PROGRAMME /// JOUR 1
25 Octobre 2017
 
UNLOCKING SOLAR CAPITAL AFRICA - JOUR 1

08:30 Accueil


09:30 Allocution d’ouverture


09:40

SESSION PLÉNIÈRE

Coup de projecteur sur l’énergie solaire en Afrique

Potentiel de développement

  • Chiffres clés concernant l’accès à l’électricité
  • Quels sont les pays les plus performants et comment y parviennent-ils?
  • Principaux projets réalisés, tarifs de rachat (FIT) annoncés, réussites d’entreprise

Conditions favorables

  • Infrastructures de distribution
  • Pénétration de l’argent mobile (et rôle du hors réseau dans le développement de l’argent mobile)
  • Conditions macro-économiques (pouvoir d’achat, stabilité des monnaies)

Scénarios d’avenir

  • Comment réaliser l’Objectif de développement durable 7 garantissant l’accès de tous à des services énergétiques fiables, durables et modernes, à un coût abordable?
ALY-KHAN JAMAL /// PARTNER - DALBERG
Aly-Khan is a Partner in Dalberg’s London office, where he focuses on work in the practice areas of Inclusive Growth, Agriculture and Food Security, and Mobile and ICT for Development. In particular, he has worked with FMCG, consumer goods, telecoms, media, and technology firms on their emerging and frontier market strategies.
In addition to strategy consulting, Aly-Khan also draws on extensive transaction advisory experience across the full activity chain, having worked on over 40 transactions and with most of the largest private equity firms in the world as well as several emerging-markets focused funds. As a result of this combination, Aly-Khan works closely with D. Capital Partners, which is also based in London.
Aly-Khan started his career at OC & C Strategy Consultants in London and Paris. He holds a Bachelors in Arts from Oxford University in Politics, Philosophy and Economics and a Masters in Economics from McGill University.
ALY-KHAN JAMAL
PARTNER - DALBERG
MARCUS WATSON /// ASSOCIATE PARTNER - DALBERG
Marcus is an Associate Partner in Dalberg’s Nairobi office, where he leads teams advising corporates, private investors, and development finance institutions on strategy planning, performance, and investment across Africa. He has a particular sector focus in energy & infrastructure, financial services, and private equity. He is the Africa lead of Dalberg’s Energy & Infrastructure practice.
Marcus’ recent engagements have included developing strategy for a growth-stage tech firm in E. Africa, conducting feasibility and planning for a US-based green-field investor to develop an industrial park in W. Africa, and designing one of the largest renewable energy debt facilities in Africa.
Prior to joining Dalberg, Marcus worked at the International Finance Corporation (IFC) in Washington DC and Grassroots Business Fund in Nairobi. At the start of his career, Marcus worked as a private equity lawyer in London, where he advised private equity funds on fund formation and M&A.
Marcus has a BA from Trinity College Dublin, an MA in International Development and Economics from Johns Hopkins University SAIS, and is a qualified attorney in England & Wales.
MARCUS WATSON
ASSOCIATE PARTNER - DALBERG

