Navigating Risks in Emerging Markets: Making Renewables Work in Africa

Online Event

October 19, 2021 | (Online Event)



Join Kroll on October 19 for a discussion on the ways in which investors can identify, understand, and mitigate risk in Africa’s evolving energy production and distribution sector. Leading ESG experts and practioners from Kroll  will use case studies and share their views on the balance of risk and opportunity in Africa’s energy sector. 

Schedule: 4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. BST / 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. EDT / 5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. CEST/SAST
Key Insights:

  • How to identify opportunities as the sector liberalizes and allows for smaller scale production and distribution models
  • The challenges and opportunities of host country regulators, state owned entities and competitors to create a market in which capital investment is supported by regulatory stability, and the transparency environment is manageable
  • Understanding and responding to current and future risks associated with social and environmental issues, particularly as they relate to business and human rights
  • Understanding third-party risk when investing in Africa
  • Opportunities and ESG risks within South Africa’s increasingly liberalized residential and light commercial scale power production


  • Sarah Gordon, CEO and Co-founder, Satarla, UK
  • Vincent Maposa, CEO, Wetility, South Africa
  • Oliver Stern, Managing Director, Kroll
  • Tom Hollobone, Managing Director, Kroll

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