• Recently confirmed Gold Sponsors: Botswana Investment & Trade Centre; Jumo; BVI Finance; FSD Africa;
  • Recently confirmed Gold Sponsors: responsAbility; SBM; CDC; Proparco; IFC; BIO;
  • Recently confirmed Gold Sponsors: African Development Bank; Mauritius International Financial Centre; AFMI;
  • Recently confirmed Gold Sponsors: Frontera Capital; ens; Jersey Finance; TCX;
  • Recently confirmed Gold Sponsors: UK aid; ada microfinance; ABAX; Verdant Capital;
  • Recently confirmed Gold Sponsors: Confident Asset Management Limited; RSM; LCF Securities;
  • AFSIC 2017: 3rd - 5th May 2017, Park Plaza Riverbank, London, UK

This is Africa’s Century – Don’t Miss Out

AFSIC is the leading investment event focused on Africa’s financial services sector. The annual AFSIC, now in its 5th year, attracts financial services companies, predominantly leading Banks, Insurance Companies, Microfinance, Leasing and other regulated financial services companies from almost all parts of the African continent.

The Conference Venue is the Park Plaza, Riverbank Hotel, London. Please note that there are several Park Plaza Hotels in London.  Full details on the venue and directions on how to find it can be found on this event app under location and on the conference website:

Registration will be open on Level -2 at the Park Plaza Riverbank at the following times:

Wednesday 3rd May 2017            12.30- 17.00

Thursday 4th May 2017                07.30-17.00

Friday 5th May 2017                      08.00-16.00

The wide spread of companies from across Africa attracts a highly significant proportion of major institutional investors focused on investment into Africa, and those considering the increasing merits of doing so. These investors include Sovereign Wealth Funds, Supranational investors, listed equity and private equity investors, African regulated asset managers, alongside impact investors such as DFIs and microfinance focused investors.

In addition to major Financial Services companies and Investors AFSIC is well represented by major Dealmakers focused on Africa, such as Investment Bankers, Stockbrokers, Corporate Finance experts, Fixed Income and Debt specialists, M&A bankers many of whom attend the Meet African Dealmaker event which takes place the night prior to AFSIC (the 3rd May 2017).

AFSIC has shown continued strong annual growth in delegate numbers with 500 delegates expected to attend in 2017, and welcomed over 100 speakers in solo and moderated panel sessions in 2016.

With companies from over 30 African countries expected to attend in 2017 and 150+ speakers this is your chance to develop and nurture a robust, extremely high quality network of friends, colleagues, investors and business contacts across the continent in preparation for Africa’s continued emergence as the most exciting investment destination in the world.

We very much look forward to seeing you in London from 3th-5th May 2017, Park Plaza Riverbank, London.  Save the Date !


