There are enormous investment opportunities in Rwanda’s power and infrastructure sectors and the Kigali government has proven that it can provide a stable and investor-friendly business climate. This will be demonstrated during the upcoming iPAD Rwanda Power & Infrastructure Investment Forum, taking place from 3-4 November in Kigali.   ESI.com features a series of interview with speakers and partners of the iPAD Rwanda Forum which will gather investors, project developers, finance houses, construction and planning companies, technology providers from Rwanda, the region and from the rest of the world as well as high-level government representatives.

Jonathan de Magalhaes“Being a part of iPAD Rwanda gives us an opportunity to showcase the value-add that we can provide to this emerging energy market.”
Exclusive interview with Jonathan de Magalhães , founder and owner of Ubuntu Energy Solutions, supporting partner at the upcoming iPAD Rwanda Power & Infrastructure Investment Forum, taking place in Kigali from 3-4 November.

Riaan Naude“Increased revenue collection is not achieved by a system alone. Attitude and buy-in are equally important.”
Exclusive interview with Riaan Naudé, Marketing Director, Consolidated African Technologies (CAT) – bronze sponsor at the upcoming iPAD Rwanda in Kigali.

MP Gupta“Rwanda has great potential for hydro projects waiting to be tapped.”
Exclusive interview with Mr. M.P Gupta, Director, Angelique International Limited, Delhi, India. During iPAD Rwanda Power & Infrastructure Investment Forum, Angelique is the site visit sponsor to the company’s Nyabarongo Hydropower Plant on 5 November.

Sarah Doukoure“The Rwanda power supply program is one of the most ambitious of the region and Engen is proud to be part of this”
Exclusive interview with Sarah Doukoure, Managing Director, Engen Rwanda Limited – Engen is a bronze sponsor at the upcoming iPAD Rwanda Power & Infrastructure Investment Forum in Kigali from 3-4 November.

Paul Hinks CEO Bio PicSymbion Power: “We have arrived in Rwanda.”
Exclusive interview with Paul Hinks, CEO of Symbion Power, diamond sponsor at the upcoming iPAD Rwanda Power & Infrastructure Investment Forum in Kigali in November.

Toshiyuki Hayashi“If the investment environment with practical procedures is established, I am sure Rwanda would be one of the best investment destinations in Africa.”
Exclusive interview with Toshiyuki Hayashi, senior advisor to the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA). During the upcoming iPAD Rwanda Power & Infrastructure Forum in Kigali from 3-4 November, Mr Hayashi is a speaker during the “Generation Mix” conference track and will address the delegates on a “Master plan of electricity and geothermal development study”.

Brian Makungo“iPAD Rwanda has provided KGRTC with a unique opportunity to meet with key stakeholders and share KGRTC’s vision in providing competence development and technology transfer for sustainable development in Rwanda.”
Exclusive interview with Eng. Brian H M Makungo, Training Manager – Kafue Gorge Regional Training Centre (KGRTC) in Zambia – the Centre is a silver sponsor at the upcoming iPAD Rwanda Power & Infrastructure Forum in Kigali in November.

Riaan Meyer“Rwanda has a good solar resource. The average cooler ambient temperatures improve the output of the PV panels.”
Exclusive interview with Riaan Meyer, CEO, GeoSUN and speaker at the upcoming iPAD Rwanda Power & Infrastructure Forum taking place in November in Kigali.

Jamil Korked“Through several successful projects in various African countries and the Middle East, STEG-IS has built a network of trust and lasting partnerships based on a win-win approach and know-how sharing.”
Exclusive interview with Jamil Korked, Deputy General Manager, STEG International Services (SIS), Tunisia. STEG is the platinum sponsor at the upcoming iPAD Rwanda Power & Infrastructure Investment Forum in Kigali in November. Mr Korked will address the event on “Connecting rural Rwanda: Delivering efficiency and innovation”.

WilsonRwanda’s utility reform process: “more efficiency, better and quick service delivery”
Exclusive interview with Wilson Karegyeya, National Investment Counterpart, Investment Unit, Energy Development Company, Rwanda Energy Group.  REG is the host utility to iPAD Rwanda Power & Infrastructure Investment Forum that is taking place in Kigali from 3-4 November.