10:05

Table ronde : investir pour la croissance

  • L’Afrique sur la scène mondiale : l’investissement international comme catalyseur du capital local
  • Le développement du secteur financier pour des marchés solides
  • La collaboration entre secteur public et privé pour l’accès à l’électricité
KATE STEEL /// ENERGY DIRECTOR - POWER AFRICA
Dr. Kate Steel joined Power Africa in late 2014, where she leads the Energy Office in providing technical and policy expertise to create the right enabling environment for private sector investment in Africa. Before coming to AID, she focused on renewable energy and energy access investments in Africa and South Asia at Google. Dr. Steel began her post-academic career at the World Bank, having been selected to the Young Professionals Program. As a manager of Lighting Africa, she helped grow the program from pilots in Kenya and Ghana to a global program with activities across sub-Saharan Africa and Asia. Early in her career, Dr. Steel consulted on energy access projects in South Africa, Tanzania and Kenya. She received a PhD in Engineering Systems from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, a MS in Engineering-Development Technologies from University of Melbourne, and a BS in Mechanical Engineering from Stanford University.
MODERATOR
KATE STEEL
ENERGY DIRECTOR - POWER AFRICA
EMMANUELLE MATZ /// RESPONSABLE DE LA DIVISION ÉNERGIE & INFRASTRUCTURES - PROPARCO
Emmanuelle Matz possède une vaste expérience des financements structurés acquise sur plus de 25 ans. Elle a débuté sa carrière au Crédit lyonnais, où elle a mis en place et développé l’activité de credit-bail du groupe dans le domaine du financement de l’efficacité énergétique et de la valorisation énergétique des déchets en France. Au sein de la direction internationale de la banque française, puis pour Barclays Capital, elle a structuré et mis en place de nombreuses opérations de financement multi-sources dans les pays émergents. Depuis 10 ans, Emmanuelle Matz développe les investissements en dette et en fonds propres de Proparco dans les secteurs des infrastructures et de l’énergie, principalement en Amérique latine et en Asie. Elle a notamment financé la première centrale solaire d’Amérique latine, pour T Solar au Pérou, en 2011 et a soutenu depuis l’expansion de projets d’énergies renouvelables (énergie solaire, éolienne, hydroélectrique et biomasse) en Amérique centrale, dans les pays andins et plus récemment en Afrique. Depuis 2012, elle dirige une équipe de 20 spécialistes du financement de projets dans le domaine de l’énergie et les infrastructures dans le but d’élaborer des solutions contribuant à limiter les impacts des changements climatiques. Cette équipe créative et dédiée a participé à la mise en place des principaux producteurs indépendant (IPP) d'électricité renouvelable en Afrique dans le cadre de solutions sur mesure et a organisé avec succès le financement en 2016 des premières centrales solaires privées construites en Afrique de l’Ouest.
Convaincue que l’électricité devrait être accessible à tous, à un prix abordable, Emmanuelle Matz soutient les solutions rattachées au réseau et hors réseau développées par des commanditaires innovants, grâce à la révolution digitale et solaire de l’Afrique.
EMMANUELLE MATZ
RESPONSABLE DE LA DIVISION ÉNERGIE & INFRASTRUCTURES - PROPARCO
OUSSEYNOU NAKOULIMA /// DIRECTEUR DE L’ÉNERGIE RENOUVELABLE ET DE L’EFFICACITÉ ÉNERGÉTIQUE - AFRICAN DEVELOPMENT BANK GROUP
De nationalité sénégalaise, M. Nakoulima est titulaire d’un Mastère en administration des affaires (MBA) de la Harvard University Business School (États-Unis), d’un Mastère en ingénierie et d’un Mastère en mathématiques appliquées de l’École polytechnique et de l’École des mines de Paris.
Il possède plus de 15 ans d’expérience dans les domaines de l’énergie, du changement climatique, des services bancaires internationaux et du développement du secteur financier.
M. Nakoulima a occupé le poste de directeur du Fonds vert pour le climat en Corée depuis 2014, où il s’occupait des partenariats, des stratégies pays et de l’appui à la préparation des projets sur le plan international. Il était chargé de la gestion des relations avec 140 pays auxquels il fournissait des conseils axés sur l’élaboration de programmes en carbone et résilients au changement climatique, tout en gérant d’importantes ressources financières destinées à l’assistance technique et à l’élaboration de projets. En tant que membre de l’équipe dirigeante du Fonds vert pour le climat, il a joué un rôle déterminant dans le lancement réussi du Fonds, qui a mobilisé des ressources importantes en faveur de projets d’énergie renouvelable à travers le monde.
Avant de rejoindre le Fonds vert pour le climat, il a travaillé à BNP PARIBAS de 2009 à 2014 à Paris, puis au Sénégal. En sa qualité de directeur général adjoint de la filiale sénégalaise du Groupe, il a fait de la Banque le conseiller principal de l’État sénégalais sur les questions d’énergie et d’infrastructures. Il a proposé des programmes innovants pour financer la restructuration du secteur de l’électricité et a coordonné le financement d’un important projet d’aéroport. Il a supervisé les activités liées aux services bancaires mobiles afin de développer ce concept pour les personnes à faibles revenus, et a introduit de nouveaux secteurs d’activités tels que l’affacturage, le crédit-bail et le financement des matières premières. Auparavant, M. Nakoulima avait occupé le poste de chargé d’investissement senior à la Banque africaine de développement entre 2002 et 2009, après avoir rejoint la Banque en tant que jeune professionnel. Au cours de cette période, il a élaboré des projets dans les secteurs de l’électricité, de l’eau, de l’assainissement et des infrastructures dans quinze pays et a piloté des équipes dans le cadre de transactions à fort impact, notamment un prêt d’entreprise octroyé à Eskom, la compagnie sud-africaine d’électricité, un projet hydroélectrique privé à Madagascar et la première activité de conseils public-privé pour un programme hydroélectrique en Afrique de l’Ouest.
OUSSEYNOU NAKOULIMA
DIRECTEUR DE L’ÉNERGIE RENOUVELABLE ET DE L’EFFICACITÉ ÉNERGÉTIQUE /// AFDB
PHILIPPE MIQUEL /// CEO - ENGIE WESTERN & CENTRAL AFRICA
Philippe graduated with a Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering from the Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore (USA) in 1996 and with an Engineering Degree from the University of Technology of Compiègne (France) in 1990. He started his professional career in the Research and Development division of Gaz de France as project manager. From 2000 to 2008, he held several positions in the Marketing and Sales division of Gaz de France. He then headed the Economic Studies department of GDF SUEZ Global Gas & LNG. In April 2010, Philippe Miquel was named Chief of Staff to the Executive Vice President of GDF. He then moved to Yaoundé in July 2013 as Resident Director of GDF SUEZ LNG Cameroon.
Philippe Miquel is a Foreign Trade Advisor of the French Minister of Commerce.
PHILIPPE MIQUEL
CEO - ENGIE WESTERN & CENTRAL AFRICA
AMITESH SINHA /// CFO - GREENLIGHT PLANET
As Chief Financial Officer of Greenlight Planet, Amitesh Sinha drives key finance initiatives for the global company. His responsibilities include fundraising, forecasting, investor relations, compliance and risk management, budgeting and tax planning, with an overarching goal of maintaining a lean and cost-effective company.
A seasoned finance professional, with over decade of global/India cross-functional work experience in one of the emerging company providing solar solutions to billion off-grid people. Globally accepted education qualification with ACA, ACS and CPA (USA), and have experience in financial and tax reporting in India, USA, Singapore, Hong Kong and East African countries. Proven track record in leading finance areas such as controllership, corporate finance, budgeting, financial planning and analysis, supply chain, enterprise risk management, statutory and management accounting. Known to successfully build & lead winning teams under stressful times, driving major business turnarounds in the company and most importantly, setting up teams, systems and world-class finance processes.
AMITESH SINHA
CFO - GREENLIGHT PLANET
GEORGIOS PANTOULIS /// HEAD ENERGY SECTOR - EUROPEAN COMMISSION
Georgios Pantoulis is Head of the Energy Sector in the Directorate-General for International Cooperation and Development of the European Commission, coordinating the implementation of energy cooperation policies and programmes. Georgios works with colleagues and partners from Governments, International Organisations, Local Authorities, Civil Society, Industry and Financiers in providing technology, expertise and funding focusing on three main challenges: price volatility and energy security; climate change, including access to low carbon technologies; and access to affordable, reliable sustainable and modern energy. A flagship initiative that the European Commission supports in this field is the Electrification Financing Initiative (ElectriFI), a flexible mechanism elaborated by industry and development financiers, aiming to unlock, accelerate and leverage investments increasing access to energy and energy efficiency.
GEORGIOS PANTOULIS
HEAD ENERGY SECTOR - EUROPEAN COMMISSION
11:00 | PAUSE CAFÉ & CONTACTS
Sponsored by:
11:45

PRODUCTION (On-grid solar PV, C&I)

SESSION 1A

MODERATOR
SESSION 1A:
YUSUF MACUN
MANAGING PARTNER
CRANMORE PARTNERS
YUSUF MACUN /// MANAGING PARTNER - CRANMORE PARTNERS
Yusuf has 20 years’ experience in energy and infrastructure financing and investments, and has held leadership roles on the buy-side and sell-side of the energy and infrastructure sectors in Europe, Middle East and Africa. He has successfully closed in excess of 30 transactions, representing more than USD 17B, across frontier, emerging and developed markets.
Until recently, Yusuf was Global Head of Project and Commercial Finance at Abu Dhabi National Energy Company (TAQA), where he led transactions in the bank and capital markets in MENA. His responsibilities also included divestments, investment assurance and risk management/insurance leadership.
More recently, Yusuf has been advising investors in relation to their equity and debt raising, project development and divestments in the power and renewables sectors, inter alia in Egypt, Jordan, Zambia and Turkey.

