Mary Burce Warlick, Deputy Executive Director of the International Energy Agency (IEA), will be coming to Cape Town to attend and participate in the African Energy Week (AEW) conference and exhibition (https://AECWeek.com/) – Africa’s event for the oil and gas sector that will take place from 18 to 21 October.
Under the theme “Exploring and investing in Africa’s energy future while driving an enabling environment,” AEW 2022 will feature Mary Burce Warlick in high-level panel discussions.
where the industry executive will shape serious conversations about Africa’s energy future and how the continent can better develop its entire resource base to make energy poverty history by 2030.
Represent an autonomous intergovernmental organization that provides to governments and industry players online policy recommendations and analysis With current market trends, Warlick’s participation and presence at AEW 2022 will be crucial in driving the dialogue around energy today.
market trends and policies, their impact on African energy developments and how Africa can address industry challenges, seize opportunities and accelerate and maximize resource exploitation to drive industrialization and ensure energy security.
With significant experience in the extractive and energy industries, having served as a board member of the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative and the IEA between 2014 and 2017, Warlick is well positioned to drive dialogue on how Africa can address disruptions in its hydrocarbon industry by leveraging a combination of local practices and cooperation with global partners in innovation, financing, research, and infrastructure development to accelerate energy market expansion.
Warlick has held a variety of senior leadership positions within the energy industry, including Acting Special Envoy and Coordinator for International Energy Affairs and Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary, US Department of State Bureau of Energy Resources, where drove the department’s energy diplomacy initiatives.
and she promoted energy security, energy access, and governance around the world, as well as in Africa.
A recipient of the US Secretary of State’s Professional Achievement Award, Public Outreach Award and Exceptional Public Service Medal, Warlick is well positioned to shape AEW 2022 conversations on how Africa can respond.
to policies related to the global energy transition while developing tailor-made.
its own roadmap for transitioning to clean energy sources while driving socio-economic growth.
“The Chamber is proud to host Mary Burce Warlick at AEW 2022, where the industry leader will present the IEA’s latest energy market findings and forecasts to African policymakers, industry players and global partners.
We believe that global institutions such as the IEA will be crucial in helping the African continent to maximize the exploitation of all its energy resources, including oil, gas, hydrogen and renewable energies, by providing best practices to align policies with the changing dynamics of the energy market, as well as facilitating better cooperation with global partners in research and technological development”, says NJ Ayuk, CEO of the African Energy Chamber (AEC).
Warlick will participate in several AEW 2022 forums focused on how the African continent can attract the investments needed to drive development across the energy value chain.
With AEW 2022 striving to make energy poverty history across the African continent by 2030, the event will see Warlick participate in high-level meetings and networking sessions to enhance the dialogue on Africa’s energy future.