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Strategic Summit at CGHM2024

Our dedicated event team is currently hard at work crafting the agenda for the upcoming Connecting Green Hydrogen MENA 2024. If you're interested in sharing your insights and expertise as a speaker at this prestigious event, we'd love to hear from you! Don't hesitate to get in touch with us at, and let's explore the exciting possibilities of shaping the future of green hydrogen together in the MENA region.

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2023 Strategic Summit Agenda

March 16

Day 2 Morning - Stream A Hydrogen Supply Chain

08:00 - 09:00 (60 mins)

Registration & Coffee

09:00 - 10:00 (60 mins)

[Panel] Accelerating Bankable Hydrogen Projects in MENA

  • Comparing the bankability of different production methods

  • To what extent are hydrogen projects more or less bankable in MENA?


James Chapman
Counsel (Energy, Transport and Infrastructure)


Anuj Chabra
Executive Director
Standard Chartered Bank

Ashwani Dudeja
President & Director (Green Hydrogen & Ammonia)
ACME Group

Peter Purkl
Global Head of Energy

Charles Hickson
Business Manager, Renewables & Transition
UK Export Finance

Paloma Perez de Vega
Head of the Project Finance Division of EIB Global

10:00 - 10:20 (20 mins)

[Case Study] Gasunie’s Strategy to the Clean Hydrogen Network

Helmie Botter
Manager Business Development Hydrogen

Coffee Break & Exhibition

10:50 - 11:40 (50 mins)

[Panel] Scaling up Investment across Hydrogen Supply Chain

  • Key success factors for reaching Final Investment Decision (FID)

  • Investment trends in new hydrogen technology innovations


Gavin Watson
Partner, Corporate & Energy
Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP


Marc de Saint Gerand
Executive Director, Head of New Energies & Natural Resources
Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation

Ravi Suri
Senior Managing Director (Investments)
A.P. Moller Capital

Karim Badr
CEO - Infrastructure
The Sovereign Fund of Egypt 

Ramy Lotfy
Chief Commercial Officer
CWP Global

Daniel Schwappach
Head of Sustainable Energy Systems for Middle East and Africa
Siemens Energy

11:40 - 12:00 (20 mins)

[Keynote] Innovations in GH2 Value Chain

  • Reserved for Honeywell

Yalda Daghi
Sales Director for Sustainable Solutions

12:00 - 12:20 (20 mins)

[Technical Box] Why Digital-Twin for power in the Green Hydrogen Space for Sustainable Energy?

Shaikh Sahid Hossain
CRO & SVP – Products
ETAP - Operation Technology, Inc.

Day 2 Afternoon - Stream A Hydrogen Supply Chain

14:00 - 14:50 (50 mins)

[Panel] Minimizing the Risk of Hydrogen Projects

  • The most critical factors investors considering when evaluating hydrogen projects

  • Increase bankability and maximise financing options via financial, strategic and operational risk mitigation


Claude Mourey
Director - Hydrogen & New Energies
Wood Mackenzie


Dan Brook
Middle East Operations Director for Power and Renewable Energy
NES Fircroft

Moundir Zniber
Gaia Energy

David Haboubi
Head of Nuclear & Net Zero Energy  Middle East

Uwe Zwiefelhofer
Managing Director,Head of Region MENA

Mark Hoolwerf
Deputy Director
Port of Amsterdam

Coffee Break & Exhibition

15:20 - 16:10 (50 mins)

[Panel] The Potential Roles of Ammonia in a Hydrogen Economy 

  • Share expertise in sustainable maritime transport, hydrogen infrastructure, and green hydrogen and ammonia project development

  • Exploring opportunities to use ammonia as a low-emission and high-efficiency energy carrier


Carlo Stella
Arthur D. Little

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Malcolm Cook
Senior Vice President, Chemicals & Process Technologies – Middle East & Turkey
thyssenkrupp AG

Hussein Matar
Senior Director Business Development
AMEA Power 

Mr. Tarek Hosny
Head of Investments & Projects 

Tim Hard
SVP – Energy Transition, Business Development
Argus Media

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