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22 � 23 March 2012 25 Northumberland Avenue London, UK www.cbcglobal.org


Summit Overview Dr Mohan Kaul, Director General, Commonwealth Business Council Following the successful Power Summit 2011, the Commonwealth Energy Summit is de‐ signed to provide a high level platform to discuss issues relating to energy security, natural resource utilisation, power generation and renewable energy. The Commonwealth platform encourages greater engagement between developed and developing countries, sharing of best practice across the sector and the connection of investors to new opportunities in a diverse range of markets. The Energy Summit will give Governments the opportunity to outline their future energy requirements and strategies to an audience of private sector solution providers, financiers and investors. It will give best in class service providers and cutting‐edge technology developers the opportunity to showcase their expertise. The Summit will be global with participation from Ministers of Power and Energy from the Commonwealth and beyond together with delegations from across the world each bringing a regional as well as a national dimension to the conference. There will be a focus on countries and regions including from Africa, Asia‐Pacific, Europe, the Americas and the Caribbean

Who should attend? The Commonwealth Energy Summit 2012 will provide an unrivalled opportunity to network with a wide variety of national decision makers and business leaders from segments including: • • •

Government and Regulators Energy Technology Companies Energy Solution Providers

• • •

Infrastructure Providers Project Financiers and Investors Energy Service Companies

Power Summit 2011 Gallery

Muhammad Enamul Huq MP, State Minister for Power, Energy and Mineral Resources, Bangladesh

Hon James Robertson, Minister of Energy and Mining, Jamaica

Madame Zhang Yan, Executive Vice President , AVIC International Project, China

The Rt Hon Lord Howell, Minister of State, Foreign and Commonwealth Office, UK

Project Finance Panel: Orli Arav, Frontier Markets Fund Manager, Arif Mohiuddin, CPCS Transcom David Grylls, Actis and Joseph Brandt, Contour Global

Rupert Soames, CEO, Aggreko plc (UK)


Summit Programme Day One ‐ Thursday 22nd March 0930‐1030 1030‐1100

Opening Session: Utilising Natural Resources for Global Energy Security Networking and Refreshment Break

1100‐1230 1230‐1400

Keeping the Lights On: Establishing an Efficient Energy Market Lunch

1400‐1530 1530‐1600

Renewable Energy Development and Implementation: Achieving Financial Viability Networking and Refreshment Break

1600‐1715

a) Country/Regional Window b) New Developments in Oil and Gas Exploration

1715‐1830

a) Country/Regional Window b) Accessing Project Finance

1830‐2130

Reception and Dinner

Day Two ‐ Friday 23rd March 0800‐0930

Country/Regional Breakfast Session

0930‐1100

a) Country/Regional Window b) Spotlight on LNG

1100‐1130

Networking and Refreshment Break

1130‐1300

a) Country/Regional Window b) Spotlight on Shale Gas

1300‐1400

Concluding Lunch

1400‐1800

Networking and Workshops

Prof. Bart Nnaji, Minister of Power for the Federal Republic of Nigeria

Professor Ian Fells, Founding Chairman, National Renewable Energy Centre

Networking lunch hosted by Aggreko

Business & Government leaders engage during the Ministerial Roundtable


About the Commonwealth Business Council The Commonwealth Business Council (CBC) was established in 1997 with a direct mandate from Heads of Commonwealth Governments to promote trade and investment amongst 54 member nations and increase economic linkages with non‐member countries. CBC’s goal is to achieve economic empowerment for shared global prosperity through the enhancement of private sector contribution to social and economic development.

Hon Julia Gillard MP, Prime Minister of Australia “The nations and peoples of the Commonwealth are enormously diverse, yet these values we share, our distinctive way of doing things and our distinctive set of concerns for the world’s people, unite us in a way that is truly wonderful ... Our friends in the Business Council call it the “Commonwealth factor”, the web of connections, friendships and values that drive opportunity among the 54 nations of our fellowship. HE Prof. John Evans Atta Mills, President of Ghana “It is a fact that the Commonwealth Business Council has facilitated intra‐Commonwealth trade and investment flows, influenced development of dynamic trade policies, and encouraged public private partnerships”

Focus on Energy at CBF 2011

Aigboje Aig‐Imoukhuede, CEO, Access Bank, Nigeria & HE Goodluck Jonathan, President of Nigeria

Hon Kamla Persad Bissessar, Prime Minister of Trinidad And Tobago “I extend warmest congratulations to the Commonwealth Business Council for its foresight in bringing together such a distinguished group of businessmen, entrepreneurs, investors and financiers for the purpose of fostering economic partnerships for the benefit of the family of Commonwealth nations. “ Wale Tinubu, CEO, Oando

HE Armando Guebuza, President of Mozambique, Carl‐Henric Svanberg, Chairman, BP Group, Hon Julia Gillard, Prime Minister of Australia, Dr Mohan Kaul, Director General, CBC

Rt Hon Stephen Harper Prime Minister of Canada

Peter Coleman, CEO, Woodside, Hon Diezani Alison‐Madueke, Minister of Petroleum Resources ,Nigeria, Hon Kevin Ramnarine, Minister of Energy, Trinidad & Tobago

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