Contour Global CEO, Mosbacher Energy Chairman, and AES CEO to Discuss Africa's Energy Sector at CSIS

WASHINGTON, October 4, 2011—The Center for Strategic & International Studies (CSIS) and Chevron Corporation will host a discussion with Joseph Brandt, Robert A. Mosbacher Jr., and Paul Hanrahan. David Pumphrey, senior fellow and deputy director of the CSIS Energy and National Security Program, will moderate the discussion.

Introductory remarks will be made by Henrietta Fore, former USAID administrator, CSIS trustee, and Holsman International CEO, and Richard Downie, CSIS Africa Program deputy director.

Thursday, October 6th, 12:00 p.m.–1:30 p.m.
CSIS B1 Conference Center, 1800 K Street, NW

Joseph Brandt
President and CEO, ContourGlobal

Robert A. Mosbacher Jr.
Former President and CEO, Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC)
Chairman, Mosbacher Energy Company

Paul Hanrahan
President and CEO, AES Corporation

Moderated by:
David Pumphrey
Senior Fellow and Deputy Director
CSIS Energy and National Security Program

Introductory remarks by:
Henrietta H. Fore
Chairman and CEO, Holsman International

Richard Downie
Deputy Director, CSIS Africa Program
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