Oil Politics in Africa
Jimmy Ahmed, General Manager of Business and Government Relations, Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria (SPDC)
Ian Gary, Oxfam America, Washington DC
Uche Igwe, SAIS, Johns Hopkins University, Washington DC
Rosalind Kainyah, Vice President, External Affairs & CSR, Tullow Oil Plc
Christina Katsouris, Energy Intelligence, London
Dr Simon Massey, Coventry University
Hon Eng Irene Muloni MP, Minister of Energy and Mineral Development, Uganda
Jerome Okolo, National Think Tank Project, Nigeria
Nicholas Shaxson, Associate Fellow, Africa Programme, Chatham House
Clare Short, Chair, International Board, EITI
Dr Ricardo Soares de Oliveira, Oxford University
Dr Douglas Yates, American University, Paris
Joseph Williams, Advocacy and Communications Officer, Publish What You Pay, London
This policy orientated conference aims to examine current government, NGO and academic thinking on oil and gas and how oil companies, governments and NGOS can use Africa's oil riches to enhance development and reduce poverty.
The African Studies Centre at Coventry University and Chatham House are co-hosting this international conference. Coventry University has strong oil engineering and international studies faculties and has one of the largest African student bodies in the United Kingdom.
This Conference is supported by African Studies Centre, Coventry University; Africa Programme, Chatham House; Shell and Tullow Oil.