The African Energy Chamber (AEC) the voice of Africa’s energy sector, is excited to announce that Dr. Carole Nakhle, Founder and CEO of Crystol Energy, will speak at the Invest in African Energy Forum in Paris on June 1st. This event serves as a platform for fostering connections between European investors and African executives, with the goal of exploring potential collaborations and partnerships. Dr. Nakhle’s participation will contribute to the enriching discussions and exchange of ideas during the forum.
Dr. Nakhle has an impressive depth of knowledge and experience in the energy sector. She has built a reputation as a leading person in the industry through working with significant energy firms, governments, international organisations, academic institutions, and think tanks. Dr. Nakhle’s active participation in prestigious institutions including the Payne Institute at the Colorado School of Mines, the Middle East Institute, and the Natural Resource Governance Institute attests to her deep understanding of the complex dynamics and challenges in the energy industry. Her attendance at the Invest in African Energy Forum in Paris is significant for African nations looking to increase their grasp of the industry and draw investment.
In addition to her professional achievements, Dr. Nakhle is a fierce supporter of gender equality in the energy industry. She has made a dedication to empowering women in the business evident by founding the nonprofit organisation “Access for Women in Energy” and by supporting efforts of a similar nature around the world. In addition, she actively mentors young people, fostering the growth of the following generation of energy leaders.
Dr. Nakhle founded and serves as CEO of Crystol Energy, a London-based consultancy, research, and training facility. The company’s principal business is advising, educating, and preparing clients to address energy-related concerns while maximising financial opportunities and creating sensible energy policies and strategies. Crystol Energy provides a comprehensive range of services to governments, state-owned enterprises, investment funds, technology suppliers, international organisations, and energy corporations from all over the world. These services span the public and commercial sectors as well as academia. Due to Africa’s substantial contribution to the global energy market, the company is dedicated to its growth, making Dr. Nakhle’s attendance at the Paris forum all the more crucial.
The Invest in African Energy Forum aims to facilitate connections between European investors and African executives. Dr. Nakhle will enhance networking opportunities, engaging with participants directly, exchanging ideas, and exploring potential collaborations. Her extensive network in the industry can also serve as a bridge between European investors and African energy stakeholders, fostering new partnerships and business opportunities.
“We are thrilled to have Dr. Carole Nakhle join us at the Invest in African Energy Forum in Paris. Her extensive experience and understanding of the energy sector make her an invaluable asset to the event and, more importantly, to Africa’s energy development. Her participation signifies a major opportunity for African countries to gain crucial insights, foster partnerships, and attract much-needed investments. We look forward to the discussions that will be driven by Dr. Nakhle on June 1,” states NJ Ayuk, the Executive Chairman of the AEC.