SPEAKERS

SPEAKERS

NIEC 2024

Meet our Speakers and Moderators

Our distinguished line-up of both local and international speakers, each a specialist in their respective fields, will share valuable industry insights, knowledge, and strategies. Their collective expertise aims to contribute to charting the path toward transforming Namibia into a prominent regional hub for energy and investment.

HON. TOM ALWEENDO

MINISTER OF MINES AND ENERGY
REPUBLIC OF NAMIBIA

HON. KORNELIA SHILUNGA

DEPUTY MINISTER OF MINES AND ENERGY
REPUBLIC OF NAMIBIA

H.E. HAITHAM AL GHAIS

SECRETARY GENERAL OF OPEC

NDAPWILAPO SELMA SHIMUTWIKENI

CEO and FOUNDER
RICHAFRICA CONSULTANCY

NJ AYUK

EXECUTIVE CHAIRMAN
AFRICAN ENERGY CHAMBER

JOHN TITUS

DIRECTOR OF ENERGY
MINISTRY OF MINES AND ENERGY

MAGGY SHINO

PETROLEUM COMMISSIONER
MINISTRY OF MINES AND ENERGY

EBSON UANGUTA

INTERIM MANAGING DIRECTOR
NATIONAL PETROLEUM CORPORATION OF NAMIBIA (NAMCOR)

LIZ WILLIAMSON

HEAD OF ENERGY
RAND MERCHANT BANK

ANDREW KANIME

CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
NAMIBIAN PORTS AUTHORITY (NAMPORT)

MARCIO ROCHA MELLO

PRESIDENT
BRASIL PETROLEUM STUDIES

FRANK CASSULO

VICE PRESIDENT
CHEVRON INTERNATIONAL EXPLORATION & PRODUCTION

VICTORIA SIBEYA

EXECUTIVE FOR UPSTREAM EXPLORATION
NATIONAL PETROLEUM CORPORATION OF NAMIBIA (NAMCOR)

CHANNA KURUKULASURIYA

NAMIBIA COUNTRY MANAGER
CHEVRON INTERNATIONAL EXPLORATION & PRODUCTION

JUSTIN COCHRANE

AFRICA UPSTREAM REGIONAL RESEARCH DIRECTOR
S&P GLOBAL COMMODITY INSIGHTS

NAWALA KAMATI-UNGER

PARTNER
ENGLING, STRITTER & PARTNERS

JENS WULFF

CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
NEUMAN & ESSER GROUP

NILLIAN MULEMI

CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
PETROLEUM TRAINING AND EDUCATION FUND (PETROFUND)

PAULO GOMES

CHAIRMAN
ORANGO INVESTMENT CORPORATION

MWANYENGWA NDAPEWOSHALI SHAPWANALE

COMMUNICATION AND STAKEHOLDER RELATIONS HEAD RECONNAISSANCE ENERGY NAMIBIA

AFRA SCHIMMING CHASE

FOUNDER & MANAGING MEMBER
CHASE & ASSOCIATES

SELMA USIKU

GEOSCIENTIST

FERNANDO SYLVESTER

MANAGING DIRECTOR AND PRINCIPAL CONSULTANT
NAUTILUS MINING AND ENERGY (PTY) LTD

PRANAV JOSHI

VICE PREDIDENT
GLOBAL E&P RYSTAD ENERGY

Dr. ABDERREZAK BENYOUCEF

HEAD OF ENERGY STUDIES
OPEC

PHILIP CHAPMAN

CEO OF RMB NAMIBIA

ROBERT NAANDA KAHIMISE

CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
ELECTRICITY CONTROL BOARD (ECB)

ROBERT BOSE

CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER & MEMBER, BOARD OF DIRECTORS
SINTANA ENERGY

JENNIFER JUMBE

ENERGY SPECIALIST
S&P GLOBAL COMMODITY INSIGHTS

JAY PARK KC

MANAGING PARTNER
PARK ENERGY ADVISORY

DENNIS MALKOC

BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT MANAGER
UNIVERSAL AFRICA LINES BV

OSVALDO INÁCIO

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
SONANGOL INTEGRATED LOGISTICS SERVICES (SONILS)

