Africa E&P Summit, the platform for Africa’s upstream in London, is pleased to announce first speaker line up

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London, 28 February 2019: Africa E&P Summit has announced the first line up of confirmed speakers for the event, taking place on the 22 - 23 May 2019 in London at the prestigious central London venue, IET:Savoy Place. The Program will showcase Africa’s upstream oil & gas industry in London and cover themes and challenges relevant to the industry from recent exploration successes, capital and funding E&P projects, asset monetisation, independent players, to new entrants and players into Africa’s oil & gas and our hallmark Africa Licensing Promotion & NOC Showcase where we shed a light on the latest open bid round and licensing opportunities on the continent.


Why Attend?

  • Uncover the leading edge on Africa’s E&P hot spots

  • Enjoy the Africa E&P Summit Gala Dinner

  • Attend the London Skyline Networking Reception

  • Hear from Africa's leading E&P companies

  • 50+ world class speakers over 2 days

  • High-level C-Suite networking

  • Africa Licensing Promotion & NOC Showcase

  • Excellent Sponsorship & Exhibition opportunities

  • Opportunities, outlook, risks & challenges

The interest in Africa E&P Summit 2019 as been phenomenal and we are looking forward to building on the success of last year’s event and welcoming Africa’s leading exploration companies and governments to London to showcase the investment and licensing opportunities to this very high-level audience of E&P decision-makers.
— Gayle Meikle, CEO, Frontier


UPDATED: Confirmed Speakers 2019:

Jessica Zambrano, Exploration Manager Europe, Africa, Latin America, Woodside Energy, Perth

Keith Hill, President and CEO, Africa Oil Corp., Kenya

Robin Sutherland, General Manager, New Ventures, Tullow Oil, Cape Town

Thore Kristiansen, COO & Head E&P, Galp Energia, Lisbon

Tracey Henderson, Senior Vice President, Head of Exploration, Kosmos Energy, Dallas

Peter Elliott, Director, PVE Consulting, London

Cath Norman, Managing Director, FAR Limited, Melbourne

Speaker tbc, Cairn Energy, Edinburgh

Galen Treadgold, Executive Director, AMNI International, Houston

Phil Birch, Exploration Director, Impact Oil & Gas, London

Steve Jenkins, Chairman, Savannah Petroleum, London

Selma Usiku, Exploration Geologist, Azinam, Windhoek

Ben Sayers, Business Development Manager, AME, TGS, London

Tom Perkins, Acquisitions & Divestitures, Stellar Energy Advisors, London

John Austin, CEO, Summit Exploration and Production, London

Redhani Rahman, Head of Exploration New Ventures, Petronas, Kuala Lumpur

Phil Loader, Director/ Advisor Azinam & Seacrest Capital

Speaker tbc, Noble Energy, Houston

Dr Katerina Garyfalou, Exploration Manager Africa Growth, CNOOC International, London

Toyin Akinosho, Editor, Africa Oil+Gas Report, Lagos

Pam Darwin, VP Africa, ExxonMobil, Houston

Jasper Peijs, Vice President Exploration, Africa, BP, London

Gayle Meikle, CEO, Frontier, London

Paul Eardley-Taylor, Head Oil and Gas, Standard Bank, Johannesburg

Mark Llamas, Managing Director Acquisitions & Divestitures, London

Mike Lakin, Managing Director, Envoi, London

Matthew Tyrrell, Principal Geoscientist, New Ventures, PGS, London

Alex Vartan, Vice President Africa MultiClient, PGS, London

Maggy Shino, Petroleum Commissioner, Ministry of Mines & Energy, Namibia

Susan Namuganyi, SDE Operations & Engineering, Tullow Oil

Scott Aitken, CEO, Seapulse