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2016 Speakers

AFSIC is Africa’s leading financial services investment event attracting regulated financial services companies from across Africa. Some of the Speakers who confirmed for AFSIC 2016 are shown below.

Details of Speakers for AFSIC 2017 will be available in November 2016.

Lyndon-Marc Adabae
Lyndon-Marc Adabae

External Director, Dahabshiil Group

Matthias Adler
Matthias Adler

Head of Division, Infrastructure, Financial Sector West Africa and Madagascar, KfW Group, West Africa

Elie Aloko
Elie Aloko

Africa Equity Analyst, Robeco Institutional Asset Management (Rotterdam)

Robin Amlot
Robin Amlot

CEO, Banker Africa

Jan-Erik Behrens
Jan-Erik Behrens

Executive Director, Transaction Advisory Services, Ernst & Young LLP

Sunil Benimadhu
Sunil Benimadhu

Chief Executive, Stock Exchange of Mauritius

Sunil Dutt Benimadhu
Sunil Dutt Benimadhu

Chief Executive, Stock Exchange of Mauritius

Douglas Bennet
Douglas Bennet

Deputy Head, GuarantCo, Frontier Markets Fund Managers

Ilaria Benucci
Ilaria Benucci

Director, Direct Equities Team, CDC Group Plc

Daniel Berman
Daniel Berman

Head of Capital Markets, Africa, Standard Chartered

Maxime Bouan
Maxime Bouan

Regional Manager - Africa & MENA, BlueOrchard Finance Ltd

Ineke Bussemaker
Ineke Bussemaker

CEO, National Microfinance Bank PLC (NMB), Tanzania

Philip Buyskes
Philip Buyskes

CEO, Frontclear

Sarah Canetti
Sarah Canetti

Senior Investment Officer, Head of Africa and Asia, ADA Microfinance

Sam Chidoka
Sam Chidoka

Director and Head, Debt Capital Markets, Planet Capital Limited

Joseph Chikolwa
Joseph Chikolwa

Managing Director, Zambia National Building Society

Craig Churchill
Craig Churchill

Chief, Social Finance Programme, International Labour Organization

Dominic Clive
Dominic Clive

Principal, TLG Capital

Marcus Courage
Marcus Courage

CEO, AFRICAPRACTICE

Paul Cunningham
Paul Cunningham

Chief Financial Officer, Helios Investment Partners

James de la Fargue
James de la Fargue

Business Development Director, Africa Century Financial Services

Laurent Demey
Laurent Demey

Co-founder and CEO, Amethis Finance

JD Diabira
JD Diabira

CEO, Westbridge Mortgage REIT (Canada)

Adrien Diouf
Adrien Diouf

Director, Agence UMOA-Titres (AUT)

James Doree
James Doree

Managing Director, Lion's Head Global Partners, Pan-African

Karim El Hnot
Karim El Hnot

CEO, SOGECAPITAL GESTION

Najwa El Iraki
Najwa El Iraki

Head of Business Development, Casablanca Finance City Authority (CFCA)

Michael Carlo Fabbroni
Michael Carlo Fabbroni

Head of Financial Institutions Debt Africa, ResponsAbility Investments AG

Orsolya Farkas
Orsolya Farkas

Senior Equity Investment Officer, Triple Jump

Thomas L. Ferré
Thomas L. Ferré

Private Equity Manager, MicroVest Capital

Michael Fiebig
Michael Fiebig

Head of Financial Institutions Equity, Responsability Investments AG

Mark Florman
Mark Florman

Chairman, Time Partners Limited

Albert Ganyushin
Albert Ganyushin

Head of International Listings, EURONEXT

Benson Gasura
Benson Gasura

Managing Director, FBC Securities Pvt Ltd, Zimbabwe

Davis L. Gathaara
Davis L. Gathaara

Group Managing Director, Baraka Capital Limited (Rwanda)

Youcef Ghoula
Youcef Ghoula

Directeur General Adjoint, BNP Paribas Algeria

Samuel Goodacre
Samuel Goodacre

Vice President EEMEA Financials Research Analyst, Morgan Stanley

Neil Gosrani
Neil Gosrani

Director, Financial Services Group, Standard & Poor’s Ratings Services

Pierre Grandjean
Pierre Grandjean

Head of Corporate & Investor Relations, Maréchal & Associés Conseils Finance

Chris Grune
Chris Grune

Managing Director, Barani Capital

Britt Gwinner
Britt Gwinner

Head, Housing Finance, Financial Institutions Group, International Finance Corporation

Dr. Suzan Hamdy Ph.D
Dr. Suzan Hamdy Ph.D

Director of Capital Markets Group, Senior General Manager and Member of the Executive- Committee, Banque Misr, Egypt

Justus H. Hausiku
Justus H. Hausiku

Co-Founder, Quanta Insurance

Ed Higenbottam
Ed Higenbottam

Managing Director, Verdant Capital, Pan-African

Peter Hinton
Peter Hinton

CapPlus Senior Advisor, Summit Development Group, Sub-Saharan Africa

Mohamed Kalif
Mohamed Kalif

Manager, Financial Intermediation, African Development Bank (AfDB)

