PROGRAMME /// JOUR 2
26 Octobre 2017
 
UNLOCKING SOLAR CAPITAL AFRICA - JOUR 2

08:45 Accueil


09:30

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

SESSION 4A

09:30 Commerce & Industrie : intérêt économique

    FEMI FADUGBA /// WEST AFRICA PORTFOLIO LEAD - CROSSBOUNDARY ENERGY
    Femi Fadugba is the Regional Portfolio Lead for CrossBoundary Energy, Africa’s first and largest investment fund for commercial and industrial solar. Projects in CBE’s portfolio include solar PPAs for Kasapreko and Equatorial Coca Cola Bottling Company in West Africa as well as Unilever, Heineken, and Actis in East Africa.
    A Togo-born Nigerian, Mr. Fadugba has also worked and lived and in Ghana, Tanzania, Kenya and Rwanda. Mr. Fadugba holds a first-class Master of Engineering degree from Oxford University where he was a published author in quantum physics and a Master of Public Administration from the University of Pennsylvania where he studied as a Thouron Scholar. Prior to joining CrossBoundary, Mr. Fadugba worked in BCG's Energy and Industrial Goods practices where he managed cross-functional teams in the implementation of priority growth initiatives in the US, Africa and Latin America. Mr. Fadugba has worked in two early stage energy ventures including One Degree Solar and Rare Energy, a UK-based recruitment firm which he co-founded in 2011.
    FEMI FADUGBA
    WEST AFRICA PORTFOLIO LEAD - CROSSBOUNDARY ENERGY

10:00 Concours incubateur de projets en Afrique - présentations
Co-organisé avec Phanes Group

  • Présentations devant jury du modèle commercial d’entreprises innovantes (10 minutes chacune)
  • MARTIN HAUPTS /// DIRECTEUR GÉNÉRAL - PHANES GROUP
    Martin Haupts a créé Phanes Group en 2012, avec un accent particulier sur les énergies renouvelable et les marchés émergents. Il a orchestré la transition de l’entreprise, d’une société axée sur le conseil à un développeur solaire intégré et gestionnaire d’investissements, avec un volume d’opérations excédant 250 millions de dollars.
    Il a dirigé des opérations clés pour Phanes Group, dont notamment le plus grand projet d’énergie solaire photovoltaïque décentralisée (« distributed ») du Moyen-Orient, le plus grand projet d’énergie solaire photovoltaïque des Caraïbes, et a construit un portefeuille de projets de 260 MW au Nigeria ainsi que sur plusieurs autres marchés de l’Afrique subsaharienne.
    Avec dix-sept années dans la gestion d’actifs et le financement d’infrastructures, Martin possède une vaste expérience de la structuration de projets ainsi qu’une expertise particulière dans le domaine des technologies propres et de la finance islamique. Il a été responsable de la gestion d’actifs pour la Gulf Merchant Bank des Émirats arabes unis et a créé la société Themar Partners à Dubaï, qui a ensuite fusionné avec Phanes Group. Il avait travaillé auparavant pour Crédit Suisse Asset Management à Londres et Zurich en qualité de directeur mondial produits et solutions.
    Martin Haupts est titulaire d’un MBA de l’INSEAD France/ Singapour et d’un Mastère en droit des entreprises de l’Université de Hambourg (Allemagne).
    MARTIN HAUPTS
    DIRECTEUR GÉNÉRAL /// PHANES GROUP
    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
    JOSEPH NGANGA /// EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR - RESPONSABILITY
    A short bio will follow soon...
    JOSEPH NGANGA
    EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR - RESPONSABILITY
    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
    LEE SMITH /// PROJECT MANAGER AFRICA - RINA CONSULTING
    Lee Smith holds a Bachelor’s degree in Aeronautical Engineering with and a Master’s degree in Sustainable Energy Engineering. He has over 7 years’ experience in the renewables industry, mostly as Lender's and Owner's technical advisor in the solar PV sector. He has worked on ~2GW of solar projects globally at various phases from pre-development to operation. Lee specialises in construction contracts including reviewing, drafting, negotiating and facilitating bespoke as well as standard forms (FIDIC, NEC3 etc). Lee is responsible for Owner’s Engineering activities in Africa and is currently project managing ~800MWp of OE engagements on the continent.
    LEE SMITH
    PROJECT MANAGER AFRICA - RINA CONSULTING
    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.
    CHRISTOPHER CROSS
    PARTNER - HOGAN LOVELLS

