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Egypt Energy Leadership conference

Location: Hall 4
Theme:
 Driving sustainable development and progress in the sector

Overview

Several new megaprojects in power generation and grid infrastructure emphasise the continued renewable energy ambitions of Egypt. The Egyptian government is working towards increasing the supply of electricity generated from renewable sources to 42% by 2035, with the economic and social development within the region bolstered through power trade and export of surplus ‘clean electricity’ generated. Digitisation and automation, 4IR and partnerships are some of the key enablers of the rapid infrastructure development that is needed to meet the energy ambition.

Following the resounding success of the 1st edition, the 2nd Annual Egypt Energy Leadership Conference will once again bring together prominent leaders and stakeholders driving the energy and utilities sector forward. Held under the patronage of the Egyptian Ministry of Electricity & Renewable Energy and the support of the Ministry of Environment, this conference serves as a platform for discussions, debates, and sharing of ideas on various aspects of energy leadership, including renewable energy, sustainability, and innovation.

The event will host government officials, investors, senior industry experts from Egypt and key countries engaged in trade and cooperation with Egypt. Through the conference, attendees gain insights into the latest developments in the energy and utilities industry, and network with other key players in the field.  


Key topics

Day 1, Sunday, 29 October 2023

Clean Energy
- Progress on the diversified clean energy strategy and its role in domestic and regional energy dynamics

Net Zero initiative
- Egypt is committed to achieving net zero emissions by 2050


Green Hydrogen
- Challenges and opportunities to meet the global demand in green hydrogen and ammonia to decarbonize the transportation, fertilizer and power generation sectors

Day 2, Monday, 30 October 2023

Finance and Investment 
- The role of DFIs and the private sector in Renewable Energy Finance in Egypt

Power Trade and Infrastructure Development 
- Strategies and projects to support a progressively interconnected commercial trading market for electricity.

Powering  Sustainable Cities 
- Decarbonization, Mitigation and Adaptation strategies from the Construction sector to reduce the carbon footprint of urban infrastructure

Day 3, Tuesday, 31 October 2023

Energy Efficiency 
Overview of the energy efficiency landscape in Egypt and the opportunities for reducing energy consumption and improving the environment.

Smart Grids 
- Next-generation innovations for a Future-Ready power grid




Featured speakers – 2023

Get a glimpse into our incredible line-up of industry trailblazers who will join us at Egypt Energy Conference 2023



Dr. Adel Beshara
Head of Sustainable Energy Division
Cairo Chamber of Commerce
CEO and Managing Director
 GREESol for Energy and Environment


Mr. Ahmed Abdelwahab
Senior Bank Advisor and
MSME Expert  


Eng. Ahmad Kamal
CEO
Environmental Compliance Office – Federation of Egyptian Industries 


Mr. Ahmed Lamloum
Co-Founder and Managing Director
Solar Solutions EG


Dr. Ahmed Mohamed Mohina
Head Sector of Strategic Planning
Authorities Follow up and International Cooperation
 Ministry of Electricity and Renewable Energy


Mr. Ahmed Rezk
Deputy UNIDO Representative United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO)


Dr. Eng. Anhar Hajazi
Board of Directors
The Egyptian Environmental Affairs Authority “EEAA”
Head of the Energy Team Egyptian Forum for Sustainable Development


Eng. Atter Hannoura
Director Public Private Partnership Central Unit
Ministry of Finance


Eng. Ayman Refaie
Head of Carbon Credits Department
 Ministry of Environment 


Ms. Chantal Sabbagh
Head of the Business Development and Non-financial Services for SMEs
National Bank of Egypt


Mr. Christopher Cantelmi
Principal Investment Officer  Infrastructure and Natural Resources
International Finance Corporation (IFC) 


Dr. Dalal Helmi

Sector Head of Electricity Markets Affairs and Cross-border Interconnection
Egyptian Electricity Holding Company 
 


Dr. Dalia Abdel Kader
Chief Sustainability Officer
Commercial International Bank (CIB) 


Eng. Ehab Ismail
Vice Executive Chairman
New and Renewable Energy Agency (NREA)


Eng. Eman Rashad Saeed
Head Sector for Renewable & Hydrogen Private Power Projects
Egyptian Electricity Transmission Company (EETC)


Prof. Ghada Amer
Dean of the Faculty of Engineering and Technology  Misr University for Science and Technology