Harvinder Kalirai
Harvinder Kalirai

CHIEF STRATEGIST, Foreign Exchange Strategy, BCA Research

Sean Keough
Sean Keough

Managing Director – Head of Investments, Ethiopia Investments Limited, Ethiopia

Richard Ketley
Richard Ketley

Director, Genesis Analytics

Laureen Kouassi-Olsson
Laureen Kouassi-Olsson

Investment Director and Head of Financial Institutions, Amethis Finance

John Kristensen
John Kristensen

Senior Investment Manager, Head of Fund Investments, Swedfund International

Mkuzo Kuwani
Mkuzo Kuwani

Managing Director, Pan African Building Society

Christophe Lalande
Christophe Lalande

Leader, Housing Unit, UN Habitat

Brian Lawson
Brian Lawson

Economic and Financial Consultant, IHS Economics & Country Risk, I H S

Sophie Le Roy
Sophie Le Roy

Head of Banking and Capital Markets, Proparco

John Legat
John Legat

CEO and Lead Fund Manager, Imara Asset Management

Josh Levin
Josh Levin

Director, Frontier Market Banks Citi Research

Christian Lim
Christian Lim

Director, AfricInvest

Chris Low
Chris Low

Group Managing Director, Letshego Holdings Limited, Pan-African

John Lwande
John Lwande

Program Manager, African Board Fellowship, Center for Financial Inclusion, ACCION

Carole Maman
Carole Maman

Chief Investment Officer, BIO

Gavin Maxwell
Gavin Maxwell

Executive Chairman, Coolfin Partnership

Rupert McCammon
Rupert McCammon

Founder and Managing Director, AFSIC

David McEvoy
David McEvoy

Head of Institutional Relations, Trust Merchant Bank Congo

Hemal Mehta
Hemal Mehta

Investment Professional VP, Development Partners International

Lucien Moolenaar
Lucien Moolenaar

Co-Founder, Emerging Crowd Limited

Ainsley Morris
Ainsley Morris

Partner, Newid Capital

Kato Mukuru
Kato Mukuru

Head of Equity Research, Exotix

Fadzayi Musanhu
Fadzayi Musanhu

Research Analyst, Ernst & Young LLP

Gail Mwamba
Gail Mwamba

Managing Director, Private Equity Africa

Stefan Nalletamby
Stefan Nalletamby

Director, Financial Sector Development, African Development Bank Group

Mark Napier
Mark Napier

Director, FSD Africa

Asad Naqvi
Asad Naqvi

Managing Director, Apis Partners

Dr Andrew S. Nevin
Dr Andrew S. Nevin

Partner – FS Advisory Leader and Chief Economist, PwC Africa

William Nkontchou
William Nkontchou

Director, ECP Private Equity

Rogers  Augustine Nwoke
Rogers Augustine Nwoke

Chief Executive Officer, HASAL Mocrofinance Bank Limited

Karima Ola
Karima Ola

Partner, LeapFrog Investments

Alexander Omoniyi Ajayi
Alexander Omoniyi Ajayi

GMD/CEO, Financial Trust Company Nigeria Limited

Christopher J. Onajin
Christopher J. Onajin

Senior Advisor, Loans and Guarantees, Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency, Sida

Peter Onyango
Peter Onyango

Investment Manager, Financial Institutions Group, Africa, DEG

Amee Parbhoo
Amee Parbhoo

Senior Investment Officer, Accion Venture Lab

Graham Parrott
Graham Parrott

Managing Director, Ethiopia Investments Limited, Ethiopia

Valdene Reddy
Valdene Reddy

Head: Equity & Equity Derivatives, Capital Markets Division, Johannesburg Stock Exchange

Bas Rekvelt
Bas Rekvelt

Manager Financial Institutions Africa, FMO

Mark Richards
Mark Richards

Partner, Actis

Joseph Rohm
Joseph Rohm

Portfolio Manager, Investec Asset Management

John Rugambo
John Rugambo

Company Secretary and Director of Corporate Affairs, CRDB Bank Plc

Stephane Sapor
Stephane Sapor

Equity Investment Officer Africa, responsAbility Investments

Daniel Schriber
Daniel Schriber

Head of Investment Operations, Symbiotics

Andrew Schultz
Andrew Schultz

Head of Africa Sales, Investec Africa Securities

Harvesh Seegolam
Harvesh Seegolam

Chief Executive, Financial Services Promotion Agency (FSPA)

Prateek Shrivastava
Prateek Shrivastava

Global Director, Channels & Technology, Accion International

Ceasar Siwale
Ceasar Siwale

Chief Executive Officer, Pangaea Securities Limited

Nicholas Smalle
Nicholas Smalle

Director, Apis Partners

Casper Sprokel
Casper Sprokel

Head of Equity, Triodos Investment Management

Michiel Timmerman
Michiel Timmerman

Managing Partner, Mbuyu Capital Partners

Craig Townsend
Craig Townsend

Head: International Brands, MMI Holdings

Peter van der Krogt
Peter van der Krogt

Managing Partner, Financial Access

Per van Swaay
Per van Swaay

Senior Vice President, The Currency Exchange Fund (TCX)

Arnaud Ventura
Arnaud Ventura

Founder and CEO, Microcred Group

Megan Viernes
Megan Viernes

Africa Team Leader, USAID Development Credit Authority

Cobus Visagie
Cobus Visagie

Managing Director, Africa Merchant Capital, Sub-Saharan Africa

Daniel Waldron
Daniel Waldron

Digital Finance Consultant, CGAP, East Africa

Valentine Segun Whensu
Valentine Segun Whensu

CEO, Global Initiative and Microfinance Bank Limited

Chris Williamson
Chris Williamson

M-Pesa Commercial and Strategy, Principal Manager, M-Pesa

Pat Wilson
Pat Wilson

Vice-President, Quona Capital

H. John Wilson
H. John Wilson

Manager, IFC Financial institutions Group, Sub-Saharan Africa