Du concept au financement

  • Point de départ : enchères et tarif de rachat (FiT)
  • Les facteurs à garder à l’esprit dans le choix d’un pays et d’un site
  • Les premières étapes du financement
  • Les autres facteurs de réussite du lancement d’un projet finançable (taille, partenaires)
  • JAN MALAN /// PRINCIPAL TRANSACTOR - NEDBANK CIB
    Jan Malan is a Principal Transactor in the Energy Finance team of Nedbank CIB. Jan has been involved with the structuring and successful financing of numerous utility scale energy projects in Africa, including a number of 75MW solar PV projects as part of the South African Renewable Energy Independent Power Program. Prior to Nedbank, Jan was a Senior Investment Officer in the Private Sector unit of the African Development Bank, focussed on project finance across energy, infrastructure and natural resources. Jan started his career in engineering with the Worley Parsons group, and holds Master’s degrees in Engineering and Business Administration.
    JAN MALAN
    PRINCIPAL TRANSACTOR - NEDBANK CIB
    VAHID FOTUHI /// MANAGING DIRECTOR - ACCESS POWER
    Vahid Fotuhi is Managing Director, Project Origination at Access Power, a leading developer, owner and operator of power plants in emerging markets. The firm currently has 1,000MW of solar and wind projects under development across 23 countries in Africa and Asia. Access Power recently commissioned East Africa’s largest solar power plant in Soroti, Uganda.
    Vahid is also the Founder of the Middle East Solar Industry Association (MESIA), the largest solar trade organization in the MENA region.
    From 2009 until 2012, Vahid was the Regional Director for BP Solar Middle East, the region’s largest off-grid solar systems provider. Prior to that, Vahid worked in Algeria where he led Government Affairs for BP’s oil & gas division.
    Over 20-year career, Vahid has also held-senior level roles with Energy Intelligence, World Economic Forum and Transparency International.
    Vahid holds a Master’s degree in International Relations from Johns Hopkins University (SAIS) in Washington DC and a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science from McGill University, Canada.
    VAHID FOTUHI
    MANAGING DIRECTOR - ACCESS POWER
    ANDREW GILBERT /// HEAD SALES SUBSAHARAN AFRICA - JINKO SOLAR
    Andrew Gilbert has been involved in renewable energy since 2012 first working for a leading mounting system manufacturer based out of South Africa and thereafter a global integrated IPP headquartered in Italy. Recently he joined Jinko Solar as Head of Sales for Subsaharan Africa to spearhead sales activities across the region.
    Prior to stepping into renewables, Andrew spent many years in various business to business sales and BD roles in a number of different sectors in South Africa.
    Andrew holds a Bachelor of Commerce Degree majoring in Accounting & Economics from the Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality, South Africa, as well as an Advanced Diploma in Management Accounting from the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants, United Kingdom.
    ANDREW GILBERT
    HEAD SALES SUBSAHARAN AFRICA - JINKO SOLAR
    YUSUF MACUN /// MANAGING PARTNER - CRANMORE PARTNERS
    Yusuf has 20 years’ experience in energy and infrastructure financing and investments, and has held leadership roles on the buy-side and sell-side of the energy and infrastructure sectors in Europe, Middle East and Africa. He has successfully closed in excess of 30 transactions, representing more than USD 17B, across frontier, emerging and developed markets.
    Until recently, Yusuf was Global Head of Project and Commercial Finance at Abu Dhabi National Energy Company (TAQA), where he led transactions in the bank and capital markets in MENA. His responsibilities also included divestments, investment assurance and risk management/insurance leadership.
    More recently, Yusuf has been advising investors in relation to their equity and debt raising, project development and divestments in the power and renewables sectors, inter alia in Egypt, Jordan, Zambia and Turkey.
    YUSUF MACUN
    MANAGING PARTNER - CRANMORE PARTNERS
    CLARE SIERAWSKI /// POWER AFRICA REGIONAL MANAGER - USTDA
    Clare Sierawski is the Power Africa West Africa Regional Manager for U.S. Trade and Development Agency (USTDA).The U.S. Trade Development Agency (USTDA) is the U.S. government’s project preparation agency. As part of the U.S. Power Africa program, USTDAprovides critical early‐stage project preparation grant support to catalyze new power generation, transmission and distribution infrastructure. With over 63 infrastructure projects currently in Sub-Saharan Africa, including 20 solar projects, USTDA is providing funding for feasibility studies, technical assistance, and technology familiarization to help critical infrastructure projects reach implementation. Before working for USTDA, Sierawski was the Chief of Staff in the office of the U.S. Special Envoy for Climate Change at the U.S. Department of State where she helped develop and cement U.S. international climate change policy, working on bilateral engagements such as the U.S.-China climate change deal and multilateral negotiations, including the Paris climate Agreement. Previous to that,Sierawski worked for former Secretary of State John Kerry as his Energy and Environmental Adviser in the U.S. Senate. Sierawski has a Masters in international environmental and energy policy from Princeton University’s Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, and she is an alumnus of the University of Pittsburgh.
    CLARE SIERAWSKI
    POWER AFRICA REGIONAL MANAGER - USTDA

CONNEXIONS (Off-grid solar PV, Energy Access)