Eng. Ghada Osama

Head of Studies and Designs Sectors
Egyptian Electricity Transmission Company (EETC)
 

 

Dr. Gihan Bayoumi
Programme Officer
 United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO)


Dr. Hady Habib
Lecturer and Researcher of Smart Grids and Sustainable Energy
 Heliopolis University 


Dr. Hafez El-Salmawy
Professor of Energy Engineering
Zagazig University
Consultant
 World Bank 


Dr. Hala Omar
Senior Sustainability Manager
 Dar Al Handasah
Vice President
Egypt Green Building Council


Eng. Hassan Amin
Country Director
ACWA Power


Ambassador Hisham Badr
Assistant Minister for Strategic Partnerships
Excellence and Initiatives, Ministry of Planning and Economic Development
 


Dr. Hoda Ibrahim

Sustainability Manager Egypt/Africa region - Alpin Limited
Board member
 Egypt Green Building Council


Dr. Kamelia Youssef
Member of the Board of Directors, Upper Egypt Electricity Production Company


Mr. Karim Dabbous
Founder
E-tadweer Egypt


Prof. Karim Haggag
Professor of Practice, the School of Global Affairs and Public Policy
 The American University in Cairo (AUC)


Dr. Maged Mahmoud

Director of Projects and Technical Affairs and Lead Renewable Energy Advisor
 Regional Center for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (RCREEE)
 


Dr. Medhat Nafei

Chairman
Arab Alloys Company
Member of the Supreme Advisory Board
The Arab League


Dr. Menna Abdelhamid

Director of Entrepreneurship Center
Heliopolis University


Dr. Mohamed Abbas
Associate Director and Head of Business Incubators Program NilePreneurs Initiative, IECC Nile University 
 


Mr. Mohamed Abdullah

Consultant to the General Management of Energy Projects
 Ministry of Environment
 


Dr. Mohamed El Bana

Logistics and Supply chain Head & Partner
 SME Consulting


Mr. Mohamed El-Haggar
Sustainability Expert, Certified Edge Green Building Expert Cofounder and Board Member
EcoStrategies for Sustainable Development


Dr. Mohamed Fathy Sabbour

Director CCCB & CED –
 Global Design & Engineering

 


Mr. Mohamed Ehab Hafez

CEO
 Entlaq Holding


Mr. Mohamed Gad
General Manager Marketing Helwan Diesel Engines Company


Mr. Mohamed Abouelez
Chief Corporate and Structured Finance Officer
Banque du Caire


Mr. Mohamed Shawky

Head of SME
 Agricultural Bank of Egypt


Dr. Mohsen Ismail Abou-Bakr

General Manager
SME Group
 National Bank of Egypt


Prof. Mohy Saad Mansour
Professor of Energy, Mechanical Power Engineering Department
Cairo University
Chairman
The Egyptian Society for Renewable Energy (ESRE) y


Mr. Mostafa Nabil

Managing Partner, Financial and Business Analysis Head
 SME Consulting


Chemist Nader Ali Gad

General Manager of Sustainable Energy Department
Egyptian Environmental Affairs Agency, Ministry of Environment


Eng. Naglaa Fikry Khattab
General Manager for Studies of Interconnection Projects
Electricity Transmission Company (EETC)


Eng. Nessreen Rady

Director of New and Renewable Energy Department
 Egyptian Electricity Holding Company (EEHC)
 


Eng. Noha Elbalky

Sustainable Expert
Federation of Egyptian Industries - Environmental Compliance Office


Prof. Omar Ramzy

Dean of the Faculty of Business and Economics
 Heliopolis University


Prof. Salah El-Haggar

President
 Egypt Green Building Council


Eng. Sherif EL Gabaly
Founder & Chairman
Enara


Mr. Sherif Kafafi

CEO
 Afroutilities


Mr. Sherif Mostafa
Investment Professional


Eng. Sherine Fahmy

Co-founder and Treasurer
 Egypt Green Building Council


Eng. Wafaa Ismail Abdullah

Energy Sector Head
 Environmental Compliance Office (ECO) – Federation of Egyptian Industries
 


Mr. Waleid Gamal Eldien

Executive Chairman
 General Authority for Economic Zone of the Suez Canal


Prof. Walid El-Khattam

Professor at Electrical Power and Machines Department
 Faculty of Engineering, Ain Shams University
 


Eng. Yasser Elgammal

General Manager
 Electricity Market Affairs, Egypt Electricity Holding Company (EEHC)