Today, at the inaugural Global Africa Partnerships Forum (GAPF 2024), Tony Tiyou, the CEO and founder of Renewables in Africa, was presented with the esteemed Top 50 Afro-Caribbean Leadership Award at the House of Lords in London, UK. This prestigious accolade recognises Tony Tiyou’s outstanding contributions to the renewable energy sector and his dedication to providing sustainable power solutions to the continent through Renewables in Africa.
Establishing Renewables in Africa in 2016, Tony Tiyou, with a background in both engineering and renewable energy, has led the firm in educating people about renewable energy and providing sustainable energy solutions to companies across several African nations.
Widely acknowledged as a leading authority in the field, Tony Tiyou has authored ‘The Wind Industry Outlook in Africa’ and has earned numerous accolades for his exceptional contributions to the renewable energy industry.
Dignitaries and speakers confirmed to attend the event include Prof. Antonio Andreoni, Professor of Development Economics at SOAS University of London; Mr. Sanjeev K.S. Gopaul, Founder of Credentia Group, Mauritius; Birgitte Anadersan, Professor of Economics and Management of Innovation, University of London; Dr. Obadare Peter Adewale, CEO of Digital Encode Limited, Nigeria; Rosalind Patricia-Anne Howells, Baroness Howells of St. Davids OBE COG; and Mr. Kennedy Mwila, Managing Director, Lusaka South Multi-Facility Economic Zone Limited, Zambia, among others.
Themed “Sustaining the African Renaissance: Collaboration, Innovation, and Partnerships,” the GAPF 2024 will emphasise advancing cross-sectoral collaboration, showcasing investment and transaction opportunities, and stimulating innovation. It aims to boost African global partnerships with thought leaders, renowned speakers, and influential figures sharing perspectives on critical topics such as technology innovation, inclusive economics, sustainable development, entrepreneurship and startups, policy and governance, and cultural renaissance.
About the Global Africa Partnerships Forum
Organised by the African Leadership Organisation, the GAPF serves as a catalyst for vital alliances, collaborations, and connections influencing the political and corporate landscape of Africa. Visionary leaders, industry experts, investors, and decision-makers unite at the forum to promote innovation, economic growth, and sustainable development across the continent.
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