SESSION 1B

MODERATOR
SESSION 1B:
LAURA SUNDBLAD
CHARGÉE DE PROGRAMME
GOGLA
LAURA SUNDBLAD /// CHARGÉE DE PROGRAMME - GOGLA
Laura Sundblad occupe le poste de conseillère de programme pour le programme « Faciliter l’accès aux financements » de la GOGLA. Ce programme a pour objectif d’encourager les investissements dans le secteur afin d’accélérer le développement du marché hors réseau et de permettre ainsi à un plus grand nombre de personnes de bénéficier de services d’éclairage et d’électrification hors réseau propres, durables et économiquement viables. Avant de rejoindre la GOGLA, Laura a travaillé chez Arc Finance, où elle supervisait la formation du personnel et les efforts d’éducation des clients en matière de financement à la consommation pour les produits et services liés à l’énergie. Elle a ainsi organisé des conférences et ateliers sur les innovations dans le financement des énergies propres hors réseau. Laura est titulaire d’un Mastère en relations internationales de l’Université de St Andrews, ainsi que d’un Mastère en administration publique de Columbia University.

Des modèles commerciaux pour répondre à la diversité des besoins et des caractéristiques des clients

  • Partenariats avec des établissements financiers
  • PAYGO : le financement des actifs vs. l’énergie solaire en tant que service
  • Ventes en B2B

Des modèles de financement innovants pour développer l’accès à l’énergie

  • Collaboration avec des sociétés de capital-risque
  • Partenariats public-privé
  • Financement par cession de créances
  • Crowdfunding (financement communautaire ou participatif)
  • KLAUS MAIER /// HEAD PARTNERSHIPS & EXPANSION - MOBISOL GROUP
    Klaus Maier is Head of Partnerships & Expansion and Member of the Executive Board at Mobisol Group, responsible for the company’s global growth strategy, including Mobisol´s expansion within Africa and Asia.
    Klaus successfully realized Mobisol´s market entry to Rwanda and Kenya and is currently setting up a B2B business stream for Mobisol. Prior to his current role, Klaus worked in several private enterprises operating in emerging markets, mainly in Ethiopia and the Philippines. Klaus Maier holds a Master Degree in Environment Recourses and Energy Management from the Berlin School of Economics and Law, and has been working in the field of energy efficiency and development in emerging markets for more than 5 years.
    KLAUS MAIER
    HEAD PARTNERSHIPS & EXPANSION - MOBISOL GROUP
    JULIEN POTRON /// CEO - NADJI.BI GROUP
    Julien POTRON est CEO de Nadji.Bi Group SA, sénégalais, panafricain convaincu.
    Avec près de 15 ans d’expériences dans l’industrie solaire mondiale, en Allemagne, en Chine, puis en France. Julien a accompagné le groupe JinkoSolar en Europe pendant les 4 années de croissance les plus rapides du secteur mondial, il est aujourd’hui dirigeant d’un groupe africain ambitieux et conquérant.
    Diplômé de l’UCAD au Sénégal, de Montpellier BS en France, et des universités de Münster en Allemagne et de Nanjing en Chine, Julien POTRON dédie sa carrière à l’émergence de l’industrie solaire mondiale.
    JULIEN POTRON
    CEO - NADJI.BI GROUP
    ANSHUL PATEL /// VP BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT - BBOXX
    Anshul is a graduate of Aeronautical Engineering from Imperial College London. He has held roles in technical and commercial units at Rolls Royce, and has been involved in the BBOXX Business since 2011 having launched the business independently in Kenya. Anshul has a strong background in operational management, and is currently responsible to develop BBOXX’s licensing business, develop new market opportunities and and build strategic partnerships.
    ANSHUL PATEL
    VP BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT - BBOXX
    PETER HEIJEN /// CEO - LENDAHAND
    Peter Heijen worked in the financial industry for about 8 years before he started crowdfunding platform Lendahand. Peter believes that private capital can play a significant role in reaching the Sustainable Development Goals such as no poverty, affordable and clean energy or zero hunger. Therefore, crowdfunding platform Lendahand supports the flow of investment money from private investors around the world to entrepreneurs and businesses in emerging markets that make the SDGs work!
    PETER HEIJEN
    CEO - LENDAHAND
    LYNDSAY HANDLER /// CEO - FENIX INTERNATIONAL
    Lyndsay Handler is the CEO of Fenix International, a venture-backed next generation energy company. Fenix’s flagship product, ReadyPay Solar, is an expandable, pay-to-own home solar system financed over Mobile Money. To date, Fenix has sold 105,000 ReadyPay Solar systems in East Africa bringing clean, affordable power for lights, phones, radio, and TV to over 600,000 people. With the goal of building long-term relationships with its customers, Fenix uses the ReadyPay Solar platform and its unique credit score to power and finance other life-changing products and services, such as power upgrades, TVs, internet-enabled phones and much more. In 2017, Fenix is expanding into new markets across Africa and aims to open a wider world of energy and financing for millions of customers by 2020.
    LYNDSAY HANDLER
    CEO - FENIX INTERNATIONAL
12:45 | PAUSE DÉJEUNER & CONTACTS
14:00

PRODUCTION (On-grid solar PV, C&I)

SESSION 2A

MODERATOR
SESSION 2A:
CHRISTOPHER CROSS
PARTNER
HOGAN LOVELLS
CHRISTOPHER CROSS /// PARTNER - HOGAN LOVELLS
Christopher is a highly experienced energy and infrastructure lawyer with 18 years of experience of advising both public and private sector clients on infrastructure, construction and PPP/PFI projects. He has extensive experience advising on energy projects globally, including solar, biomass, oil, gas and power projects as well as other utilities.
Christopher has been involved in projects throughout the Middle East and Africa, including Guinea Bissau, Nigeria, Benin, Djibouti, Egypt, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Libya, Niger and Mozambique.