MAMADOU MARCEL BLONDIN BEYE

GENERAL MANAGER
CORPORATE AFFAIRS, MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA EASTERN MEDITERRANEAN

ROBERT MWANACHILENGA

GENERAL MANAGER
RECONNAISSANCE ENERGY NAMIBIA

FRANCISCO SIMÃO

LEGAL AND CORPORATE AFFAIRS DIRECTOR
AZULE ENERGY

BENEDICT LIBANDA

CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
ENVIRONMENTAL INVESTMENT FUND OF NAMIBIA

ONEYKA CINDY OJOGBO

DIRECTOR
CENTURION LAW GROUP

SOPHIE MAHLOGONOLO MASIPA

CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
MWUNGANOESG

SHAKWA NYAMBE

MANAGING PARTNER
SNC INCORPORATED

Dr. ABISAI KONSTANTINUS

MANAGING DIRECTOR
NDATARA SURVEYS PTY LTD

SUZANNE COOGAN

VICE PRESIDENT
SHELL EXPLORATION & PRODUCTION COMPANY

EDUARDO RODRIGUEZ

NAMIBIA COUNTRY CHAIR
SHELL EXPLORATION & PRODUCTION COMPANY

ALEX HO

FIRST SECRETARY
THE HIGH COMMISSION OF THE REPUBLIC OF SINGAPORE REGIONAL DIRECTOR (SOUTHERN AFRICA), ENTERPRISE SINGAPORE

STEFANIE BUSCH

SENIOR ASSOCIATE
ENSAFRICA NAMIBIA

MANFRIEDT MUUNDJUA

DEPUTY GENERAL MANAGER
BW KUDU

GINO MUTEMBA

HEAD OF OILFIELD SERVICES

ANGELIQUE PEAKE

HEAD OF OIL & GAS, ENERGY AND RESOURCES, RMB NAMIBIA

Dr. KLAUS ENDRESEN

CHAIRMAN NAMPOA

KAHENGE SIMSON HAULOFU

MANAGING DIRECTOR NAMIBIA POWER CORPORATION (NAMPOWER)

MTUNDENI NDAFYAALAKO

EXECUTIVE FOR UPSTREAM DEVELOPMENT & PRODUCTION NATIONAL PETROLEUM CORPORATION OF NAMIBIA (NAMCOR)

BIMBOLA KOLAWOLE

VICE PRESIDENT AND HEAD OF BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT -AFRICA RYSTAD ENERGY

ILEANA I. FERBER

CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER AND FOUNDER OF COLIBRI BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT LLC

AHMED ELBEHERY

VICE PRESIDENT
SUB SAHARAN AFRICA
BAKER HUGHE

ANTOINE BEREL

VICE PRESIDENT
SUB-SAHARAN AFRICA
HALLIBURTON

GERD NJI

CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
KARIYA ENERGY

ADRIANO BASTOS

HEAD OF UPSTREAM
GALP Energia

RICHARD BARKE

DIRECTOR SOUTH ATLANTIC EXPLORATION
EXXONMOBIL UPSTREAM

NOSIZWE NOKWE MACAMO

AFRICAN ENERGY CHAMBER ADVISORY
BOARD & FORM

JONATHAN ROSS

HEAD OF OIL & GAS COVERAGE
RAND MERCHANT BANK

YURI PEREZ MARTINEZ

EXPLORATION MANAGER
PIONEER OIL AND GAS CONSULTING

OLIVIER BENYESSAAD

VICE PRESIDENT BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT
DORIS
ANABELA MARCOS

ANABELA MARCOS

MANAGER DIRECTOR
SONILS
IRVIN TITUS

IRVIN TITUS

PARTNER, CORPORATE WINDHOEK, NAMIBIA
BOWMANS
HELEN BRUME

HELEN BRUME

DIRECTOR, PROJECT AND ASSET BASED FINANCE
AFRICAN EXPORT-IMPORT BANK (AFREXIMBA)
MR. FRANÇOIS VAN SCHALKWYK

MR. FRANÇOIS VAN SCHALKWYK

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF INVESTMENT & SECTOR DEVELOPMENT
NAMIBIA INVESTMENT PROMOTION & DEVELOPMENT BOARD
NANGULA  UAANDJA

NANGULA UAANDJA

CHAIRPERSON AND CEO
NIPDB
ANDREA LOVATINI

ANDREA LOVATINI

DIRECTOR FOR EXPLORATION DATA AND GEOSOLUTIONS
SLB
EZINNE NNEBOCHA

EZINNE NNEBOCHA

GLOBAL HEAD, PRODUCTION SYSTEMS TECHNOLOGY INTEGRATION – MATURE ASSETS.
SLB
PETER MATTHEW ARMITAGE

PETER MATTHEW ARMITAGE

PRESIDENT ARMITAGE & ASSOCIATES
INC
JOAO DAVID TIAGO

JOAO DAVID TIAGO

ANGOLA & NAMIBIA COUNTRY MANAGER
SLB
MR. DAVID NUYOMA

MR. DAVID NUYOMA

CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
CAPRICORN GROUP
SAMUEL ADEREMI

SAMUEL ADEREMI

DIGITAL STRATEGY BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT MANAGER
SLB
KOEN ROMBOUTS

KOEN ROMBOUTS

MANAGING DIRECTOR SOUTHERN AFRICAN CORRIDOR
AFRICA GLOBAL LOGISTICS (AGL)
YVES TCHIEJI

YVES TCHIEJI

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
SEPCO INDUSTRIES

NIEC 2024