Top CEOs unite in Istanbul for the annual Africa Energy Forum

aefThe Africa Energy Forum (AEF), is preparing to unite African energy ministries and utilities with global energy investors and developers at the brand new Hilton Bomonti in Istanbul from from 18 – 20 June. The forum will discuss power and infrastructure projects whilst capturing investment that will drive projects forward.
At the event, CEOs from NERC, NDPHC, TCN, Shell Nigeria, UBA, AFC, Geometric Power and Argentil Capital Partners will discuss Nigeria’s privatization exercise that has witnessed the largest single sale of utilities has welcomed a functional electricity market in Nigeria, attracting considerable interest and investments from national and international developers and investors.
As stakeholders await the official declaration of the Transitional Electricity Market (TEM) to come into effect, Nigeria’s public and private sector stakeholders convene in Istanbul during the Nigeria focused breakfast briefing title “Transitional Electricity Market- the Road to Stability” to explore the factors delaying the declaration of TEM, its influence over their business and its ability to reassure stability and efficiency in the market.
Distinguished speakers contributing to this panel include: Dr. Sam Amadi, CEO of NERC, James Olotu, MD of NDPHC/NIPP, Mack Kast, CEO of Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN), Helen Brume, Divisional Head Power of UBA Bank, Dolapo Kukoyi, Partner at Detail Commercial Solicitors and Paulo Ravera, Regional Director Business Development of APR Energy. shell_nu
Prof Bart Nnaji, Nigeria’s former Minister for power and will also address the increasingly important subject of ‘Capacity Building in Africa’, along with Engr Rueben Okeke, Director General of the National Power Training Institution of Nigeria (NAPTIN), who will discuss how NAPTIN is working towards developing a locally skilled and trained work force to support the labour requirements of Nigeria’s power sector.  
Mutiu Sunmonu, Country Chair and Managing Director of Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) Nigeria, will also speak about the foundations which need to be laid in order to buttress the development of Nigeria’s power sector.
Nigeria’s economic dominance and privatised electricity sector has generated notable interest in recent years. Uniting these credible and bullish stakeholders at AEF will further strengthen Nigeria’s position as an economic power house, with a strong influence over its regional markets and the global economies.
For more information about the Africa Energy Forum.