After a rigorous adjudication process, the esteemed Africa Energy Awards judging panel has shortlisted finalists for all categories at the awards.


Women in Power Finalists

  • Beatrice Meso, General Manager, Corporate Affairs & Company

  • Secretary, Kenya Power, Kenya

  • Carmen Williams, Chief Executive Officer, Trecento (Pty) Ltd, South Africa

  • Emmanuella Jane, Founder, Jeeninspires

  • Agnes Modlalo Malebane, Director, Tswelangpele Orimary Co-operative, South Africa

  • Lucky Okudo, CEO & Founder, Women in Energy & Extractives Africa WEX, Kenya

  • Katherine Persson, General Manager: Africa, Windlab, South Africa

Small & Medium Energy Company of the Year

  • Chetna Mistry, Associate, BioTherm Energy (Pty) Ltd, South Africa

  • Cletus Baalongbuoro, CEO, Clean Coal Power, Ghana

  • Barry Bester, Technical Sales Manager, PiA Solar SA (Pty) Ltd, South Africa

African Energy Leader of the Year

  • Mahama Kappiah, Director, ECOWAS Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (ECREEE), Cape Verde

  • Gerrie Bronkhorst, General Manager, Eskom – Clean Technologies, Group Capital, South Africa

  • Bartholomew Simiyu, Director – Energy Projects Camco Clean Energy, Kenya

African Energy Innovation Prize

  • Ntsako Makhubele, Student, Ntshuxeko, South Africa

  • Dale Holloway, Student, Pretoria Boys High School, South Africa

  • Kennedy Lamwenya, Founder/CEO, Angaza Boma, Kenya

  • Jean-Pierre Joubert, Student, Middelburg High School (Karoo), South Africa

Preimer Energy Project of the Year  

  • Moe Thanda Kyi, Associate Professor and Head Myanmar Aerospace Engineering University, Nigeria

  • Robin Mansaray Head, Renewable Energy & Energy Efficiency Ministry of Energy, Sierra Leone

  • Kamalluddien Parker, Managing Director, RW MECHANIKA CC , South Africa

  • Nielesh Maistry, Project Manager Eskom, South Africa

  • Dhevan  Pillay, Director LTM Energy, South Africa

Source: The Solar Show Africa 2017


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