Du financement à la réalisation

  • La structuration des projets finançables d’énergie solaire photovoltaïque
  • Les types de financement existants, leurs avantages et inconvénients (facilités de développement préliminaire, modèles de financement à conditions privilégiées, financements mixtes)
  • Les différences entre projets solaires commerciaux/industriels et ceux destinés aux collectivités
  • Implication des banques commerciales dans le financement de projet
  • KOFFI KLOUSSEH /// DIRECTEUR DU DÉVELOPPEMENT DE PROJET - AFRICA50
    Koffi Klousseh a été nommé directeur du développement de projets d’Africa50 le 1er mai 2017.
    De nationalité togolaise, M. Klousseh est un expert reconnu dans le domaine du développement des infrastructures, avec une expérience démontrée en matière de structuration et de financement de projets privés ou publics/privés en Afrique et sur d’autres marchés émergents.
    Avant de rejoindre Africa50, M. Klousseh occupait le poste de responsable du fonds international de développement des projets d’infrastructure du groupe Banque Mondiale (« IFC InfraVentures »), où il a participé à la création et à la mise en place d’une série de transactions préliminaire dans les secteurs des énergies conventionnelles et renouvelables. Il a également été responsable principal d’investissement au sein du département des infrastructures africaines de la Société financière internationale (SFI), dirigeant une équipe de professionnels chargés de la mise en place d’opérations dans les secteurs de l’électricité, de l’eau et des transports dans toute l’Afrique de l’Est.
    Avant de rejoindre IFC en 2010, M. Klousseh a occupé différents postes dans le secteur financier, en qualité notamment de vice-président chez Helios Investment Partners, une société londonienne de capitaux privés. M. Klousseh possède un Mastère en administration publique de la Harvard Kennedy School et un Mastère en finance de l’Université George Washington.
    KOFFI KLOUSSEH
    DIRECTEUR DU DÉVELOPPEMENT DE PROJET - AFRICA50
    HUGO VAN TILBORG /// TEAM LEADER INFRASTRUCTURE - EU DELEGATION ABIDJAN
    Hugo van Tilborg is a French and Dutch national with a Civil Engineering degree from Imperial College, London, and Master's Degree in European Public Policy from the College of Europe. His professional experience has led him to work for the Dutch Government (Ministry of Transport and Public Works, Dutch Embassy in Washington DC, Ministry of Foreign Affairs), the German International Cooperation Agency (GIZ, in Benin and Morocco) on infrastructure issues in developing countries. Since becoming an EU civil servant in 2012, Hugo van Tilborg has been assigned as Head of the Infrastructure Section of the EU Delegation in Senegal and The Gambia where he was responsible for the implementation of the infrastructure projects (water, sanitation, energy, transport, urban development) financed by the European Union.
    HUGO VAN TILBORG
    TEAM LEADER INFRASTRUCTURE - EU DELEGATION ABIDJAN
    JEANNOT BOUSSOUGOUTH /// EXECUTIVE VP POWER & INFRASTRUCTURE - STANDARD BANK
    Jeannot Boussougouth is an Executive vice-President in the Power & Infrastructure division at Standard Bank Corporate & Investment Banking. Jeannot has been involved in several transactions in South Africa and Africa across various technologies (thermal, hydro etc.). Prior to joining Standard Bank, he worked as an Energy & Power Systems advisor for Frost & Sullivan, a global management consulting firm. He holds a Bcom (Hons) and MPhil in Development Finance (MDevF) from the University of Stellenbosch Business School (South Africa).
    JEANNOT BOUSSOUGOUTH
    EXECUTIVE VP POWER & INFRASTRUCTURE - STANDARD BANK
    WANDILE MAMBA /// INVESTMENT EXECUTIVE - CDC
    Wandile Mamba is an Investment Executive at CDC Group focusing on project finance in Africa and South Asia. He has worked on the structuring and execution of a number of utility scale renewable energy transactions in Africa, in the hydro, wind, solar PV and solar CSP technologies. He was involved in the REIPPP programme in South Africa and has worked in other solar FIT programmes in other parts of Africa. He has also worked on the structuring of a number of landmark utility scale thermal IPPs in West Africa, including Nigeria and Ghana. Prior to CDC, Wandile was an investment banker in the project finance team at Rand Merchant Bank, where he focused on project finance transactions in South Africa and the rest of Africa. Wandile holds a degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Cape Town, and is a CFA Charterholder.
    WANDILE MAMBA
    INVESTMENT EXECUTIVE - CDC

CONNEXIONS (Off-grid solar PV, Energy Access)

SESSION 2B

MODERATOR
SESSION 2B:
NICHOLAS GEORGE
PARTNER ENERGY & INFRASTRUCTURE
ORRICK
NICHOLAS GEORGE /// PARTNER ENERGY & INFRASTRUCTURE - ORRICK
Nicholas George is an Energy & Infrastructure lawyer, in Orrick’s Paris office.
Nick’s clients include industrial corporations, government entities, financial institutions and infrastructure investment funds. He also advises on cross-border M&A transactions in his specialist sector areas. He has a particular interest in renewable energy projects.
Recommended by Chambers & Partners as a key counsel in Project Finance and Energy, Nick has been involved on major operations.
Before joining Orrick, Nick spent 16 years working at Lovells (Later Hogan Lovells), first in London (from 1994-1999) and then Paris (1999-2011).
Nick is admitted to the Paris Bar as a Solicitor of England and Wales.

