CPI to Hold Energy Finance Forum


Chief executive officers (CEOs) and chief finance officers (CFOs) of financial and energy sectors will rub minds at the seventh annual Energy Finance Forum 2019 (EFF-VII) organised by a leading industry think-tank, the Centre for Petroleum Information (CPI).

The all-day event billed to hold on Friday, March 15, has as its theme: ‘Financing gas and power: Deploying strategies that work.’

According to the Executive Director of the centre, Victor Eromosele: “With many deals in the gas and power sectors under discussion, the timing could not be better. Also, this year is unique because we have a rare combination of very senior executives from across sectors who are fine communicators and well-grounded in their subject. Delegates should find the event provides excellent networking opportunity.”

He said that confirmed speakers include Kayode Akinkugbe, CEO of FBNQuest Merchant Bank, Wale Shonibare, Senior Country Director of African Development Bank (AfDB), Anthonia Okoh, Director, Project and Export Finance, Africa, Standard Chartered Bank, Dr Weib Boer, CEO, Al On and Dapo Okubadejo, Africa Lead, Deals and Advisory, KPMG Nigeria, among others.

Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation and Nigeria LNG Limited would be well represented at the event.

Sessions would be chaired by President of the Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (CIBN), Dr Uche Olowu and Partner, Aelex, Soji Awogbade. Chairman CPI Board of Governors, Chief Chambers Oyibo will be the chief