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East Africa Energy, Oil & Gas Summit 

Radisson Blu Hotel, Nairobi Upper Hill, Kenya

NOC Kenya


EAOGS title

Osam Iyahen

Mr Osam Iyahen

Director, Africa Finance Corporation (AFC)

Osam Iyahen is a Director at AFC. He is responsible for the Natural Resources sector where he leads client coverage, transaction origination, in addition to providing technical advisory in deal execution. He has over a decade of international energy finance experience, including involvement in multi-billion dollar development projects with international institutions including involvement in multi-billion dollar development projects with international institutions.

He has led AFC in developing a rapidly expanding oil and gas sector franchise in Sub Saharan-Africa, with over $650M valued landmark transactions in final credit and investment approvals in the last 8 years approved and executed by the Corporation, with leading sponsors seeking to undertake financing transactions in the oil, gas, mining and associated infrastructure space.

Osam obtained his MBA from the Johnson School of Management Cornell University (Johnson School of Management) in New York State. He is bilingual, and has presented and moderated various topics at international oil & gas, mining and infrastructure conferences.

Participant Testimonials

  • I wish to commend the organisers of EAOGS for bringing together eminent persons and experts to discuss issues affecting the oil and gas industry in Africa
    H.E. Dr. Omar Farouk Ibrahim
    Secretary General, African Petroleum Producers’ Organization
  • These conferences are very important to all of us involved in the industry to interact, exchange ideas and to learn from one another on what is happening... what is happening in the industry in Africa more importantly
    Florival Mucave
    President, Mozambique Oil & Gas Chamber
  • East Africa is an energy province so this summit is timely considering that East Africa's gas is entering the exploration and production phase
    John Ego
    Manager, Exploration National Oil Corporation of Kenya
  • "The content was very good and very relevant at this formative stage. I’m very grateful to the organisers and I will definitely be back next year"
    James Mureu
    Former Chairman of the Board at Kenya National Chamber of Commerce & Industry