Dr. Tinuade Toyin Susan

Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of EKEDC

Dr Tinuade Toyin Sanda started her career in the banking sector. Within the banking sector, she led different roles and at a time the treasury manager in Chartered Bank in 2000/2001.  She later joined Access Bank in 2001 where she gained extensive experience in branch operations, customer service, cash management and retail credit management. Prior to joining Eko Disco in 2013, she was the Head, Finance and Administration at Vanguard Energy Resources, a leading oil and gas trading services company.

Dr Tinuade Sanda is versatile in the areas of Financial Reporting, Treasury Management, Taxation, Mergers and Acquisitions, Finance Regulation, Risk Management and Financial Modelling. She was the maiden Chief Finance Officer at West Power and Gas Limited, a special purpose vehicle that successfully acquired a 60% controlling stake in EKEDC, the leading electricity distribution company in Nigeria. While at West Power Gas Limited, she was seconded to EKEDC to assume the role of Chief Treasury and Taxation Officer, later Acting Chief Finance Officer and Chief Accounting Officer where she was responsible for managing the financial operations of the business.

In March 2022, Dr Tinuade Sanda was appointed as the first female Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of EKEDC. Prior to her appointment as MD, she was Deputy Managing Director for a month.  She is an expert in the power and finance sector with an extensive experience in the Nigerian Electricity Supply Industry. She holds awards and prestigious memberships of many professional bodies in Nigeria and abroad, a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria, Institute of Management Consultants, Institute of Credit Management Administration and Institute of Professional Financial Managers, United Kingdom. an associate member of Risk Management Association of Nigeria and the Institute of Directors, Nigeria.

12.30 - 2.30 PM

Day - 2 23 November

MW-Scale Grid-Tied Solar

  • The technical and economic feasibility of MW-scale grid-tied solar projects
  • Design and engineering considerations for MW-scale grid-tied solar installations
  • Regulatory and permitting requirements for MW-scale grid-tied solar projects
  • Operation and maintenance considerations for MW-scale grid-tied solar systems
  • Case studies and best practices for successful MW-scale grid-tied solar projects.
2.30.00 - 3.30 PM

Day - 2 23 November

Boosting Green Cold Chains

  • 2.3.1. The role of green cold chains in reducing food waste and loss
  • 2.3.2. Technologies and innovations to improve the energy efficiency of cold chain systems
  • Policy and regulatory incentives to promote the adoption of green cold chains
  • Case studies and best practices for successful green cold chain projects
  • Building capacity and technical expertise for green cold chain systems.
12.00 - 1.00 PM

Day - 1 18 July

Funding Renewables and Sustainable Energy Supersession

  • Mobilizing Clean Energy Investments for SMEs – Olumide Fatoki, NESP.
  • Large-scale Solar for Commercial, Industrial, and Grid Applications –Esther Jerome, Sales Representative – Nigeria Jinko Solar Co., Ltd.
  • Powering Energy Access and Net Zero Solutions – Mobolaji Fadeyibi, Business Development Manager, West & Central Africa, Sunking
  • Accelerating Electric Mobility and Cleaner Transport Adetayo Bamiduro, Co-founder, Max.
  • Upscaling Utility-Connected Solar Projects – Kingsley Okenyi, Project Director, Eauxwell Nigeria Ltd.
  • De-risking Finance for Energy Transition – Eluma Obibuaku, Senior Vice President and Head of Power, African Finance Corporation.
  • Financing Sustainable Energy for All – Anita Otubu, Senior Director, Universal Energy Facility, SEforALL, USA (Hybrid).
  •  Q&A Co-chaired by Engr. Adekunle Makinde, FNIEEE, NEF2023 Co-Chair