Executive Interviews

I run a campaign and advocacy organization called Power-For-All whose aim is to promote decentralized renewable energy (DRE) as the quickest, easiest and most cost effective way of encouraging energy access globally. What I love about our work globally, and in Nigeria is the platform it provides through which we are changing the global energy access landscape and addressing energy poverty. We currently run our campaigns in Nigeria, Zimbabwe and Sierra-Leone and we are rapidly expanding into other countries where energy poverty is endemic.
I am a partner at Holman Fenwick Willan (HFW) based in Geneva, Switzerland. HFW is a sector led international law firm with over 17 international offices including thee associations. I am a corporate lawyer with experience of working on transactions in 25 countries worldwide including significant experience in Africa and I work with clients across industry sectors including Energy and Commodities.
Harith General Partners is the leading Pan-African fund manager for infrastructure development across the continent. With offices in Johannesburg and Cote d’Ivoire; Harith manages Africa’s first and only 15-year US$630m infrastructure fund, the Pan African Infrastructure Development Fund (PAIDF) 1 and recently announced the first close of the US$435m PAIDF2. The funds are invested in a number of major projects in diversified sectors such as energy, transport, information and telecommunications, and water and sanitation.
SGX mirrors the evolution of Singapore’s economy, and this is particularly the case given Singapore’s role as a global commodity trading hub and international financial centre. SGX plays an integral role in sustaining many aspects that continue to attract O&G players to this market, including the financial and trading.
I entered the industry from a pretty unusual route having commenced my career as a pilot first in the RAF and then with Bristow Helicopters in the early stages of the North Sea oil boom. I joined BP in the early eighties as the company’s aircraft operations superintendent and diversified into the oil industry proper from there.


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