Miser sur l’accès à l’électricité au-delà du marché résidentiel

  • Financer les installations autonomes à usage productif dans la chaîne de valeur agricole
  • Adresser les besoins électriques des PME à travers une production distribuée de l’énergie
  • Investir dans le développement de mini-centrales; ressemblances et différences avec les systèmes autonomes
  • EMMANUEL BEAU /// INVESTMENT MANAGER & CO-FOUNDER - ENERGY ACCESS VENTURES
    Emmanuel is known by his colleagues as an “Energy Access walking Wikipedia”, and a zealous evangelist for African markets, the environment and social change. While studying, he set up a social solar business in rural Senegal, carried out business intelligence in Africa, IT leasing in France, and consulted for public/private development projects on Cleantech, Infrastructure and SMEs development.
    In 2009, Emmanuel joined SIDI, a French impact investment company, to manage microfinance investments in rural Senegal and Togo; he also kickstarted several renewable energy finance projects in African countries.
    In 2012, Emmanuel joined Schneider Electric’s Energy Access Fund as an Investment Manager. There he developed a proprietary dealflow platform and invested in four start- ups.
    In 2015, Emmanuel co-founded Energy Access Ventures to further invest in companies fostering access to electricity and its benefits in Sub Saharan Africa.
    Emmanuel holds a Masters degree in Territorial and Urban Strategies from Sciences Po, Paris. He also studied Environmental Science and Policy at UC Davis, California. In 2014, he joined the leadership development program of Schneider Electric, in partnership with UNC Kenan - Flagler Business School, North Carolina.
    EMMANUEL BEAU
    INVESTMENT MANAGER & CO-FOUNDER - ENERGY ACCESS VENTURES
    DAVID TEN KROODE /// RENEWABLE ENERGY MANAGER - OIKO CREDIT
    David ten Kroode is renewable energy manager at Oikocredit International, a social investor and worldwide cooperative. He is responsible for the development of Oikocredit’s portfolio of renewable energy investments in developing countries. The portfolio includes on- and off-grid solar, wind and run-of-river hydropower projects aligned with Oikocredit’s commitment to a triple bottom line of financial, social and environmental results. Before joining Oikocredit, David was senior vice president energy at Key Bank in the US, where he built a business unit in renewable energy financing for public and private sector organizations investing in solar and energy efficiency projects. David holds a Master in Economics from the University of Amsterdam.
    DAVID TEN KROODE
    RENEWABLE ENERGY MANAGER - OIKO CREDIT
    RON MARGALIT /// PRINCIPAL BLENDED & IMPACT FINANCING - LUMOS
    Ron Margalit has built a multi-disciplinary career as an innovation catalyst that is focused on social investments in emerging markets. As Lumos is building the world’s first distributed utility using disruptive technologies and innovative business model, he leads the company’s impact and blended financing efforts with a specific goal to crowd-in commercial and private sector investments.
    Ron is a veteran principal investor and advisor. Before Lumos, he founded and managed a boutique NYC-based investment firm that invest exclusively in technology-led companies that addresses gaps in the delivery of primary products and services in Sub-Saharan Africa. His work on financing access to energy had received awards and recognitions from the Financial Times, World Bank, UK Department For International Development and Secretary of State John Kerry among others.
    Ron was educated at Harvard Business School, and focused on strategy in emerging markets. He earned his MBA from Georgetown University and his bachelor’s degree from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. He is a mentor to women-owned SME in Africa and South East Asia.
    RON MARGALIT
    PRINCIPAL BLENDED & IMPACT FINANCING - LUMOS
    EMILY MODER /// COO - STEAMACO
    Emily Moder is the COO at SteamaCo, an energy automation company active in 7 countries across Africa and Latin America. SteamaCo’s universal smart meter enables its customers to sell electricity in remote off-grid environments - collecting data, processing payments, and switching power, water and fuel on and off.
    SteamaCo is a founding member of the African Mini-grid Developers Association, an industry association committed to building an African energy network based on innovation and clean technology, and providing affordable, reliable power for all Africans. Emily has been working in off-grid energy for the last 4 years, and has published a series of white papers with Vulcan Impact Investing on best practices for mini-grid operations and growing productive off-grid energy demand.
    EMILY MODER
    COO - STEAMACO
    FEMI ADEYEMO /// CEO - ARNERGY
    Femi is the MD /CEO of ARNERGY, a clean technology company, that design, manufacture and commoditise rent to own rooftop solar energy solutions providing affordable, reliable and clean electricity for commercial,residential and rural electrification applications.
    Femi has extensive experience in planning, designing (Start-up phase, Pre-Commercial launch) rollout, operation and maintenance (scale-up) of nationwide mobile networks in Africa, Middle East, Europe and South America. He has an in-depth local and regional knowledge and played a very active role in the nation’s telecom boom where he worked with Huawei Technologies in several technical and project management lead roles having deploying mobile network solutions across 33 of Nigerian 36 states and across Ghana’s 10 regions with Cornea Technologies, a company he co-founded,rolling out nationwide hybrid power solutions for MTN Ghana.
    FEMI ADEYEMO
    CEO - ARNERGY
15:00PAUSE CAFÉGROUPES DE DISCUSSION

PNUD Session pour les investisseurs et les responsables de projets

16:15

PRODUCTION (On-grid solar PV, C&I)

SESSION 3A

MODERATOR
SESSION 3A:
KATE STEEL
ENERGY DIRECTOR
POWER AFRICA
KATE STEEL /// ENERGY DIRECTOR - POWER AFRICA
Dr. Kate Steel joined Power Africa in late 2014, where she leads the Energy Office in providing technical and policy expertise to create the right enabling environment for private sector investment in Africa. Before coming to AID, she focused on renewable energy and energy access investments in Africa and South Asia at Google. Dr. Steel began her post-academic career at the World Bank, having been selected to the Young Professionals Program. As a manager of Lighting Africa, she helped grow the program from pilots in Kenya and Ghana to a global program with activities across sub-Saharan Africa and Asia. Early in her career, Dr. Steel consulted on energy access projects in South Africa, Tanzania and Kenya. She received a PhD in Engineering Systems from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, a MS in Engineering-Development Technologies from University of Melbourne, and a BS in Mechanical Engineering from Stanford University.

