Africa Investment Exchange: Nairobi
02 October 2019 to 03 October 2019

Power & Renewables Executive Briefing

AIX: Nairobi offers a comprehensive overview of the state of the market in East Africa and brings together project developers, suppliers of off-grid services, policy-makers, established and non-traditional investment sources and other actors in the industry. 

Co-produced by CbI’s African Energy, the meeting is structured around interactive panel-led sessions, held under the Chatham House Rule and limited to 150 participants.

The meeting is sponsored by Actis, Africa Trade Insurance Agency, AIIM, DNV-GL and Kipeto Energy and supported by GreenMax Capital Advisors and Power Africa.

More than 45 panellists have confirmed.

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Panellists include:

  • Caroline Kimathi, Acting Director, Renewable Energy, Energy Regulatory Commission, Kenya
  • David Muthike, Strategy & Business Performance Director, KenGen
  • Eric Mwangi, Economic Advisor to the Cabinet Secretary, Ministry of Energy, Kenya
  • John Mativo, Senior Technical Advisor, Ketraco
  • Kemoli Sagala, Governance and Strategy Advisor to the Cabinet Secretary, Kenya
  • Hizkyas Dufera, Senior Advisor to the Minister, Ministry of Water Irrigation and Energy, Ethiopia
  • John Kimotho, Investment Manager, African Infrastructure Investment Managers (AIIM)
  • Nemes Victor Massawe, Manager Electricity Transmission and Distribution, EWURA, Tanzania
  • Erik Granskog, Vice President, Everstrong Capital
  • Celestine Kaseve, Senior Socio-Economist, Ketraco
  • Andrew Owuor, Environment Social & Governance (ESG) Manager, Kipeto Energy
  • John Lentaigne, Acting Chief Executive Officer, African Trade Insurance Agency
  • Roxana Ignat, Investment Officer, FMO
  • Ameet Shah, Founder & CEO, Astonfield Solar
  • Brian Muriuki, Chairman Kenya Oil & Gas Association
  • Clifford Aron, Principal, GreenMax Capital Group
  • James Shoetan, East Africa Business Development Manager, CrossBoundary Energy
  • Jonathan Shaw, Chief Executive Officer, Kivu Green Energy
  • Jean-Jacques Ngono, Managing Partner, Finergreen Africa
  • Snehar Shah, Managing Director East Africa, Azuri Technologies
  • Wilfred Van den Bos, Head of Investments, responsAbility Renewable Energy Holding (rAREH)
  • Nikhath Zigmund, Business Development Director, BioTherm Energy
  • Geoffrey Ronoh, Director, Ofgen
  • Gabriel Kroes, Senior Energy Specialist, DNV GL
  • Elsie Mbugua, Managing Director, Leadwood Energy
  • Ravi Sikand, Senior Partner, Energy Access Ventures
  • Chalker Kansteiner, Founder, GridX Africa
  • William Madara, Program Management Specialist, Energy, US Agency for International Development
  • Khilna Dodhia, Chief Executive Officer, Kenergy Renewables
  • Anne Sophie Rakoutz, Head of Private Equity, Proparco
  • Matthew Saville, Managing Director, Stoa



Book online or contact Lauren Andrews for an invoice. Tel: +44 (0)1424 721667


Organisations participating at AIX Nairobi 2019 include:

Utilities, regulators and officials

Energy & Petroleum Regulatory Authority Kenya, EWURA Tanzania, KenGen, Kenya Electricity Transmission Company (Ketraco), Ministry of Energy (Kenya), Department for International Trade (UK), Department of the Treasury (US)

Power generation

Astonfield Solar, BayWa re, Solar Projects, BioTherm Energy, Circle Gas, Diamond Generating Europe, Engie, GE Power, GridX Africa, Jinko Solar, Kenergy Renewables, Kipeto Energy, KTDA Power Company, Ofgen, responsAbility Renewable Energy Holding, Siemens, Symbion Power, Wartsila, Windlab Developments Kenya


Africa Minigrid Developers Association, Azuri Technologies, BBOXX Capital Kenya, Craft Skills East Africa, CrossBoundary Energy, Energy Access Ventures, EngieEPS, Gogla, GMG Facility, Kivu Green Energy, PowerGen Renewable Energy, SunFunder, SMA Sunbelt Energy

Development finance

African Development Bank Group, Agence Française de Développement (AFD), BIO-Invest, Climate Fund Managers, FMO, GuarantCo, IFC, KfW, Norfund, Power Africa, Proparco, Stoa Energy, USAID

Finance and investment

Actis, African Trade Insurance Agency (ATI), AIIM, ARCH Emerging Markets, Camco Clean Energy, Everstrong Capital, Nedbank, responsAbility Investments

Professional services

African Energy, Africa Legal Network, Anjarwalla & Khanna, Bowmans, Chatham House, Cross-border Information, DNV GL, Fichtner, Finergreen, GreenMax Capital Group, IED, Iseme Kamau & Maema Advocates, Kenya Oil & Gas Association, Leadwood Energy, Multiconsult, Strathmore University, UL





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