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Simon Hodson

Chief Executive Officer at Gridworks

Entrepreneurial international investment professional with a proven track record of managing businesses and executing successful deals across a wide range of sectors.

A seasoned global operator with hands-on experience in emerging markets, including Africa, Asia and the Caribbean. Specialising in project/structured finance, venture capital, corporate finance and portfolio management, with a particular focus on infrastructure, real estate, power and telecoms.

09.40 - 10.00

DAY 1 - 10 SEPT 2022 UK – UCUK PROGRAMME Day 01 - 10 SEPT 2022 – UCUK PROGRAMME

Video highlights/updates on key projects currently under implementation (CEOs of the Companies will represent the companies)

Video highlights/updates on key projects currently under implementation
(CEOs of the Companies will represent the companies)

1) Solar Water Pumping Systems Project
2) Kabaale Airport Project
3) Namanve Industrial Park Project
4) Gridworks Transmission Financing

11.20 - 12.05

DAY 1 - 10 SEPT 2022 UK – UCUK PROGRAMME Day 01 - 10 SEPT 2022 – UCUK PROGRAMME

Session 2 – Oil and Gas | Energy Opportunities and Infrastructure in Uganda

  • Oil and Gas | Energy Opportunities and Infrastructure in Uganda

Presentation on Uganda’s energy sector updates

  • The rationale behind oil and gas development in Uganda – the consequences of energy poverty
  • How is Gridworks/UK Government contributing to industrial development in Uganda/Africa
  • Independence in regulation is key for energy sector development – how is ERA achieving this?
  • What can Uganda’s oil sector learn from Nigeria?
  • How is UNOC spearheading involvement of Ugandans in oil and gas?
  • Does the current tax regime support development of the energy sector in Uganda?

 

One on One meetings with Key government officials from oil sector

  • Coordinated by: Eric Olanya and Louis Arinaitwe