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2017 Speakers

The 2017 speaker list includes:

H.E. Eng. Fatima Alfoora Alshamsi, Assistant Undersecretary for Electricity, Future Energy Affairs, Ministry of Energy, United Arab Emirates

Taher Diab, Senior Director, Strategy and Planning, Dubai Supreme Council of Energy 

Turki AlShehri, Head of Renewable Energy Project Development Officer (REPDO), Ministry of Energy, Industry and Mineral Resources, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Eng. Suhaila Marafi, Director, Department of Studies and Research, Ministry of Electricity and Water, Kuwait 

Loay Ghazaleh, Advisor, Ministry of Works, Municipalities Affairs and Urban Planning, Kingdom of Bahrain

Pascal Martese, Executive Director – Acquisitions and Projects Finance, Investments, ACWA Power

Tomoki Nishino, Assistant General Manager, Power Business Department - IV, Marubeni

Meredydd Rees, Senior Financial Adviser, Engie

Tim Armsby, Partner, Eversheds Sutherland

Antoine Cousin, Partner, White & Case

Simon Kitchen, Macro-Strategy, Research, EFG Hermes Holding

Samer Solh, Senior Portfolio Manager, Al Muhaidib

Kapil Lalwani, Investment Director – PPP Unit, ACWA Holding 

Rohit Sinha, Director – Acquisitions and Projects Finance, ACWA Power

Jose Ignacio De La Fuente, Middle East Director, Almar Water Solutions

Ashley Blows, Managing Director, Global Infrastructure and Projects, Head of Infrastructure, Natixis

James Simpson, Partner, Winston & Strawn

Meera Narayanaswamy, Senior Investment Officer, International Finance Corporation (IFC)

Frank Beckers, Head of Project Finance and Advisory, First Abu Dhabi Bank (FAB)

Michael Watson, Partner, White & Case

Thomas Waterhouse, Managing Director, Head of Corporate and Project Finance, SMBC

Carlos Gonzalez, Chief Executive Officer, TW Solar

Lynn Xia, Deputy General Manager of Overseas Company, TBEA Sunoasis

Silas Zimu, Energy Advisor to the President, Republic of South Africa

Mark Lemmon, Independent Consultant

Uday Bhasin, Senior Partner, Tradeways *

Isabelle Demir, Investment Director, MENA Infrastructure Fund

Olivier Kueny, Chief Investment Officer, AMEA Power

Peter Purkl, Director and Team Head – Power, Renewables and Water, KfW IPEX Bank

Wiebke Schloemer, Regional Industry Head, Infrastructure, Eastern Europe, Central Asia, Middle East and North Africa, IFC – International Finance Corporation

Naoki Tamaki, Chief Representative, Middle East, Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC)

Tarek AlAmad, Chief Executive Officer, European Jordanian Renewable Energy Projects (ERJE) 

Thierry Tardy, Executive Director – Acquisitions and Project Finance, ACWA Power

Kanke Masaru, Chief Representative for EMEA Region, Nippon Export and Investment Insurance (NEXI)

Duncan Allison, Managing Director, Head of Power and Renewables, MENA, SMBC 

Tammam Al-Dandachi, Associate Director – Infrastructure Asset Management, Arqaam Capital

Balaji Prasad, Chief Financial Officer, Manazel Real Estate 

Paul Mansouri, Partner, Norton Rose Fulbright 

Neeraj Agrawal, Group Chief Financial Officer, Crescent Petroleum 

Danielle Montgomery, Managing Director, Middle East, North Africa and Turkey, Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC)  

Owais Ahmed, Chief Representative - MENA, Export Development Canada (EDC)

Sudheer Perla, Vice President, Business Development, Tabreed

Shiv Hiremath, Group Chief Financial Officer, National Real Estate Company

Ranjan Moulik, Head of Power and Renewables, Global Infrastructure and Projects, Natixis

Kashif Raza, Head of Debt Capital Markets and Distribution, Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank (ADIB) 

Saber Ayadi, Head of Projects and Structured Finance, Bank ABC

Christophe De Schryver, Vice President, Business Development, ENGIE MESCAT

Ala Karadsheh, Partner, Mubadala Infrastructure Partners Limited

Aygen Yayikoglu, Managing Partner, Crescent Capital 

Rayyan Nagadi, Head of Project and Export Finance, HSBC Saudi Arabia

Khaled Khorshid, Senior Vice President, Head of Syndications and Structured Finance, Union National Bank (UNB) 

Christian Rwakunda, Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Infrastructure, Rwanda

*subject to final confirmation

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