CONNEXIONS (Off-grid solar PV, Energy Access)

SESSION 4B - Académie GOGLA pour l’investissement dans l’énergie solaire hors réseau

SESSION 4B
SUPPORTED BY:
EMMANUEL BOUJIEKA /// PROGRAM MANAGER - RECP
Emmanuel joined the EUEI PDF in September 2016 as an RECP project manager at the Addis Ababa office. He holds an MBA from HEC Montreal Business School in Canada and a Master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from École Nationale Supérieure Polytechnique of Yaounde in Cameroon. Prior to joining the EUEI PDF, Emmanuel was running his own management consulting firm in Cameroon. Additionally, he has various experiences in the renewable energy, oil & gas as well as food & beverage industry, and corporate social responsibility while working respectively for/with Kruger Energy in Canada, Engie (former GDF SUEZ), and Nestle Central and West Africa. Emmanuel speaks French, English, and is willing to learn Spanish.
EMMANUEL BOUJIEKA
PROGRAM MANAGER - RECP
ALEXANDER HUPPERTZ /// PROJECT MANAGER - RECP
Mr Huppertz is a Project Manager for the Africa-EU Renewable Energy Cooperation Program (RECP) and has been managing the RECP private sector cooperation since 2015. Prior to joining the RECP, Mr. Huppertz worked as an advisor with GIZ, supporting the German Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development on Energy in Development issues, with a special focus on global initiatives like the SE4ALL, SDG and the Paris Climate Accord. Mr Huppertz holds a M.A. in International Relations and Development Politics.
ALEXANDER HUPPERTZ
PROJECT MANAGER - RECP

Académie 1:

Déterminer et atténuer les risques de change dans le secteur de l’énergie solaire hors-réseau
PER VAN SWAAY /// SENIOR VP - TCX
Per van Swaay joined TCX in 2010 and is responsible for TCX business development in Africa. Prior to TCX, Per worked in African project finance at FMO, the Dutch Development Bank and before moving into banking and development finance, he worked as a corporate lawyer in Holland and the US.
TCX is a special purpose fund to hedge the currency and interest rate mismatch that is created in cross-border investments between international investors and local borrowers in frontier and less liquid emerging markets.
PER VAN SWAAY
SENIOR VP - TCX

Académie 2:

Due Diligence; la pointe de vue d’investisseurs
DAPHNE PIT /// FOUNDER - PIT PURE POWER
Daphne has over 15 years experience in renewable energy, energy access and sustainability, in both the corporate and non-corporate sectors. After having worked in the financial sector, Daphne switched to the Energy sector in 2001, and has working experience at the energy supply company Eneco, the energy consulting firm Ecofys, she worked at DSM (a global life sciences company) in the global sustainability team, and worked as a team manager for all Green programs at the DOEN Foundation, supporting social enterprises and energy access companies with early stage financing.
Early 2017, Daphne started her own venture: Pit Pure Power. She is now working directly with organisations focused on increasing their social or sustainable impact in the world. She has expertise in the fields of energy access in Africa and Asia; impact investment, business case development and project and program management.
The way Daphne likes to work is no-nonsense and straightforward. Result-driven. Impact first. With a focus on sharpening the mission, vision and strategy; helping create focus; strengthening a business (case); building teams; supporting in building financial models. Daphne believes in a sustainable way of doing business as the only way forward. "As mother of three teenagers, I feel that it is not only my passion, but even more my duty to help speed up the transition to a sustainable society. Where ecology, society and economy are all equally important and benefit from each other in a pure and honest way.
DAPHNE PIT
FOUNDER - PIT PURE POWER
CHARLOTTE GEOFFRAY /// BUSINESS DEVELOPER - TOTAL
Charlotte is part of the team which is setting up an investment fund that will finance innovative initiatives to expand energy access in emerging countries, and particularly in Africa. It plans to include other qualified investors that share Total’s ambition and standards in terms of offering wider access to affordable, reliable and clean energy.
Previously Charlotte was in charge of the Access to Energy crowdfunding platform, co-developed with Babyloan, to help finance micro-entrepreneurs in the access to energy field. In parallel she has been working on financial topics for Total’s Energy Access Social Business (named Awango by Total) for three years.
Before joining Total, she worked as an analyst at BNP Paribas Corporate Social Responsibility. She graduated from Neoma Business School with a Master in Finance in 2014.
CHARLOTTE GEOFFRAY
BUSINESS DEVELOPER - TOTAL
LEONIDE SINSIN /// CEO - ARESS
Benin native, Leonide Michael Sinsin is graduated in Energy, Economics and Innovation from IFP School in France. After research assistant functions in Polytechnique in France, he decided in 2012 to set up his company ARESS in Benin to promote energy access solutions. Nowadays, ARESS is considered as one of the leader company in the country for residential market. As key figures, ARESS distributed thousands of pico pv, had installed more than 200 kWc off grid capacities; impacting more than forty thousands of people in urban and remote areas. Leonide is achieving a PhD cycle between France and Benin and is also a member of Energy and Prosperity Chair in France.
LEONIDE SINSIN
CEO - ARESS
11:15 | PAUSE CAFÉ
12:00

