- Dr Lawrence Agbemabiese, Energy Branch,
UNEP?s Division of Technology, Industry and Economics, Paris
Programme Officer, responsible for programmes related to energy SME
development in Africa. Expertise spanning integrated resource planning, as
well as small enterprise development focusing on policies, regulations and
stakeholder capacity-building. Also working on a number of research
initiatives, including an on-going investigation of how development
paradigms influence the evolution and sustainability of energy regimes.
- Mr Anders Arvidson, Stockholm Environment
Senior research fellow and programme leader of the Climate and Energy
Programme at SEI with ten years of experience in working with issues
related to energy, environment and development with a particular focus in
- Ms Alison Bannister, Future Energy
Solutions, AEA Technology, UK
Principal consultant and manager/ technical expert on several UK DFID
energy research projects examining various aspects of energy, poverty and
Sustainable Livelihoods with 10 years experience in development,
environment and energy, mainly in Africa
- Dr Joy Clancy, Technology for Sustainable
Development Section (TSD/TDG), University of Twente, The Netherlands
Reader (Associate Professor). Worked for the TDG since 1989. Research has
related to transfer of energy technologies to and within developing
countries with a particular focus on rural areas and gender issues.
Currently involved with a climate change project on community forestry.
Founder member of ENERGIA (the international network on gender and
- Prof. Anil Markandya, University of Bath,
Economist: Long-standing academic experience in the field of sustainable
development related to energy in developing countries, and as other issues
related to energy and the environment.
- Mr Monga Mehlwana, CSIR, South Africa.
Energy Specialist with considerable experience in energy interventions in
rural and peri-urban Africa, facilitator in EUEI workshops, and knowledge
of the ARRED programme as independent reviewer.
- Dr. Patrick Milimo, MDG Centre, formerly
with the Millennium
Environment Policy advisor, with over 24 years experience of developing
strategies and concepts that breach existing gaps between policy and lack
of effective implementation.
- Prof. P.R. Shukla, Indian Institute of
Management, Ahmedabad, India
Energy Economist with expertise in the energy and development area,
contributing i.a. the Asian experience on energy/development impacts.
- Dr Youba Sokona, Director, Sahara and
Sahel Observatory, Tunis, Tunisia
Renowned African energy expert, co-founder of AREED, former director of