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Dr. Abdoul Karim Kabèlè Camara

Dr. Abdoul Karim Kabèlè Camara

African Legal Support Facility (ALSF)
Biography

Dr. Abdoul Karim Kabèlè Camara is a Legal Counsel at the African Legal Support Facility (ALSF) hosted at the African Development Bank (AfDB). His role involves the management of advisory services of complex commercial transactions and capacity building projects of civil servants across Africa in the extractive sector.

Dr. Kabèlè Camara is an Advocate registered at the Guinean Bar. He holds an LLM degree (Diplôme d’Etude Approfondi – DEA) in Private Law from the University of Cheikh Anta Diop (Senegal); an LLM degree in African Business Community Law from the “Institut de Droit Communautaire” – IDC (Côte d’Ivoire) with distinction; and a dual LLM degree in Mineral Law and Policy and in Petroleum Taxation and Finance (with Distinction from the Centre for Energy, Petroleum and Mineral Law and Policy (CEPMLP) University of Dundee, United Kingdom. Finally he holds a PhD degree from CEPMLP on “Shared Used of Mining Infrastructure Development and Regulation in Sub-Saharan Africa”.

Dr. Kabèlè Camara is the task manager and project coordinator and member of the APLA Secretariat. He oversees the creation of the APLA platform, its content management and the training of the Legal Research Team (LRT).

Dr. Arron Tchouka Singhe

Dr. Arron Tchouka Singhe

Clausthal University of Technology
Biography

Dr. Arron Tchouka Singhe is an energy strategy expert, and key advisor to African countries on policies and strategies to maximize the benefits of exploitation of their oil & gas resources. He currently serves at Chief Oil Sector Officer at the African Development Bank and has previously held technical, managerial and business development positions in research institutions, petroleum industry and strategic management consulting. He holds a PhD and MSc in Petroleum Engineering from Clausthal University of Technology in Germany and an MBA from Robert Gordon University in the UK. He earlier obtained a first degree in Petrochemical Engineering from the Rivers State University of Sciences and Technology in Nigeria.

Arron serves as a member of the APLA Secretariat, mandated with coordinating the creation of the platform, overseeing content management, and training the Legal Research Team.

FRED KABANDA

FRED KABANDA

Makerere University
Biography

Fred Kabanda is the Manager, responsible for Extractive Resources at the African Natural Resources Centre of the African Development Bank.

Fred has formal training in petroleum engineering, geology and management. Before joining the Bank, he worked with the Government of Uganda as Assistant Commissioner in the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development. He also previously lectured in the Department of Geology and Petroleum Studies at Makerere University.

He has worked with extractive sectors for over 25 years and been involved with data acquisition, licensing, policy setting, regulation of company operations and general natural resources management.

Mr. Mohamed Stevens

Mr. Mohamed Stevens

University of Dundee
Biography

Mr. Mohamed Stevens is a Legal Counsel at African Legal Support Facility (ALSF) hosted by the African Development Bank. His role involves providing capacity building and advisory support in the energy and extractive sector to governments in the Content. He holds a Post Graduate Certificate in Petroleum Development and Operations from PETRAD – The International Programme for Petroleum Management and Administration (Stavanger, Norway). He also holds a LLM in Petroleum Law and Policy and International Dispute Resolution and Management from the Centre for Energy, Petroleum and Mineral Law and Policy (CEPMLP) University of Dundee (Scotland). He earlier obtained a Post Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice and a Graduate Diploma in Law from BPP Law School (England and Wales).

Mohamed serves as the Project Officer and a member of the APLA Secretariat, mandated with coordinating the creation of the APLA platform, overseeing content management, and training the Legal Research Team.