2017 Speakers

AFSIC is Africa's leading financial services investment event attracting regulated financial services companies from across Africa. If you would like to make a Speaker or Panellist submission for AFSIC 2018 please go to the Speaker Submission page on this website. Submission Speakers for AFSIC 2018 will be announced in November 2017. The Speakers from last year's AFSIC 2017 are listed below.

Adekunle Aderinola

Managing Director

STACO Insurance Co. Sierra Leone ltd

Bunmi Akinremi

Deputy Group CEO/MD, Investment Banking

United Capital, Pan-African

Radoslav Albrecht

Founder & CEO

Bitbond

Elie Aloko

Africa Equity Analyst

Robeco Institutional Asset Management (Rotterdam)

Albert Alsina

CEO and Managing Partner

Mediterrania Capital Partners

Robin Amlot

CEO

Banker Africa

Collins Amponsah-Mensah

Council Chair

Ghana Microfinance Institutions Network (GHAMFIN)

Souleymane Ba

Partner

Helios Investment Partners LLP, Pan-African

Tshepiso Bakwadi

Dealing and Trading Manager

Motswedi Securities, Botswana

Guillaume Barberousse

Responsable Banques et Marchés Financiers – Head of FI

Proparco

Mwombeki Baregu

Head of Agriculture and Rural Finance

Financial Sector Deepening Trust, Tanzania

Dr. Claudius P. Bart-Williams

Group Chief Executive

Pennarth Greene, Sierra Leone

Jan-Erik Behrens

Executive Director, Transaction Advisory Services

Ernst & Young LLP

Charles Belanger

Business Development Manager for Africa

Business Finance Consulting (BFC)

Sunil Dutt Benimadhu

Chief Executive

Stock Exchange of Mauritius

Sanjiv Bhasin

CEO

AfrAsia Bank

Maxime Bouan

Regional Manager - Africa & MENA

BlueOrchard Finance Ltd

Sam Bright-Kaitoo

Chief Executive Officer

Galaxy Capital Ltd, Ghana

Prashant Calcutteea

Lead Audit & Advisory Partner

RSM Mauritius

Paul Cardoen

CEO

FBN Bank UK

Chantelé Carrington

COO

PwC UK Africa Business Group

Sidhartha Choudhury

Senior Underwriter, Finance and Capital Markets

Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency, World Bank Group

Omega Collocott

Head of Financial Institution Ratings

Global Credit Ratings (GCR)

