
  • Thomas Wigley, Partner, Trowers & Hamlins

There is a 25% early bird discount which runs until 22 July. You may register online or by emailing Lauren Andrews.

Thinking of sending more than one delegate? Email Nick Carn for details of sponsorship packages and additional discounts.

We have a number of complimentary passes for representatives from MENA public sector bodies including regulators, utilities and governments. Please email Lauren Andrews.







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