17 Mar 2021 - 18 Mar 2021 | Radisson Blu Hotel, Lusaka, Zambia
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17 Mar 2021 - 18 Mar 2021
Radisson Blu Hotel, Lusaka, Zambia
6th ARE Energy Access Investment Forum

Aaron Leopold
Vice-President, Alliance for Rural Electrification
CEO, African Mini-grid Developers Association

Ad Dankers
Renewable Energy & Project Finance Advisor

GET.invest Finance Catalyst

André Troost
Energy Consultant
TFE Energy

Antonia Orsoni
Head of Off-Grid Market
Blue Solutions

Bärbel Höhn
BMZ Special Representative for Energy in Africa
The Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation & Development

Ben Momat
Chief Commercial Officer
SparkMeter

Camille André-Bataille
CEO
ANKA

Claudio Pedretti
Board Member, Alliance for Rural Electrification
CEO,
Windkinetic

Clement Silavwe
CEO
REA Zambia


David Lecoque
Senior Policy & Business Development
Alliance for Rural Electrification

Dominiek Deconinck
Fund Manager
ElectriFI

Dominique Campana
Directrice Europe et International
ADEME

Dotun Tokun
Managing Director
Solarmate Engineering

Emily McAteer
CEO
Odyssey Energy Solutions

Emma Miller
Business Development Manager
Shell Foundation

Erika Lovin
Lead – Mini-Grid Innovation Lab
CrossBoundary


Francesco Caponetti
Director

CEDIAM


Guilherme Collares Pereira
International Relations Director of A2E
EDP Renewables

Ifeanyi Orajaka
CEO
GVE Projects

Irene Calvé Saborit
Chief Business Development Officer
Sunkofa Energy

Jan Cloin
Deputy Team Leader
GET.invest

Jan G. Andreas
Principal Energy Economist
KfW Development Bank

Jeffree Rugare
CEO
Global Solar Zimbabwe

Joao Sarmento Cunha
Head of Division, Renewable Energy
AfDB

Karin Sverkén
Head of Development Cooperation
Embassy of Sweden to Lusaka

Ambassador Dr. Kipyego Cheluget
Assistant Secretary General in Charge of Programmes
COMESA

Kudakwashe Ndhlukula
Executive Director
SACREEE

Lauri Tuomaala
Head of Portfolio & Finance
EEP

Liz Pfeiffer
Deputy Chief of Party (Technical)
USAID Southern Africa Energy Program (SAEP)

Luca Traini
Senior Business Development Officer
RES4Africa Foundation

Mahama Kappiah
Executive Director
ECREEE

Mamisoa Rakotoarimanana
Secrétaire Exécutif
Agence de Développement de l’Electrification Rurale Madagascar (ADER)

Marco Aresti
Access2Energy Program Manager
RES4Africa Foundation

Marcus Wiemann
Executive Director
Alliance for Rural Electrification

Martijn Veen
Global Lead – Off-Grid Energy Market Development
SNV 

Matt Orosz
Director
1Power

Mukabanji Mutanuka
Country Manager
Engie Power Corner Zambia

Nico Peterschmidt
CEO
INENSUS

Per van Swaay
Senior Vice-President
TCX Fund

Prosper Magali
Board Member, ARE
Director of Project & Business Development,
ENSOL


Rana Ghoneim
Chief, Energy Systems & Infrastructure
UNIDO

Rebecca Symington
Board Member, ARE
Trustee,
Mlinda


Sabera Khan
Off-Grid Lead
Beyond the Grid Fund Zambia

Sam Chundusu
Director for Planning, Research & Development
REA Nigeria Agency, Nigeria

Sanusi Mohammed Ohiare
Executive Director, Rural Electrification Fund (REF)
Rural Electrification Agency, Nigeria

Siré Abdoul Diallo
Coordinator of the Private Sector Support Facility
ECREEE

Stefano Signore
Head of Unit, Sustainable Energy and Climate Change
DG International Cooperation and Development - European Commission

Steve Wasira
Vice-President of Business Development
Virunga Power

Surabhi Mathur Visser
Head of Investments
SunFunder

Tolulope Falola
Business Development Manager - Western Africa
Sterling & Wilson

Trey Jarrard
CEO
Renewvia

Ute Collier
Head of Energy
Practical Action

Vivian Vendeirinho
President
Alliance for Rural Electrification

Zibusiso Ncube
Project Team Leader for Sustainable Energy for Rural Communities (SE4RC)
Practical Action

Location

Radisson Blu Hotel, Lusaka, Zambia

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Meetings

Participants 150
Meetings 31

Participants

Austria 4
Bangladesh 2
Belgium 17
Burkina Faso 1
Cape Verde 1
China 1
Congo, The Democratic Republic Of The 1
France 8
Gambia 1
Germany 17
Ghana 3
India 4
Indonesia 1
Italy 4
Kenya 16
Lesotho 2
Luxembourg 1
Madagascar 5
Malawi 3
Mozambique 13
Namibia 3
Netherlands 3
Nigeria 8
Portugal 2
South Africa 8
Spain 12
Switzerland 2
Tanzania, United Republic Of 3
Thailand 1
Tunisia 1
Uganda 1
United Kingdom 6
United States 4
Zambia 46
Zimbabwe 5
Total 210

Participants

Start-Up 25
SME 41
Industry 20
Government Agency/Programme 23
Development Bank 2
Development Organisation 17
Investor/Finance 16
Consultancy 13
Association 8
NGO 17
Academia/Research 12
Electric Cooperative 2
Other 13
Total 209