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

SESSION 5A

MODERATOR
SESSION 5A:
AURÉLIE BEAUVAIS
POLICY DIRECTOR
SOLARPOWER EUROPE
AURÉLIE BEAUVAIS /// POLICY DIRECTOR - SOLARPOWER EUROPE
Aurélie Beauvais is the Policy Director of SolarPower Europe, the European association representing companies and organization active along the whole Solar value chain. SolarPower Europe is particularly committed to shaping the regulatory environment and enhance business opportunities for solar power in Europe. Prior to joining SolarPower Europe, she headed the EU Affairs department of the French Union of Electricity (UFE) from 2012 to 2017. She holds a Double Master’s degree in Political Sciences and Public Affairs from the Political Science Institute of Bordeaux.
Co-organisé avec
SolarPower Europe

Table ronde : naviguer entre risques et opportunités pour les projets multi-MW

  • Comprendre les risques (risque de change, risques liés aux acheteurs, assurance, risque politique, risques juridiques, offre excédentaire et adéquation du réseau)
  • Stratégies possibles et services existants pour réduire le risque
  • SAMUEL CHASIA /// EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR EAST & SOUTHERN AFRICA - GUARANTCO
    Samuel Chasia has over 17 years of investment banking and investment management experience and is an expert in the debt capital markets, project finance, asset backed securitization, credit investing, structuring and fundamental investment analysis.
    Mr. Chasia has extensive experience in both the United States and in Africa having worked for leading local and international firms. In Kenya Mr. Chasia worked for NIC Capital, a leading Investment Bank where he was an Associate Director in charge of Structured Products and Project Finance. In the US Mr. Chasia worked for Highland Financial Holdings, a credit hedge fund, as a senior credit analyst and head of credit surveillance and risk management. Before Highland he worked at Fortis Investments, as Director of Asset Backed Securities (ABS) credit. Prior to joining Fortis he was an Assistant Portfolio Manager at GMAC Institutional Advisors (“GIA”). Mr. Chasia started his finance career at Goldman Sachs in the Real Estate Investment Banking Division.
    Mr. Chasia earned a Masters of Business Administration (MBA) in Finance and Real Estate from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. He also holds a Bachelor of Architecture degree from the University of Oregon where he graduated with cum laude honors.
    SAMUEL CHASIA
    EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR EAST & SOUTHERN AFRICA - GUARANTCO
    CHRISTOPHE FLEURENCE /// VP BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT AFRICA - EREN
    Christophe has 20 years’ experience in international business development of conventional and renewable energy solutions, as well as in the leadership of business units in Africa and around the world.
    An Ingénieur from ENSEM in Nancy, France and the University of Bath, UK, Christophe started his career in 1992 by managing electro-technical activities in French oversea territories.
    He later joined Wärtsilä’s, the Finnish leader in power solutions for the marine and energy markets. After managing Power Plant business development in Latin America, and Service subsidiaries in Puerto Rico and Italy, he moved to Africa to lead subsidiaries covering 18 countries.
    In October 2014, Christophe joined the EREN, the long term Renewable Energy IPP, to become Vice-President for Business Development for Africa.
    EREN is a global renewable energy IPP with 650MW of assets in operation worldwide and 2GW under development. In Africa, EREN provides renewable energy to public utilities, large industries and off grid population and businesses.
