2017 Global Energy Forum

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January 12-13, 2017

Venue: Four Seasons, Al Maryah island, Abu Dhabi

Thursday, January 12


January 12-13, 2017

Venue: Four Seasons, Al Maryah island, Abu Dhabi

Friday, January 13


January 12-13, 2017

  • H.E. Suhail Mohamed Faraj Al Mazrouei, Minister of Energy, United Arab Emirates Our Electric Future
  • H.E. Khaldoon Khalifa Al Mubarak, CEO and Managing Director, Mubadala Development Company

  • Dr. Sultan Ahmed Al Jaber, Chairman, Masdar: Chief Executive Officer, Abu Dhabi National Oil Company
  • Dr. Matar Al Neyadi, Undersecretary, Ministry of Energy, United Arab Emirates

  • Mr. Adnan Amin, Director-General, International Renewable Energy Agency
  • H.E. Khalid al-Falih, Minister of Energy, Industry, and Mineral Resources, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

  • Bader Al Lamki, Director, Clean Energy at Masdar
  • Dr. Ebtisam Al Ketbi, Chairperson, Emirates Policy Center

  • Mr. Mussabah Al-Kaabi, Chief Executive Officer, Mubadala Petroleum
  • Dr. Ebtisam Al Ketbi, Chairperson, Emirates Policy Center

  • H.E. Jabbar al-Luaibi, Minister of Oil, Republic of Iraq
  • H.E. Issam A. Almarzooq, Minister of Oil and Minister of Electricity and Water, State of Kuwait

  • Eng. Fatima Alfoora Alshamsi, Assistant Undersecretary for Electricity and Clean Energy Affairs, Ministry of Energy, United Arab Emirates
  • Mohammed Ali Khan, Chief Commercial Officer, GE Oil and Gas, MENAT region

  • Ms. Becky Anderson, Managing Editor and Anchor, CNN Abu Dhabi
  • Dr. Robert Armstrong, Director, MIT Energy Initiative

  • Mr. Tewodros Ashenafi, Founder and Chairman, SouthWest Holdings Ltd.
  • Mr. Rainer Baake, State Secretary, Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy, Federal Republic of Germany

  • H.E. Mohammed Sanusi Barkindo, Secretary General, Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries
  • Mr. Karel Beckman, Editor-in-Chief, Energy Post

  • Mr. Randolph Bell, former Minister of Industry, Energy and Digital Economy, Republic of France
  • Dr. Fatih Birol, Executive Director, International Energy Agency

  • Minister Éric Besson, former Minister of Industry, Energy and Digital Economy, Republic of France
  • H.E. Noureddine Boutarfa, Minister of Energy and Mining, People’s Democratic Republic of Algeria

  • Lubna Bouza, Business News Anchor, Sky News Arabia
  • Dr. Andrew Bowen, Visiting Scholar, American Enterprise Institute

  • Mr. Neil Brown, Director, Policy and Research, KKR Global Institute
  • Mathew Burrows, Director, Strategic Foresight Initiative, Atlantic Council Vitaly Butenko, Commercial Director, DTEK Energy

  • Dr. Kun-mo Chung, Senior Adviser to the President and CEO, Korea Electric Power Corporation
  • Ms. Anne-Sophie Corbeau, Research Fellow II, King Abdullah Petroleum Studies and Research Center

  • Dr. Helima Croft, Managing Director and Global Head of Commodity Strategy, Global Research, RBC Capital Markets
  • Mr. Thomas Cunningham Deputy Director, Global Energy Center, Atlantic Council

  • Ms. Shermine Dajani, Founder and CEO, PanMed Energy
  • John Defterios, Emerging Markets Editor, CNNMoney

  • Amb. Paula Dobriansky, Senior Fellow, The Future of Diplomacy Project, John F. Kennedy’s Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Harvard University
  • Mr. Michael Eckhart, Managing Director, Global Head of Environmental Finance and Sustainability, Citigroup

  • Mr. Tom Feldhausen, Senior Vice President and Director, International Strategy, Federal Government Business Unit, Parsons
  • Dr. Rabia Ferroukhi, Head, Policy Unit and Deputy Director, Knowledge, Policy, and Finance, International Renewable Energy Agency

  • Mr. Anatol Feygin, Executive Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer, Cheniere Energy
  • Dr. John C. Gannon, Adjunct Professor, Center for Security Studies, School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University