Lorsque le solaire atteint le réseau…

  • Quelles sont les répercussions des grands projets solaires sur le réseau ?
  • Quelles peuvent être les difficultés de connexion de l’énergie solaire photovoltaïque au réseau ?
  • Quelles sont les solutions disponibles pour stabiliser le réseau ? (Interconnexion des réseaux, stockage, investissements dans le réseau, mini-réseaux/hors réseau)
  • Opportunités d’investissement dans l’énergie solaire photovoltaïque dans le cadre de l’extension des réseaux.
  • PATRICK KOUAME /// DIRECTEUR DE L’INVESTISSEMENT - AIIM AFRICA
    Patrick Kouame est responsable du montage des opérations et du développement commercial pour l’Afrique de l’Ouest, et notamment les régions francophones de l’Afrique subsaharienne. Avant de rejoindre AIIM, Patrick a travaillé chez GE en qualité de responsable des financements commerciaux de l’activité gaz et pétrole en Afrique subsaharienne. Il y a également été vice-président senior pour les ventes et le financement de projets en charge de l’Afrique francophone et de l’Angola. Patrick a également été associé-gérant chez Africa Capital Cote d’Ivoire, où il dirigeait le montage et la réalisation d’opérations de fusion-acquisition et le financement des transactions pour la clientèle de l’Afrique de l’Ouest et l’Afrique centrale.
    Patrick a commencé sa carrière en Europe, au sein de l’équipe Afrique de la banque d’investissement Fortis. Il a dirigé la division télécoms (conseil, privatisations, financements an project finance) avant de revenir en Côte d’Ivoire en qualité de directeur financier d’Atlantique Telecom, un groupe régional de télécommunications mobiles, puis de directeur général d’Alink Telecom, un fournisseur de données en gros présent dans 12 pays africains. Patrick est diplômé de la majeure finance de l’Ecole supérieure de commerce de Paris (ESCP).
    PATRICK KOUAME
    DIRECTEUR DE L’INVESTISSEMENT - AIIM AFRICA
    CHRISTIAN DE GROMARD /// ENERGY PRACTICE LEADER - AFD
    Ingénieur électricien, C. de Gromard s’est très tôt orienté vers les énergies renouvelables (EnR) et la maîtrise de l’énergie dans les pays en développement (PED). Après une première expérience industrielle dans l’appareillage électrique, il a travaillé en 1980-1981 à l’Indian Institute of Science (Bangalore) sur des projets de mini-centrales hydroélectriques et d’électrification décentralisée. En 1982, il rejoint l’Agence Française de Maîtrise de l’Energie (AFME, devenue l’ADEME) comme responsable Afrique. Après avoir lancé le concept de pré-électrification, il crée en 1987 un bureau d’ingénierie spécialisé sur l’électrification rurale et les EnR dans les PED. Entré en 1993 à l’AFD, il a été chargé du pôle « Climat » au Fonds Français pour l’Environnement Mondial (FFEM), puis chef de projet Energie dans différentes géographies (Maghreb, Afrique subsaharienne, Brésil, Chine, Inde, Thaïlande, Outre-Mer français …). Référent Energie depuis 2009, Christian de Gromard coordonne la préparation de la stratégie « Energie » de l’AFD.
    CHRISTIAN DE GROMARD
    ENERGY PRACTICE LEADER - AFD
    JAVIER RELANCIO /// SOLAR PROGRAMME LEADER AFRICA - MOTT MACDONALD
    Javier Relancio is Mott MacDonald’s African Solar Programme Leader, currently based in Cape Town, South Africa. Mott MacDonald has been involved in over 80 renewable energy projects in Africa and, during the last few years, Javier has participated in different roles and phases across these projects, including various solar plants in Kenya, Zambia, Namibia, Mozambique and South Africa.
    JAVIER RELANCIO
    SOLAR PROGRAMME LEADER AFRICA - MOTT MACDONALD

CONNEXIONS (Off-grid solar PV, Energy Access)

SESSION 3B

MODERATOR
SESSION 3B:
CHRISTINE EIBS SINGER
SENIOR ADVISOR
SEforALL
CHRISTINE EIBS SINGER /// SENIOR ADVISOR - SEforALL
Christine Eibs Singer is a Senior Advisor to Sustainable Energy for All, focusing on issues related to accelerating energy access. Christine is also a Technical Advisor to the Kenyan Ministry of Energy and Petroleum on the launch of the innovative Off-Grid Solar Fund. She was on the founding leadership team of Power for All, a global campaign to accelerate decentralized renewable energy and was a co-founder of E+Co, a pioneer in energy enterprise development and blended capital investment. Her Board seats include SELCO India and the Dalberg Trust and she is a member of the Investment Committee of the Deutsche Bank Essential Capital Consortium. Ms. Singer spent 10 years at the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, concentrating on the development of public-private partnerships. Ms. Singer’s recognitions include the 2007 Woman of Inspiration Award from Fairleigh Dickinson University, the 2011 Keystone Leadership Award for the Environment and an Honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters from New Jersey City University. Ms. Singer is an Ambassador of the C3E Women in Energy Initiative and an Ashden Award International Judge.

Commercial et à conditions privilégiées : le rôle de catalyseur des gouvernements, des banques de développement et des organismes donateurs pour le financement des solutions hors réseau