    In November 2016, EREN started the commercial operation of its first project in Africa, a 10MW plant located in Soroti, Uganda, the largest solar PV plant in eastern Africa. In May 2017 EREN started the construction of a 15MW of solar PV plant complementing a 55MW diesel plant for the Essakane gold mine in Burkina Faso, the largest hybrid solar/diesel plant in the world.
    CHRISTOPHE FLEURENCE
    VP BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT AFRICA - EREN
    DAVID EKABOUMA /// HEAD BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT - AGF
    David Ekabouma joined AGF as the Chief Internal Controller and was subsequently promoted to Deputy, then Head of Business Development. He supports the business development activities, with the main role of developing new and existing products including and not limited to structured finance. He leads the thinking of the new products/propositions, on-going appraisals of existing propositions and effective product pricing.
    Before joining AGF, David was a Partner at Malea Consulting LLC, offering financial Advisory Services, Advisory Director at PricewaterhouseCoopers based in New York (USA) and Audit Senior Manager with Deloitte, based in Paris (FRANCE). As such he has extensive international experience both in auditing and optimizing business performance across multiple industries and sectors. He led cross-border GAAP to IFRS conversions, along with worldwide audits of leading multinationals companies.
    A French national, David has a Master’s Degree in Business Administration (Finance and Accounting Option) from the University of Orleans (FRANCE) and is also a Certified Public Accountant (FRANCE).
    DAVID EKABOUMA
    HEAD BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT - AGF
    KUNAL PAREKH /// DIRECTOR ENERGY INFRASTRUCTURE - ABRAAJ GROUP
    Kunal Parekh is a Director at the Abraaj Group within their Energy Infrastructure team and has extensive experience in Investment Banking (Mergers and Acquisitions, Capital Markets) and Investments. Prior to joining Abraaj, Mr. Parekh was a Vice President at Luminis Partners (an independent advisory firm focused on mergers and acquisitions and corporate advisory) in Australia. Prior to that, he was in the Mergers and Acquisitions team at ABN AMRO | RBS and CIMB Investment Banking (Sydney, Australia), where he focused and led multibillion cross border transactions primarily across Infrastructure, Energy and Resources sector. Mr. Parekh holds an MBA from INSEAD, a Bachelor of Engineering (Hons.) and a Bachelor of Business (Distinction) from the University of Technology, Sydney. He also holds a Diploma in Applied Finance and is a Chartered Accountant (Australia).
    KUNAL PAREKH
    DIRECTOR ENERGY INFRASTRUCTURE - ABRAAJ GROUP

CONNEXIONS (Off-grid solar PV, Energy Access)

SESSION 5B

MODERATOR
SESSION 5B:
LESLIE LABRUTO
GLOBAL ENERGY LEAD
ACUMEN
LESLIE LABRUTO /// GLOBAL ENERGY LEAD - ACUMEN
Leslie Labruto is the Global Energy Lead at Acumen, where she leads Acumen’s $20M Pioneer Energy Investment Initiative (PEII). PEII invests philanthropically backed capital into early stage energy access start-ups in East Africa, West Africa, India, and Pakistan. Leslie joins Acumen from the Clinton Foundation, where she served as Director of Clean Energy for the Clinton Climate Initiative (CCI) in New York City, where she led programmatic strategy, fundraising and partnerships for CCI’s clean energy work. Previously, Leslie worked at Summit Partners, a $15 billion venture capital firm in Boston. Leslie received her Master’s degree in Sustainable Energy Futures from Imperial College London, where her work was published in the Journal of Energy Policy. She served on the Vanderbilt Board of Trust, where she earned her undergraduate degree, and continues to serve as a Board of Trust member for the Vanderbilt School of Engineering.

Coup de projecteur sur le démarrage et le développement : quelles sont les clés de la réussite des partenariats?

