THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF THE AFRICA RENEWABLE ENERGY INITIATIVE

The main role of the Board is to ensure African ownership of the Initiative, provide strategic oversight and vision, mobilize political support, foster and drive resource mobilization efforts, oversee implementation and enter into legal arrangements with entities serving as the Trustee, host of AREI-related bodies and other entities.

COMPOSITION OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS

  • Principal Board members representing the five African regions:
  • H.E President Alpha Condé of the Republic of Guinea representing the West Africa region and serving as Chair of the Board
  • H.E. President Abdel Fattah El- Sisi of Egypt, representing the North African Region
  • H.E. President Hage Geingob of Namibia, representing the Southern African Region
  • H.E President Idriss Déby Itno of Chad, representing the the Central African Region
  • H.E. President Uhuru Kenyatta of Kenya, representing the the East African Region
  • Representatives of African institutions participating in ex-officio capacity
  • H.E. Ali Bongo Ondimba of Gabon, Coordinator of the Committee of African Heads of States on Climate Change (CAHOSCC)
  • President Moussa Faki, Chairperson of the African Union Commission
  • Mr Akinwumi Adesina, President of the African Development Bank
  • International partners participating as Standing observers
  • France
  • European Union

THE INDEPENDENT DELIVERY UNIT

The Independent Delivery Unit (IDU) is the independent secretariat to the Initiaitive. It is accountable and reports to the Board.

  • Director of the IDU
  • Safiatou Alzouma Nouhou
  • Members of the IDU
  • Lawrence Agbemabiese, consultant
  • Niclas Hällström, consultant
  • Caroline Sipalla, consultant

 

CONTACT INFORMATION

AREI
c/o AfDB
CCIA building
Venue Jean paul II
01 BP 1387
Abidjan 01
Côte d’Ivoire

idu (at) arei.org
web: www.arei.org
Telephone: +225 20 26 5019