Duncan Clarke is a leading authority on the Continent, building on 40 years’ experience in economics, Africa advisory practice, visits to 46 African countries (and 120 worldwide), as a leading strategist on its geopolitics, economics and commercial issues, plus oil, gas and energy industries. He is author of Africa’s Future: Darkness to Destiny (Profile Books, 2012) to be launched after the Briefing, copies provided to all Delegates, and of Africa: Crude Continent: The Struggle Africa’s Oil Prize (the TV/Film Documentary in 2010 made by CNBC-Africa, based on this book), as well as numerous economics works over the decades on Africa.
He was on foundation missions to establish the 19-country Preferential Trade Area of Eastern & Southern Africa, now COMESA) and SADCC ( now SADC), as well as undertook advisory engagements with the Economic Commission for Africa, leading UN Agencies (ILO, ITU, UNCTAD, UNDP) and international entities (EEC, USAID, and Foundations)
He is President of the African Institute of Petroleum, Recipient of the South African National Energy Association Award 2011, and been Advisor to numerous corporate players, Governments and state companies in Africa, Asia, Russia, China, Europe, United States, and Latin America.
The 42nd PetroAfricanus Dinner will take place 9th February 2012 in London, with Guest Speaker: Andrew Cochran, Chief Executive Officer, Dominion Petroleum: "Exploring East Africa’s Frontiers - Experiences & Lessons Learnt"
# # #
Global Pacific & Partners is a leading advisory firm inside the world upstream industry, established for over three decades with unique track record.
Global Pacific & partners, own and operate a global suite of top-quality annual management events on Africa, Asia, Latin America, Mid East, plus on the World Upstream and National Oil Companies, and provide seasoned advisory practice, allied to their worldwide and in-depth strategy briefings, high-focus research, executive club networks, online services, and daily/weekly oil and gas news provided gratis for executives on Six Continents.