  • The Hon. David Goldwyn, Chairman, Global Energy Center Advisory Group, Atlantic Council
  • Vitaly Butenko, Commercial Director, DTEK Energyy

  • The Hon. Stephen Hadley, Principal, RiceHadleyGates, LLP
  • Mr. Gardiner Hill, Director, Carbon Solutions, BP

  • Mr. Amos Hochstein, Special Envoy and Coordinator for International Energy Affairs, US Department of State
  • Mr. Ed Holland, Executive Vice President, Southern Company; Chief Executive Officer, Mississippi Power Co

  • Mr. Karl V. Hopkins, Global Chief Security Officer, Dentons
  • Gov. Jon M. Huntsman, Jr., Chairman, Atlantic Council

  • Dr. Cho Hwan-Eik, President and CEO, Korea Electric Power Corporation
  • Mr. Majid Hamid Jafar, Chief Executive Officer, Crescent Petroleum

  • GEN James L. Jones, President, Jones Group International
  • Mr. Majid Hamid Jafar, Group Chief Executive Officer, Shoreline Energy International

  • Mr. Brian Katulis, Senior Fellow, Center for American Progress
  • Mr. Karim Keita, Chair for Defense, Security, and Civil Protection, Republic of Mali

  • Mr. Frederick Kempe, President and CEO, Atlantic Council
  • Khaldon Khashman, Secretary General, Arab Countries Water Utilities Association (ACWUA)

  • Mr. David Koranyi, Director, Energy Diplomacy Initiative, Global Energy Center, Atlantic Council
  • Dr. Ken Koyama, Managing Director, Chief Economist, Strategy Research Unit, The Institute of Energy Economics, Japan

  • Marwan Lahoud, Executive Vice President of International Strategy and Public Affairs, Airbus Group
  • Mr. Philip Lambert, Chief Executive Officer, Lambert Energy Advisory Ltd.

  • Ms. Anne Lauvergeon, Founder, Chair, and CEO, ALP SA
  • Dr. Gal Luft, Co-director, Institute for the Analysis of Global Security

  • H.E. Jan Mládek, Minister of Industry and Trade, Czech Republic
  • Amb. Richard Morningstar, Founding Director and Chairman, Global Energy Center, Atlantic Council

  • Ms. Melanie Nakagawa, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Energy Transformation, US Department of State
  • Dr. Carole Nakhle, Founder and Director, Crystol Energy

  • Dr. Meghan O’Sullivan, Jeane Kirkpatrick Professor of the Practice of International Affairs and Director, Geopolitics of Energy Project, John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University
  • Mr. Barry Pavel, Vice President, Arnold Kanter Chair, and Director, Brent Scowcroft Center on International Security, Atlantic Council

  • Mr. Daniel B. Poneman, President and Chief Executive Officer, Centrus Energy
  • Amb. Carlos Pascual, Senior Vice President, IHS Global Energy

  • Mr. Patrick Pouyanné, Chairman and CEO, Total S.A.
  • Dr. Ian Ralby, Nonresident Senior Fellow, Global Energy Center, Atlantic Council

  • Maya Raydan, Business Presenter, Sky News Arabia
  • Dominique Ristori, Director General of Energy, European Commission

  • Dr. Mattia Romani, Managing Director, Economics, Policy, and Governance, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development
  • Dr. Christof Rühl, Global Head of Research, Abu Dhabi Investment Authority

  • Mr. David V. Scott, Advisor to the Chairman, Executive Affairs Authority, Abu Dhabi
  • Dr. Jean-François Seznec, Nonresident Senior Fellow, Global Energy Center, Atlantic Council

  • Ms. Lara Sidawi-Moore, Chief Strategy Officer and Chair, Executive Committee, Energy Intelligence Group
  • Mr. Andreas Spiess, Chief Executive Officer, SolarKiosk

  • Mr. Todd Stern, Visiting Lecturer, Law, Yale Law School; Former Special Envoy for Climate Change, US Department of State
  • Mr. Michael Taylor, Senior Analyst, Renewable Cost Status and Outlook, International Renewable Energy Agency

  • Mr. Michael Townshend, President, BP Iraq
  • Commander Jeremy Vaughan, Military Fellow, The Washington Institute for Near East Policy

  • Mr. Damon Wilson, Executive Vice President, Atlantic Council
  • Mr. N. Guy Winebrenner, Vice President, Energy and Environment, RTI International

  • Dr. Lanxin Xiang, Director, Center of One Belt and One Road Studies









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