  • Présentation : faciliter le financement par la dette locale au moyen de lignes de crédit des institutions de financement du développement (DFI), enseignements et futures opportunités
  • DANA RYSANKOVA /// SR ENERGY SPECIALIST - ESMAP
    Dana is a Senior Energy Specialist at ESMAP, covering energy access themes. Dana has been at the World Bank for the past 16 years, specializing in energy access and distributed renewables. Prior to joining ESMAP, she managed energy projects in Sub-Saharan Africa and Latin America and Caribbean regions – working in a diverse set of countries, including Tanzania, Kenya, Guinea, Haiti, Honduras, Bolivia and Brazil. In ESMAP, Dana is coordinating energy access activities. She is co-leading Solar Technical Assistance and Multi-Tier Framework Global Survey programs, and is focal point for SE4ALL Technical Assistance program.
    DANA RYSANKOVA
    SR ENERGY SPECIALIST - ESMAP
  • Étude de cas: L’emprunt en monnaie locale en Côte d’Ivoire
  • JOSHUA ROMISHER /// VP CORPORATE FINANCE - OFF GRID ELECTRIC
    Joshua Romisher, CFA serves as Vice President of Corporate Finance at Off Grid Electric, which is an innovative, distributed solar energy company serving over 100,000 customers across Africa. In this role he has been responsible for capital raising across numerous investment types including innovative local currency receivable facilities with African banks as well as joint venture agreements with commercial partners.
    Previously, Joshua was a Director at Credit Suisse Securities in the area of Structured Products. He has also helped start a number of businesses in the social and financial sectors. He holds a BS from Penn State University and a MS from Stanford Graduate School of Business.
    JOSHUA ROMISHER
    VP CORPORATE FINANCE - OFF GRID ELECTRIC
  • Table ronde: Comment accélérer le développement du secteur de l’énergie hors-réseau grâce aux emprunts en monnaie locale?
  • VERA NWANZE /// GENERAL MANAGER WEST AFRICA - AZURI
    Vera Nwanze is the General Manager for Azuri in West Africa and brings over 20 years of commercial expertise, primarily in Multinational Pharmaceutical Companies (Novartis, GSK and Cipla-Evans). Plus, holding increasing positions in General Management, Regulatory Affairs, Clinical Research, Quality Assurance, Sales and Marketing across major sub-Saharan Africa countries.
    The senior level appointment follows Azuri’s announcement of a partnership with the Niger Delta Power Holding Company (NDPHC) to launch its PayGo Solar Home Systems in January 2017. Vice President, HE Professor Yemi Osinbajo SAN, officially launched the solar power program to deliver 20,000 units to rural households living without electricity in the country.
    She is a Fellow of the Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria (FPSN) and was also recently honoured with an ‘Eminent Person’ award by the National Industrial Pharmacists Association of Nigeria for her various contributions to the development of the Industrial Pharmacy Practice in Nigeria. Vera is also a USA certified Pharmacist and with Certificate in Enterprise transformation from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Boston, USA.
    Vera holds a bachelor degree in Pharmacy and MBA from the PAN Atlantic University, (LBS) and IESE Business School, Barcelona Spain.
    VERA NWANZE
    GENERAL MANAGER WEST AFRICA - AZURI
    JOSHUA ROMISHER /// VP CORPORATE FINANCE - OFF GRID ELECTRIC
    Joshua Romisher, CFA serves as Vice President of Corporate Finance at Off Grid Electric, which is an innovative, distributed solar energy company serving over 100,000 customers across Africa. In this role he has been responsible for capital raising across numerous investment types including innovative local currency receivable facilities with African banks as well as joint venture agreements with commercial partners.
    Previously, Joshua was a Director at Credit Suisse Securities in the area of Structured Products. He has also helped start a number of businesses in the social and financial sectors. He holds a BS from Penn State University and a MS from Stanford Graduate School of Business.
    JOSHUA ROMISHER
    VP CORPORATE FINANCE - OFF GRID ELECTRIC
    GEOFFREY MANLEY /// INVESTMENT DIRECTOR - CDC
    Geoffrey joined CDC in 2012 as Investment Director in the Debt team working across several sectors with a particular focus on energy. Since 2016, he has led the development and execution of CDC’s debt strategy for off-grid solar. Prior to joining CDC, Geoffrey was a Chief Investment Officer in the private sector operations department at the African Development Bank where he was responsible for leading teams in corporate and project finance transactions in a variety of sectors, including energy, agribusiness and financial services. Previously, Geoffrey was an Associate at Bank of America Merrill Lynch and an analyst at Mercer Consulting. Geoffrey holds an MBA from HEC Paris.
    GEOFFREY MANLEY
    INVESTMENT DIRECTOR - CDC
    DANA RYSANKOVA /// SR ENERGY SPECIALIST - ESMAP
    Dana is a Senior Energy Specialist at ESMAP, covering energy access themes. Dana has been at the World Bank for the past 16 years, specializing in energy access and distributed renewables. Prior to joining ESMAP, she managed energy projects in Sub-Saharan Africa and Latin America and Caribbean regions – working in a diverse set of countries, including Tanzania, Kenya, Guinea, Haiti, Honduras, Bolivia and Brazil. In ESMAP, Dana is coordinating energy access activities. She is co-leading Solar Technical Assistance and Multi-Tier Framework Global Survey programs, and is focal point for SE4ALL Technical Assistance program.
    DANA RYSANKOVA
    SR ENERGY SPECIALIST - ESMAP
    ASTRID MANROTH /// DIRECTOR ENERGY TRANSFORMATIVE PARTNERSHIPS - AFDB
    The African Development Bank is pleased to announce the appointment of Ms. Astrid Manroth as the Director for Energy Transformative Partnerships with effect from 15th February 2017. She joins the Bank from her current position as Managing Director for Sustainable Investments Europe and Africa at Deutsche Bank, Germany.
    A German, Manroth brings over 20 years of investment banking and development finance experience in emerging markets, including over ten years of development finance experience in over 20 African countries including public, private and blended finance for energy, agriculture, and financial sector development. She has a demonstrated track record of high-level policy dialogue and successful project financing with governments, Multi-Lateral Development Banks, Development Finance Institutions, bilateral development partners, civil society and the private sector, as well as management of multi- country programming and delivery teams.
    ASTRID MANROTH
    DIRECTOR ENERGY TRANSFORMATIVE PARTNERSHIPS - AFDB
17:30 | SESSION PLÉNIÈRE DE CONCLUSION

17:30 "Leapfrogging": energie propre, abordable et fiable pour l'Afrique



JÉRÔME SCHMITT /// SR VP INNOVATION & ENERGY EFFICIENCY - TOTAL
Jérôme Schmitt started his career in Asia before joining the TOTAL’s Finance Division in 1992.
He was first in charge of Finance Operations for Exploration & Production projects in Asia and North-Africa and then in South America. He continued his career in the Upstream gas sector.
He was then in charge of gas projects business development for Middle East and Central Asia and thereafter in India, based in Mumbai.
In 2000, he was appointed at the Mergers & Acquisition Division, in charge of Corporate M&A.
He became Vice President Investor Relations in 2004.
In 2009, he was appointed Group Treasurer and thereafter took the position of Senior Vice President Corporate Affairs for the Marketing & Services Branch.
In 2013, he was appointed Senior Vice President Sustainable Development & Environment.
As of 1st September 2016, Jérôme Schmitt is appointed Senior Vice President Innovation & Energy efficiency for the Gas, Renewable & Power Division.
He is a Civil Mining Engineer (S.E.).
JÉRÔME SCHMITT
SR VP INNOVATION & ENERGY EFFICIENCY - TOTAL
18:00 | CONCLUSION ET VERRE DE L'AMITIÉ
19:00 | DÎNER & CONTACTS
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