2017 Speakers

Chantelé CarringtonPwC UK Africa Business GroupElizabeth RossielloBitPesaJudith TysonThe Overseas Development Institute (ODI)Eugene du PlessisIZWE GroupGeert Jan SchuiteEnclude, Pan-AfricanEmmanuel WireduOffinso Rural Bank Limited, GhanaBunmi AkinremiUnited Capital, Pan-AfricanMicol PistelliUNHCRCelestin MukebaProcreditbank Congo S.AEdan YagoEpiphyteWilliam NkontchouECP Private EquityBas RekveltFMOJames MarshallEnko Capital ManagementNick WatkinsJumoThierno-Habib HannInternational Finance CorporationPaul CardoenFBN Bank UKDr. Claudius P. Bart-WilliamsPennarth Greene, Sierra LeoneLaura FoschiADAThomas L. FerréMicroVest CapitalLorna SmithBVI FinanceJoe HuxleyFSD AfricaTshidi HaganOld Mutual Emerging Markets, Sub Saharan AfricaAndrej MachacekProgression Africa, East & Southern AfricaYao GuemediOragroup SAMichael PearsonClarus InvestmentsJohn GiblingS&P Global RatingsAntti UrvasFinnfund (Finnish Fund for Industrial Development)Grant FlanaganAtria AfricaRenaud LagesseConfident Asset Management LimitedPeter HintonCapitalPlus ExchangeJohn LegatImara Asset ManagementAsad NaqviApis PartnersOmar GueyeresponsAbility InvestmentsTom Everett-HeathKrollJames Benoit CFAFMCBClive MsiphaUntu Microfinance (Private) Limited, ZimbabweMark NapierFSD AfricaDeepak MalikAriseCarlos ReyesIFC Asset Management CompanySunil Dutt BenimadhuStock Exchange of MauritiusPaddy DochertyPhoenix Africa Development CompanyBabatunde DaramolaConsolidated Hallmark Insurance Plc, NigeriaJohn Baptist RugamboCRDB Bank Plc, TanzaniaNever NyemudzoCBZ Holdings LimitedWayne Hennessy-Barrett4G Capital, KenyaFadzayi MusanhuErnst & Young LLPLaureen Kouassi-OlssonAmethis FinanceSanjiv BhasinAfrAsia BankJoseph RohmAdventis LimitedAndre KravchenkoFINCADr. Suzan Hamdy Ph.DBanque Misr, EgyptCarlos KalambayFPM SAAlexander Giorgios SotiriouCGAPIfeoma Anthonia OkekeMetro Microfinance Bank, NigeriaMaria LargeyCDCThubelihle NdlovuPortify InvestmentsPer van SwaayThe Currency Exchange Fund (TCX)Johannes FeistKfW GroupJohn-Paul CrutchleyAtlas MaraOrsolya FarkasTriple JumpK.C. LiSBM Holdings Ltd, MauritiusDavid CowanCitibankSteven DuchatelleAdvans Group, DRCYvan LegrisMSFGreg ReeveBelCash Technology Solutions PLCOmega CollocottGlobal Credit Ratings (GCR)Douglas HotoFirst Mutual Holdings LimitedDavid WhiteThe Emerging Africa Infrastructure Fund, Sub-Saharan AfricaHassan Samir FaridPrime Securities, EgyptHamou NinoucheAlgerian Insurance Company "C.A.A.T", AlgeriaThierry KoenigENSafrica, MauritiusLaure Wessemius-ChibracCordaid Investment ManagementPhilip HopkinsEquator Capital Partners LLC, AfricaMartin HeimesresponsAbility Investments AGLars KroijerAlliedCrowdsRupert McCammonAFSICSean KeoughEthiopia Investments Limited, EthiopiaHarvesh SeegolamFinancial Services Promotion Agency (FSPA)Anthony PelzShuraako, SomaliaMwombeki BareguFinancial Sector Deepening Trust, TanzaniaMaxime BouanBlueOrchard Finance LtdAbabacar DiawImpaxis Capital, SenegalKecia RustCentre for Affordable Housing Finance in AfricaChristopher J. OnajinSwedish International Development Cooperation Agency, SidaGaimin NonyaneEcobankRadoslav AlbrechtBitbondElie AlokoRobeco Institutional Asset Management (Rotterdam)Souleymane BaHelios Investment Partners LLP, Pan-AfricanRobin AmlotBanker AfricaStephane SaporresponsAbility InvestmentsMark RichardsExotixColin CurveyIFC Asset Management CompanyJames DoreeLion's Head Global Partners, Pan-AfricanZhi Yong HengTLG CapitalCharles IsingomaHofokam Ltd, UgandaBenson GasuraFBC Securities Pvt Ltd, ZimbabweGiulia PellegriniBlackRockAlain NounkeIFC, World Bank GroupMark David HerskovitsSA Taxi Development Finance Proprietary Limited, South AfricaCobus VisagieAfrica Merchant Capital, Sub-Saharan AfricaJohn KristensenSwedfund InternationalEric KumpCarlyle AfricaEmlyn Ade PalmerKeomo InvestmentsGrégoire LecomteMicrocred GroupPrashant CalcutteeaRSM MauritiusMomodou Musa JoofJaiz Takaful Insurance, NigeriaNicholas SennungiFincon Africa, UgandaNadia van de WalleInterMedia Research InstituteKeith KalyegiraCapital Markets Authority, UgandaTshephang KelatileBotswana Investment and Trade CentreJudith SantbergenTriodos Investment Management, Pan-AfricanJames DuddridgeBrian ZimunhuZimbabwe Microfinance FundArchibald ShodekeSalone Microfinance Trust, Sierra LeoneSam Bright-KaitooGalaxy Capital Ltd, GhanaAdekunle AderinolaSTACO Insurance Co. Sierra Leone ltdMichael HoelterDeutsche BankCedric Achille Mbeng MezuiAfrican Development Bank GroupChristian LimAfricInvestStefan NalletambyAfrican Development Bank Group

2017 Gold Sponsors confirmed to date 

AFSIC Gallery 2016



Park Plaza Riverbank London is a stunning 4-star deluxe hotel – perfect for business or pleasure due to its state-of-the-art facilities and impressive location. Luxury guest rooms, superb function space, fitness suite and home to the award-winning Chino Latino Pan-Asian Restaurant & Bar, Bar & Lounge.