Africa Investment Exchange: Nairobi
03 October 2018 to 04 October 2018

Power & Renewables Executive Briefing

Co-produced by African Energy, AIX: Nairobi builds on four years of AIX: Power and Renewables meetings, which have brought together project developers, suppliers of off-grid services, policy-makers, established and non-traditional investment sources and other stakeholders to discuss the issues and challenges facing investors in clean energy projects in Africa.

Sponsored by the African Trade Insurance Agency and InfraCo Africa and supported by GreenMax Capital Advisors and the UK Department for International Trade, AIX Nairobi will be limited to 90 senior executives to allow for in-depth discussion of strategies to tackle pan-African issues. The meeting is held under the Chatham House Rule and structured through a series of panel-led sessions with a remit to debate ways of scaling up electricity supply industries across Africa.

Download the initial agenda

Confirmed panellists include:

  • Eric Mwangi, Economic Advisor to the Cabinet Secretary, Ministry of Energy, Kenya
  • Ziria Tibalwa Waako, Chief Executive Officer, Electricity Regulatory Authority (ERA), Uganda
  • Caroline Kimathi, Acting Renewable Energy Director, Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC), Kenya
  • Nemes Victor Massawe, Manager – Electricity Transmission and Distribution, Energy and Water Utilities Regulatory Authority (EWURA), Tanzania
  • Patrick Mawala, Manager, Energy Purchase & Regulatory Affairs, Kenya Power and Lighting Company
  • David Muthike, Strategy & Business Performance Director, KenGen
  • Benon Bena, Head of Off-Grid Renewable Energy, Rural Electrification Agency (REA), Uganda
  • Kevin Kariuki, Head of Infrastructure, Industrial Promotion Services
  • Simbarashe Mhuriro, Founder and Managing Director, Oxygen Africa
  • John Lentaigne, Chief Underwriting Officer, African Trade Insurance Agency
  • Brian O’Hanlon, Managing Director of Business Development, Overseas Private Investment Corporation
  • Andrew Githaiga, Senior Investment Manager, SunFunder
  • John Kimotho, Investment Manager, African Infrastructure Investment Managers (AIIM)
  • Richard Warugongo, Principal Investment Officer, IFC




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

Price payable: £1,000


Participants include representatives from:

Utilities, regulators and officials

Department for International Trade (UK), Electricity Regulatory Authority (Uganda), Energy Regulatory Commission (Kenya), Energy and Water Utilities Regulatory Authority (Tanzania), GET FiT Zambia, Kenya Power and Lighting Company, KenGen, Ministry of Energy (Kenya), Rural Electrification Agency (Uganda)

Power generation

Astonfield Solar, BayWa r.e, Berkeley Energy, Engie, Globeleq, Jinko Solar, Kenergy Renewables, KTDA Power Company, Powerhive, Quantum Power, responsAbility Africa, Scatec Solar, Tesla, Virunga Power


Astonfield Solar, Azuri Technologies, CrossBoundary Energy, Energy Access Ventures Africa, Green Mini-Grid Facility, GSMA, Oxygen Africa, PowerGen Renewable Energy, Renewvia Energy

Development finance

African Trade Insurance Agency, CDC Group, Climate Fund Manager, European Investment Bank, FMO, IFC, Industrial Promotion Services, Overseas Private Investment Corporation, Proparco, US Trade and Development Agency

Finance and investment

Actis, Adenium Energy Capital, African Infrastructure Investment Managers (AIIM), Centum, Co-operative Bank of Kenya, Inspired Evolution Investment Management, Lion’s Head Global Partners, Meridiam, Nedbank, Standard Chartered Bank, SunFunder, SUNREF East Africa

Professional services

Africa Legal Network, Convergence, Finergreen, GreenMax Capital Advisors, MMC Africa Law, Multiconsult






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