David Cowan

Managing Director and Africa Economist

Citibank

John-Paul Crutchley

Head of Investor Relations

Atlas Mara

Colin Curvey

Co-Head, IFC African, Latin American & Caribbean Fund

IFC Asset Management Company

Babatunde Daramola

Executive Director Finance, Systems and Investments

Consolidated Hallmark Insurance Plc, Nigeria

Deepak Dave

Head of East Africa

Adventis Limited

Keith Davies

CFO

Zoona, Southern and Central Africa

Ababacar Diaw

Director

Impaxis Capital, Senegal

Christoph Diehl

Member of Management Board

AccessHolding

Paddy Docherty

CEO

Phoenix Africa Development Company

James Doree

Managing Director

Lion's Head Global Partners, Pan-African

Eugene du Plessis

Head of Capital

IZWE Group

Steven Duchatelle

Deputy CEO - Operations

Advans Group, DRC

James Duddridge

Former Minister for Africa, UK

Patrick Duff

Director of Investments

Leapfrog Investments

Karim El Hnot

CEO

Sogécapital Gestion

Tom Everett-Heath

Regional Managing Director for EMEA

Kroll

Kadi Fadika-Coulibaly

CEO & Managing Director

SGI Hudson & Cie, Ivory Coast

Hassan Samir Farid

Managing Director

Prime Securities, Egypt

Orsolya Farkas

Senior Equity Investment Officer

Triple Jump

Johannes Feist

Head of Division, Financial Sector Southern Africa & Regional Funds

KfW Group

Thomas L. Ferré

Private Equity Manager

MicroVest Capital

Grant Flanagan

CEO

Atria Africa

Laura Foschi

Deputy Director

ADA

Alain Gahama

Chief Executive Officer

Alasso Surl

Benson Gasura

Managing Director

FBC Securities Pvt Ltd, Zimbabwe

John Gibling

Managing Director

S&P Global Ratings

Yao Guemedi

Head of Legal, Compliance, CSR and Corporate Ethics

Oragroup SA

Omar Gueye

Senior Investment Officer

responsAbility Investments

Eric V. Guichard

Chief Executive Officer

Homestrings

Sanjeev Gupta

Executive Director & Head of Financial Services

Africa Finance Corporation, Nigeria

Tshidi Hagan

Senior Investment Analyst, Africa Strategic Investment Fund

Old Mutual Emerging Markets, Sub Saharan Africa

Dr. Suzan Hamdy Ph.D

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

Banque Misr, Egypt

Thierno-Habib Hann

Senior Housing Finance Regional Lead, Sub-Saharan Africa

International Finance Corporation

Martin Heimes

Head Financial Institutions Debt Financing

responsAbility Investments AG

Zhi Yong Heng

Portfolio Manager

TLG Capital

Wayne Hennessy-Barrett

Founder & CEO

4G Capital, Kenya

Mark David Herskovits

Capital Markets Director

SA Taxi Development Finance Proprietary Limited, South Africa

Ed Higenbottam

Managing Director

Verdant Capital, Pan-African

Peter Hinton

Co-Lead, Affordable Education Finance

CapitalPlus Exchange

Michael Hoelter

Director & Portfolio Manager

Deutsche Bank

Philip Hopkins

Director of Investments, Africa

Equator Capital Partners LLC, Africa

Douglas Hoto

Group Chief Executive Officer

First Mutual Holdings Limited

Thierry Hugnin

Co Founder and Managing Partner

Kibo Capital Partners, Mauritius

Joe Huxley

Regional Coordinator

FSD Africa

Charles Isingoma

General Manager

Hofokam Ltd, Uganda

Aly-Khan Jamal

Partner

Dalberg, London

Momodou Musa Joof

Managing Director/CEO

Jaiz Takaful Insurance, Nigeria

Carlos Kalambay

Managing Director

FPM SA

Keith Kalyegira

Chief Executive Officer

Capital Markets Authority, Uganda

Jito Kayumba

Partner

Kukula Capital Plc, Zambia

Tshephang Kelatile

Director, Investment Promotion

Botswana Investment and Trade Centre

Sean Keough

Managing Director – Head of Investments

Ethiopia Investments Limited, Ethiopia

Boikanyo Kgosidintsi

Group Head of Investor Relations

Letshego Holdings Limited

Thierry Koenig

Director

ENSafrica, Mauritius

Laureen Kouassi-Olsson

Investment Director and Head of Financial Institutions

Amethis Finance

John Kristensen

Senior Investment Manager, Head of Fund Investments

Swedfund International

Lars Kroijer

Managing Director

AlliedCrowds

Eric Kump

Managing Director

Carlyle Africa

Renaud Lagesse

Managing Director

Confident Asset Management Limited

Maria Largey

Head of the Financial Institutions

CDC

Grégoire Lecomte

Group Head of Treasury

Microcred Group

John Legat

CEO and Lead Fund Manager

Imara Asset Management

Yvan Legris

International Board Treasurer

MSF

K.C. Li

Group Chairman

SBM Holdings Ltd, Mauritius

Christian Lim

Director

AfricInvest

Rajiv Lutchmiah

Co-­Founder/ CEO

LCF Securities Ltd

Andrej Machacek

Co-Founder & Managing Partner

Progression Africa, East & Southern Africa

Ashwin Mahabaleswara CFA, CIM

Director - Debt Investments  |  RM - Asia, Africa and the Middle East

DWM Asset Management, LLC, Pan-African

Deepak Malik

CEO

Arise

James Marshall

Senior Portfolio Manager

Enko Capital Management

Nicole Maske

Chief Executive Officer

Eos Capital (Pty) Ltd, Namibia

Cedric Achille Mbeng Mezui

Coordinator African Financial Markets Initiative (AFMI)

African Development Bank Group

Cedric Achille Mbeng Mezui

Coordinator African Financial Markets Initiative (AFMI)

