30-31 May 2017 | Africa

Meet the Speakers

Conference Chairman

Vice Admiral Mathew Quashie
Vice Admiral Mathew Quashie
Chief of the Defence Staff, Ghana Armed Forces (2013 to 2016)
President, AFSEC 17 Conference
Dr. Kamal-Deen  Ali
Dr. Kamal-Deen Ali
Executive Director, Centre for Maritime Law and Security Africa
Moderator, AFSEC 17 Conference

Confirmed 2017 Speakers:

Monsieur Charles Richard Mondjo
Minister of Defence
Republic of Congo
Vice Admiral Valentim Alberto António
Chief of Navy Staff
Angolan Navy
Rear Admiral Momar Diagne
Chief of Navy Staff
Senegalese Navy
Commodore Issah Yakubu
Chief Staff Officer
Ghana Navy
Captain Albert BADOU
Chief of Navy Staff
Armed forces of Benin
Captain Cyrille Serge Atonfack Guemo
Technical Adviser to The Minister
Cameroon Ministry of Defence
Commander Loïc Moudouma
Director of Operations
Gabon Navy
Chris Trelawny
Chris Trelawny
Special Adviser to the Secretary-General on Maritime Security and Facilitat
International Maritime Organisation
Vice Admiral (ret) Jean-Pierre Labonne
Project coordinator, Gulf of Guinea Inter-regional Network (GoGIN)
European Union
Captain (R) Phillip Heyl
The Heyl Group
Dr. Ian M. Ralby
Founder & CEO, I.R. Consilium and Nonresident Senior Fellow
The Atlantic Council
Sophie Quintin Adali
University of Portsmouth
West African Peace and Security Network
Captain (FR Navy) Loïc R. MICHEL
EU Naval Force (Somalia)
Ambassador Richard Morningstar
Chairman Global Energy Center
Atlantic Council
Alexander Stephenson
Alexander Stephenson
Director of Regional Security Conferences
Defence IQ