AccessWIE enjoys mutually beneficial partnerships with organisations that share our aims and interests:


LEEG-net (Legal & Economic Empowerment Global Network) plays a catalytic role in implementing the United Nations’ 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

As a UN Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) partner, LEEG-net provides pro bono consulting services to institutions implementing or helping to implement the SDGs. Their network comprises lawyers, economists, technology/development professionals and organizations  that are interested in sharing information on the best practices of, and lessons learned in innovative rights-based approaches to promoting sustainable development at national, regional and global levels.

AccessWIE-LEEG net partnership was launched in 2020.

The Greek Energy Forum

The Greek Energy Forum (GEF) is an international energy think tank focusing on the broader energy industry of South Eastern Europe. GEF aims to utilise the know-how and invaluable expertise of its members, who hold international corporate posts and whose knowledge spans across the energy spectrum, to contribute innovative proposals to catalyse the regional growth of the industry. The forum was founded in 2013 and is headquartered in London, while also featuring branch offices in Brussels, Athens, Nicosia, Dubai and Washington DC.

AccessWIE has been collaborating with GEF on various fronts, including cooperating on joint events and supporting each other’s activities. Examples include:

  • AccessWIE participated in the 2nd ‘Energy Union Future Leaders’ academy, organised by GEF and under the auspices of the European Commission, in April 2019 in Greece. Read more.
  • AccessWIE presented the Corporate Social Responsibility Award at the Greek Energy Awards 2018 organised by GEF on 19 May 2018. Read more.
  • AccessWIE participated in the ‘Energy Union Future Leaders’ academy, organised by GEF and under the auspices of the European Commission, in November 2017 in Greece. Two AccessWIE members benefited from sponsorship to attend the event. Find out more.

The African Energy and Mining Management Initiative (AEMI)

Founded by Dr Victoria Nalule, AEMI is a leading NGO that aims to meet practical needs required for the improved management and governance of the energy and mineral sector to foster economic development in Africa. Women in Energy and Mining Empowerment Programme (WEM) is an initiative of AEMI which seeks to address the peculiar problems faced by women in the extractive industries especially those engaged in Artisanal and small-scale mining activities.

AccessWIE and AEMI collaborate on joint events and mentoring programmes.

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Women in Energy Ghana

AccessWIE helped the creation and supported the launch of Women in Energy Ghana, an initiative sponsored by Ghana Oil and Gas for Inclusive Growth (GOGIG). The journey started in 2017 when Dr Carole Nakhle gave a presentation, in Accra, on the current gender representation in the energy industry, globally, and produced a policy brief recommending a set of actions to increase the participation of women in the energy industry in Ghana. This was followed by brainstorming sessions, culminating with the launch of the group in February 2020.

Find out more >

The Windsor Energy Group

The Windsor Energy Group (WEG) is AccessWIE’s sister organization, and the collaboration between the two groups goes back to 2007, when AccessWIE was launched. WEG is chaired by Lord Howell and provides provides high-level exchanges concerning energy geopolitics, between senior figures in the public and private sectors.

AccessWIE and WEG have collaborated on several joint events, from roundtable dinner discussions to seminars. 

Due to Covid19, AccessWIE and WEG have postponed the launch of their annual retreat at Windsor Castle for 2021. More info to be shared soon.

Tunisia Women in Energy

Tunisia Women In Energy (Tunisia WIE) offers an interdisciplinary platform that aims at commemorating Tunisian and international female energy experts, who put their outstanding efforts and willingness to make a footprint in the development of the energy sector.

AccessWIE has collaborated with TunisiaWIE particularly in the area of shaping their agenda, designing their conferences’ programme and recommending speakers while promoting their events.

Young Professionals in Energy

Young Professionals in Energy (YPE) is a non-profit organisation with more than 40,000 members worldwide across 40 chapters. By providing a forum for networking and career development through social, educational and civic service opportunities, YPE aims to facilitate the advancement of young professionals in the global energy industry. YPE – London Chapter was re-launched in 2015 with the aim of creating a strong professional networking forum for young professionals in London active throughout the energy industry.