Featured Speakers

H.E Alassane Dramane Ouattara

President Republic of Cote d’ Ivoire

Hon. Jean-Claude Brou

President of ECOWAS commission

H.E Amadou Gon Coulibaly

Prime Minister, Republic of Cote d’ Ivoire

Hon. Abdoulaye Magassouba

Minister of Mines and Geology, Republic of Guinea

Kabine Kamora

Former Prime Minister of Guinea

Kwame Addo-Kufuor

President, Ghana Chamber Of Mines

António Serifo Embaló

Minister of Energy, Industry and Natural Resources, Guinea Bissau

Sediko Douka

Commissioner Energy and Mines ECOWAS

Hon. Idani Oumarou

Minister of Mines and Works Burkina Faso

Thierry Tanoh

Minister of Petroleum, Energy & Development of Renewable Energy, Cote d’Ivoire

Hon. Diakaria Coulibaly

Minister of Hydrocarbons, Republic of Guinea

Hon. Jean-Claude KOUASSI

Minister of Mines & Geology, Republic of Cote d’Ivoire

Hon. Hassane Baraze Moussa

Minister of Mines, Niger

Hon. Marc Dèdèriwè ABLY-BIDAMON

Minister of Mines & Energy, Togo

Speakers 2018

Patrick Bouisset

EVP Exploration, Endeavour Mining

Cherif Sow

West Africa Country Manager Artisinal Gold

Sébastien de Montessus

CEO, Endeavour Mining

Abdoul Aziz Idrissa

Head of the Mining Economic Service, Ministry of Mines Niger

Ahmed AG Mohamed

Director, AUREP Mali

Mamadou Goita

Executive Director IRPAD

Cherif Sow

West Africa Country Manager Artisinal Gold

Adwoa Boaduo Pr Eng

WiM Ghana

Adrian Mill

Team Leader Moore Stephens

Marc-Antoine Audet


Senior Representative


Dr Alkhaly Yamoussa Bangoura

Ministry of Mines & Geology, Government of Guinea

Christine Logbo Kossi

Executive Director Chamber of Mines Cote D’Ivoire

David Parker

CEO Nomad Energy

Mamdou Faye

MD Petrosen

Stanislas de Stabenrath

Managing Director X&M

Sulemanu Koney

President EFEDCOM

Kadjo Kouamé


Dimitri Sanga

Director UNECA

Demba Balde

Technical Advisor, Petroleum, Ministry of Natural Resources, Guinea Bissau

Jacinto Tamba

Technical Advisor, Mining, Ministry of Natural Resources, Guinea Bissau

Jerry Kwame Ahadjie

Chief Minerals Officer AfDB

Chris MacKenzie

CEO Manas Resources

Patrick Kouame

Investment Director Africa Infrastructure Investment Managers

Joël Dervain

Executive Secretary Refiners Association and African Distributors ARA

Isabelle Ramdoo

Senior Associate and Development Economist IGF

Fred Kabanda

Division Manager, Extractives African Development Bank

Dr. Vanessa Ushie

Division Manager – Policy Analysis African Natural Resources Centre African Development Bank

Mohamed Sidiki Sylla

Partner Sylla and Partners

Bady Baldé

Africa Director EITI international Secretariat

Senior Representative


Senior Representative


Simon Lester

Business Development Manager, Concrete Canvas

Interested in Speaking?

If you would like to be an ECOMOF 2018 speaker, please send your biography, topic, photo and abstract to the organising committee.

All the speeches should not exceed the duration of 15 minutes.

Please note that the conference topics are available on the programme page, however please do let us know if there is a specific topic you wish to bring to the event.

The deadline to receive propositions for speeches is 12 September 2018.

If you have any queries or would like to apply to speak, please contact us at ecomof@ametrade.org or Tel: + 44 (0) 207 700 4949

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