  • Identification du bailleur de fonds adéquat
  • Utilisation intelligente des fonds philanthropiques comme catalyseur de nouvelles activités
  • Principaux enseignements tirés à différents niveaux de développement
  • HUGH WHALAN /// CEO - PEG AFRICA
    Hugh Whalan is the CEO of PEG Africa, a leading PAYG company operating in Ghana and Ivory Coast. He has started several businesses focused on energy and financing in West Africa over the last 9 years. He started the first crowd-funding site for energy lending, and a fast growing solar distribution company in Ghana, which was acquired in 2011. He has previously been recognized as a top 30 under 30 Australian entrepreneur, and he was named a 2015 Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum.
    HUGH WHALAN
    CEO - PEG AFRICA
    SAM PARKER /// DIRECTOR - SHELL FOUNDATION
    Graduating from Oxford University in 1983, Sam worked for 6 years in the agrochemical industry, with a focus on Latin America. After 18 months working as a volunteer with street children in Sao Paulo, Sam returned to business with 11 years at a UK commodity trading company, becoming Managing Director of the company’s Asian business in 2001. In 2002, Sam returned to the development sector as Organisational Development Manager at the International Save the Children Alliance. In 2006, Sam joined Water & Sanitation for the Urban Poor (WSUP), as its first CEO. WSUP is a not-for-profit company, composed of private sector and NGO members, which empowers local WASH service providers to serve low income urban consumers on a commercially viable basis. In 2015, Sam was appointed Director of the Shell Foundation.
    SAM PARKER
    DIRECTOR - SHELL FOUNDATION
    HEATHER ONOH /// CEO - SMARTER GRID INTERNATIONAL
    Heather Onoh is a renowned expert in domestic and international energy development, Strategic management, Business planning and Strategic positioning of energy start-ups. She is the visionary CEO of Smarter Grid International, a prominent PAYG company operating in Nigeria.
    Mrs. Onoh holds a Master’s degree in Business Management from the University of Toronto, BBA in Business psychology from Hofstra University, New York, and Executive Training at the Metropolitan School of Business Management. She brings along more than 20 years of experience in energy, and a track record leading the $201 million acquisition of the 1020MW Sapele Power plant.
    With an extensive experience in executive management. Mrs. Onoh was nominated for an honorary doctorate degree at the Common Wealth University London UK, and serves on the board of Directors for Fluor engineering international and Sapele Power plc. As a member of the board she has facilitated inventive schemes to support the overhaul of the power sector in Nigeria.
    HEATHER ONOH
    CEO - SMARTER GRID INTERNATIONAL
    ALEXANDRE TOURRE /// CEO - AZIMUTH / EASY SOLAR
    Alexandre Tourre is the CEO and co-founder of Azimuth, an innovative West African company distributing pico-solar products on a rent-to-own basis, and operating in Sierra Leone under the name "Easy Solar". Prior to that, he worked in the field of Mobile Money and Financial Inclusion in Kenya and Afghanistan, and has 5 years of experience as an M&A, Strategy and Financial Services consultant at PwC. He holds an MPA in Technology & Economic Development from Columbia University's SIPA, an MSc in Advanced Computing from Imperial College and a Masters degree in Energy & Telco from CentraleSupelec.
    ALEXANDRE TOURRE
    CEO - AZIMUTH / EASY SOLAR
13:00 | SESSION PLÉNIÈRE DE CONCLUSION

13:00 Parlez-en: cartographier l'avenir de l'énergie solaire photovoltaïque en Afrique subsaharienne

Session de débat interactif


LAUREN COCHRAN /// MANAGING DIRECTOR - BLUE HAVEN INITIATIVE
Lauren Cochran is Managing Director at Blue Haven Initiative, where she leads strategy and execution for the family office’s portfolio of direct investments.
Lauren makes debt and equity investments with the dual expectation of best-in-class financial returns and maximum positive social and environmental impact. As part of this work she spends more time in sub-Saharan Africa than anywhere else, sitting on the boards of several of Blue Haven’s portfolio companies, working with entrepreneurs, building the ecosystem and finding new investment opportunities. She is also a member of the Blue Haven Initiative Investment Committee.
LAUREN COCHRAN
MANAGING DIRECTOR - BLUE HAVEN INITIATIVE
13:30 | PAUSE A DÉJEUNER & CONTACTS
15:00 | RECONTRES ORGANISÉES - AVEC LE SOUTIEN DU RECP
17:00 | VERRE DE L'AMITIÉ
 
PROGRAMME /// JOUR 2
26 Octobre 2017