Strategy Stream - Day 2

Speakers

Mark Acton

Head of Technical Due Diligence

Future-tech

Mandy Hattingh

Senior Associate

NSDV

Dr Angus Hay

Regional Executive

Africa Data Centres

Norman Moyo

CEO

Distributed Power Africa

Zayd Vawda

Principal Associate (Renewable Energy Leader)

WSP

What will be discussed?

  • The current demands on power across Africa
  • Understanding the available solutions to support data centre power
  • Why Renewables play a fundamental role in Africa’s future energy security

Speaker

Representative –

WBHO (Invited)

Leon Kleyn

Technical Director: Mechanical

WSP

Cameron Staude

Co-Founder/Director

NSDV

Neels Van Niekerk

Executive Director

EQUATE

Speakers

Allyson Eastman

Global Public Policy - Economic Development

AWS

Dr Quin Jernigan

Manager, Workforce/Economic Development

AWS

Speakers

Dr Ayotunde Coker

Chairman

Africa Data Centres Association (ADCA)

Kgothatso Madibogo

Intern Day Plant Operator

CBRE

Mike Meyer

Managing Director

Portman Partners

Lee Perrin

Data Centre Business Lead MEA

CBRE

What will be discussed?

  • Providing the right skills and training from the get go
  • Identifying ways to retain or to encourage independence
  • Bringing talent back to Africa – how and when?