Previous Speakers

MMEC 2018 Speakers

Chris Bredenhann

Partner/Director, PwC

Jos Evens

Lead Country Manager, ExxonMobil

Vanessa Chiponde

Jurist/Manager, Sal & Caldeira

Elias Xavier Félix Daúdi

National Director, National Directorate of Geology and Mines (DNGM), Mozambique

His Excellency Mahaman Laouan Gaya

Executive Secretary, African Petroleum Producers Organization

Simon Lester

Business Development Manager (sub- Saharan Africa), Concrete Canvas

Duncan Bonnett

Director, Africa House

Driaan Rupping

Corporate and International Tax, Senior Manager, PwC

Hon. Ernesto Max Elias Tonela

Minister, Ministry of Mineral Resources and Energy, Republic of Mozambique

Rentia van Tonder

Head: Power, Standard Bank Mining Stream

Cate Turton

Head, DFID Mozambique

Ben Van Roon

Chief Operating Officer, Battery Minerals Ltd

Peter Canterbury

Managing Director, Triton Minerals

Márcio Godoy

Global Director of Coal, Vale

Gareth Clifton

Mozambique Manager, Kenmare Resources

Bruno Morgado

Chief Executive Officer, Matola Gas Company

Sergio Dista

Private Sector Development Advisor, DFID Mozambique

Wilson Chafinya

Senior Specialist: Local Content, Sasol

Dr Babafemi Oyewole

Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, Energy Synergy Partners

João Manuel Antonio

Director, Centre for Gems and Processing of Nampula

Manuel Ruas

Coordinator, GET FiT Mozambique

Niall Cramer


Higino Jamisse

Operations Manager, Kenmare

Hubert Naude

Business Development, Energy, Sasol

Roberto Berardo

Business Development, Scatec Solar

Leonardo Nhavoto

Lawyer/Senior Consultant, Sal & Caldeira

Cyril Perrin

Regional Director, Neoen

Shipeni Thovela

Attorney / Consultant, Sal & Caldeira

Salvador Mondlane Junior

Geology Department; Eduardo Mondlane University

Nelia Dias

General Counsel, Baker Hughes, a GE Company

Francisco Augusto

Senior Manager Production and Operations, Sasol Petroleum Temane

Zubair Suliman

Senior Investment Manager, KFW DEG

Emmett Costel

Co-Founder, Epsilon Energia Solar

Markus Kurz

Director Project Development for the Oil & Gas Business, Europe, Russia, and Africa, Siemens

Ricardo Costa Pereira

Senior Consultant, Environmental Resources Management (ERM)

Friedrich Kaufmann

Resident Representative, German-Mozambican Chamber of Commerce and Industry (AHK)

Peter Oldacre

Chief Executive Officer, Graysmaker

Taciana Peão Lopes

Legal Expert, Energy, Natural Resources, Infrastructures and Founding Partner, TPLA

Prof. Dr. Daúd Jamal


Tânia Cristina dos Anjos Santhim

Senior Consultant, the Tax Practice Group., Sal & Caldeira

Leopoldo de Amaral

Attorney / Partner, Sal & Caldeira

Gimina Mahumana

Lawyer, Sal & Caldeira

Jennifer Garvey

Portfolio Manager, SPEED+ Project, USAID

Florival Mucave

Head of National Local Content Commission, Confederation of Trade Associates (CTA)

Antoine Chevrier

High Commissioner, Canadian High Commission

Boris Atanassov

Director, Greenlight Africa

Ian Potgeiter

Business Development Manager, Globeleq

Paulo Rage

Director, CCIABM and Partner, Mayer Brown

Jose Mendes

Vice President, Oil & Gas, CTA

David Woodgate

Vice President for Mozambique Operations, Sasol.

Aly Impija

Administrator, EDM

Dr Estêvão Sumburane

Chairman, Associação Geologia Mineira de Moçambique (AGMM)

Nicolas Sicard

Country Manager, TechnipFMC

Iris De Brito

Chief Executive Officer, New Capital

Carlos Yum

Administrator, EDM

Wilhelm Karanitsch

Managing Director, Andritz Hydro

Simone Santi

Founder and President of Leonardo Group

Mauricio Malate

Senior Manager Business Mozambique, Sasol

Iain Plews

Baobab Resources Ltd

Alok Shrivastava

Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer ICVL Mozambique.

Lauren Thomas

Regional Manager, EleQtra Mozambique

Kevin Kennedy

Chief Executive Officer, Epsilon Energia Solar

Caroline Amrom

Manager: East Africa, Insuco

Chandra Singh

Country Head, Mozambique, Jindal Africa

Paulo Covele

GIS Specialist, Spatial Development Programme, Ministry of Transport and Telecommunication

Marla Mandlate

Partner, Sal & Caldeira

Dr. Victor Tivane

Local Content Director, ENH Mozambique

Jaime Comiche

Country Representative, UNIDO

Pietro Toigo

Country Manager, Mozambique, African Development Bank

Roger Tissot

Senior Consultant, Rene Roger Tissot Consultants

Tom Bowker

Editor, Zitamar News

Geert Klok

Deputy General Manager, GK Ancuabe Graphite Mines, S.A

Mateus Magala

Chairman and CEO, EDM

James M Hughes

Director, Business Development & Strategy, Fluor Corporation

Omar Mithá

Chairman & CEO, ENH

Paul Eardley-Taylor

Head of Oil & Gas Southern Africa, Standard Bank

Andreas F Ziegler-Mendonça

Managing Director, SwissSolar

Steve Wilson

Vice President & Country Manager, Anadarko