African Development Bank Group

Rupert McCammon

Founder and Managing Director

AFSIC

Dr. Kupukile Mlambo

Deputy Governor

Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe

Denis Moniotte

Chief Innovation Officer & CTO

Baobab by Microcred, Pan-African

Clive Msipha

CEO

Untu Microfinance (Private) Limited, Zimbabwe

Celestin Mukeba

CEO

Procreditbank Congo S.A

Frank Nagel

Director, Advisory Services

Rabo International Advisory Services

Stefan Nalletamby

Director, Financial Sector Development

African Development Bank Group

Mark Napier

Director

FSD Africa

Asad Naqvi

Managing Director

Apis Partners

Thubelihle Ndlovu

Managing Director

Portify Investments

Hamou Ninouche

Senior Insurance Executive

Algerian Insurance Company "C.A.A.T", Algeria

William Nkontchou

Director

ECP Private Equity

Elizabeth Nkukuu

Senior Partner & Chief Investments Officer

Cytonn Investments, Kenya

Gaimin Nonyane

Head, Economic Research

Ecobank

Alain Nounke

Manager, Financial Institutions, Sub-Saharan Africa

IFC, World Bank Group

Kenny Nwosu

CEO

Norsad Finance Limited

Never Nyemudzo

Group Chief Executive Officer

CBZ Holdings Limited

Ifeoma Anthonia Okeke

Manager Treasury and Deposit Mobilization

Metro Microfinance Bank, Nigeria

Christopher J. Onajin

Senior Advisor, Loans and Guarantees

Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency, Sida

Emlyn Ade Palmer

Founder

Keomo Investments

Michael Pearson

Founder and CEO

Clarus Investments

Giulia Pellegrini

Portfolio Manager

BlackRock

Anthony Pelz

Acting Director

Shuraako, Somalia

Micol Pistelli

Credit Guarantee Facility Expert

UNHCR

Dr. Vicente Pons

Managing Principal

Frontera Capital

Mustafa Rawji

Deputy Managing Director

Rawbank

Greg Reeve

Non Executive Director

BelCash Technology Solutions PLC

Bas Rekvelt

Manager Financial Institutions Africa

FMO

Carlos Reyes

Principal

IFC Asset Management Company

Mark Richards

Chairman

Exotix

Joseph Rohm

Managing Director

Adventis Limited

Elizabeth Rossiello

CEO and Co-Founder

BitPesa

John Baptist Rugambo

Company Secretary and Director of Corporate Affairs

CRDB Bank Plc, Tanzania

Kecia Rust

Executive Director and Founder

Centre for Affordable Housing Finance in Africa

Manzi Rwegasira

Senior Manager Strategy & Special Projects

National Microfinance Bank PLC (NMB), Tanzania

Judith Santbergen

Senior Investment Officer

Triodos Investment Management, Pan-African

Stephane Sapor

Equity Investment Officer Africa

responsAbility Investments

Geert Jan Schuite

Global Head, Outcomes Management and Strategy

Enclude, Pan-African

Frank Schütte

CEO

MobiLife Ltd, South Africa

Harvesh Seegolam

Chief Executive

Financial Services Promotion Agency (FSPA)

Nicholas Sennungi

Director, Knowledge

Fincon Africa, Uganda

Archibald Shodeke

Managing Director

Salone Microfinance Trust, Sierra Leone

Lorna Smith

Interim Executive Director

BVI Finance

Alexander Giorgios Sotiriou

Financial Sector Specialist

CGAP

Judith Tyson

Research Fellow

The Overseas Development Institute (ODI)

Antti Urvas

Associate Director

Finnfund (Finnish Fund for Industrial Development)

Nadia van de Walle

Senior Research Manager

InterMedia Research Institute

Per van Swaay

Senior Vice President

The Currency Exchange Fund (TCX)

Cobus Visagie

Managing Director

Africa Merchant Capital, Sub-Saharan Africa

Richard Wangwe

Head Agribusiness Uganda

Stanbic Bank Uganda Ltd, Uganda

Tracey Webb

Vice President, Structured Finance & Insurance

OPIC

Laure Wessemius-Chibrac

Managing Director

Cordaid Investment Management

David White

Chairman

The Emerging Africa Infrastructure Fund, Sub-Saharan Africa

Emmanuel Wiredu

Assistant General Manager

Offinso Rural Bank Limited, Ghana

Edan Yago

CEO

Epiphyte

Brian Zimunhu

Managing Director

Zimbabwe Microfinance Fund