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  • AFSIC 2017: 3rd - 5th May 2017, Park Plaza Riverbank, London, UK

2017 Speakers

AFSIC is Africa’s leading financial services investment event attracting regulated financial services companies from across Africa. Speakers confirmed to date for AFSIC 2017 are shown below.

Adekunle Aderinola
Adekunle Aderinola

Managing Director, STACO Insurance Co. Sierra Leone ltd

Bunmi Akinremi
Bunmi Akinremi

Deputy Group CEO/MD, Investment Banking, United Capital, Pan-African

Radoslav Albrecht
Radoslav Albrecht

Founder & CEO, Bitbond

Elie Aloko
Elie Aloko

Africa Equity Analyst, Robeco Institutional Asset Management (Rotterdam)

Albert Alsina
Albert Alsina

CEO and Managing Partner, Mediterrania Capital Partners

Robin Amlot
Robin Amlot

CEO, Banker Africa

Collins Amponsah-Mensah
Collins Amponsah-Mensah

Council Chair, Ghana Microfinance Institutions Network (GHAMFIN)

Souleymane Ba
Souleymane Ba

Partner, Helios Investment Partners LLP, Pan-African

Tshepiso Bakwadi
Tshepiso Bakwadi

Dealing and Trading Manager, Motswedi Securities, Botswana

Guillaume Barberousse
Guillaume Barberousse

Responsable Banques et Marchés Financiers – Head of FI, Proparco

Mwombeki Baregu
Mwombeki Baregu

Head of Agriculture and Rural Finance, Financial Sector Deepening Trust, Tanzania

Dr. Claudius P. Bart-Williams
Dr. Claudius P. Bart-Williams

Group Chief Executive, Pennarth Greene, Sierra Leone

Jan-Erik Behrens
Jan-Erik Behrens

Executive Director, Transaction Advisory Services, Ernst & Young LLP

Charles Belanger
Charles Belanger

Business Development Manager for Africa, Business Finance Consulting (BFC)

Sunil Dutt Benimadhu
Sunil Dutt Benimadhu

Chief Executive, Stock Exchange of Mauritius

Sanjiv Bhasin
Sanjiv Bhasin

CEO, AfrAsia Bank

Maxime Bouan
Maxime Bouan

Regional Manager - Africa & MENA, BlueOrchard Finance Ltd

Sam Bright-Kaitoo
Sam Bright-Kaitoo

Chief Executive Officer, Galaxy Capital Ltd, Ghana

Prashant Calcutteea
Prashant Calcutteea

Lead Audit & Advisory Partner, RSM Mauritius

Paul Cardoen
Paul Cardoen

CEO, FBN Bank UK

Chantelé Carrington
Chantelé Carrington

COO, PwC UK Africa Business Group

Sidhartha Choudhury
Sidhartha Choudhury

Senior Underwriter, Finance and Capital Markets, Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency, World Bank Group

Omega Collocott
Omega Collocott

Head of Financial Institution Ratings, Global Credit Ratings (GCR)

David Cowan
David Cowan

Managing Director and Africa Economist, Citibank

John-Paul Crutchley
John-Paul Crutchley

Head of Investor Relations, Atlas Mara

Colin Curvey
Colin Curvey

Co-Head, IFC African, Latin American & Caribbean Fund, IFC Asset Management Company

Babatunde Daramola
Babatunde Daramola

Executive Director Finance, Systems and Investments, Consolidated Hallmark Insurance Plc, Nigeria

Deepak Dave
Deepak Dave

Head of East Africa, Adventis Limited

Keith Davies
Keith Davies

CFO, Zoona, Southern and Central Africa

Ababacar Diaw
Ababacar Diaw

Director, Impaxis Capital, Senegal

Christoph Diehl
Christoph Diehl

Member of Management Board, AccessHolding

Paddy Docherty
Paddy Docherty

CEO, Phoenix Africa Development Company

James Doree
James Doree

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

Eugene du Plessis
Eugene du Plessis

Head of Capital, IZWE Group

Steven Duchatelle
Steven Duchatelle

Deputy CEO - Operations, Advans Group, DRC

James Duddridge
James Duddridge

Former Minister for Africa, UK

Patrick Duff
Patrick Duff

Director of Investments, Leapfrog Investments

Karim El Hnot
Karim El Hnot

CEO, Sogécapital Gestion

Tom Everett-Heath
Tom Everett-Heath

Regional Managing Director for EMEA, Kroll

Kadi Fadika-Coulibaly
Kadi Fadika-Coulibaly

CEO & Managing Director, SGI Hudson & Cie, Ivory Coast

Hassan Samir Farid
Hassan Samir Farid

Managing Director, Prime Securities, Egypt

Orsolya Farkas
Orsolya Farkas

Senior Equity Investment Officer, Triple Jump

Johannes Feist
Johannes Feist

Head of Division, Financial Sector Southern Africa & Regional Funds, KfW Group

Thomas L. Ferré
Thomas L. Ferré

Private Equity Manager, MicroVest Capital

Grant Flanagan
Grant Flanagan

CEO, Atria Africa

Laura Foschi
Laura Foschi

Deputy Director, ADA

Alain Gahama
Alain Gahama

Chief Executive Officer, Alasso Surl

Benson Gasura
Benson Gasura

Managing Director, FBC Securities Pvt Ltd, Zimbabwe

John Gibling
John Gibling

Managing Director, S&P Global Ratings

Yao Guemedi
Yao Guemedi

Head of Legal, Compliance, CSR and Corporate Ethics, Oragroup SA

Omar Gueye
Omar Gueye

Senior Investment Officer, responsAbility Investments

Eric V. Guichard
Eric V. Guichard

Chief Executive Officer, Homestrings

Sanjeev Gupta
Sanjeev Gupta

Executive Director & Head of Financial Services, Africa Finance Corporation, Nigeria

Tshidi Hagan
Tshidi Hagan

Senior Investment Analyst, Africa Strategic Investment Fund, Old Mutual Emerging Markets, Sub Saharan Africa

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

Thierno-Habib Hann
Thierno-Habib Hann

Senior Housing Finance Regional Lead, Sub-Saharan Africa, International Finance Corporation

Martin Heimes
Martin Heimes

Head Financial Institutions Debt Financing, responsAbility Investments AG

Zhi Yong Heng
Zhi Yong Heng

Portfolio Manager, TLG Capital

Wayne Hennessy-Barrett
Wayne Hennessy-Barrett

Founder & CEO, 4G Capital, Kenya

Mark David Herskovits
Mark David Herskovits

Capital Markets Director, SA Taxi Development Finance Proprietary Limited, South Africa

Ed Higenbottam
Ed Higenbottam

Managing Director, Verdant Capital, Pan-African

Peter Hinton
Peter Hinton

Co-Lead, Affordable Education Finance, CapitalPlus Exchange

Michael Hoelter
Michael Hoelter

Director & Portfolio Manager, Deutsche Bank

Philip Hopkins
Philip Hopkins

Director of Investments, Africa, Equator Capital Partners LLC, Africa

Douglas Hoto
Douglas Hoto

Group Chief Executive Officer, First Mutual Holdings Limited

Thierry Hugnin
Thierry Hugnin

Co Founder and Managing Partner, Kibo Capital Partners, Mauritius

Joe Huxley
Joe Huxley

Regional Coordinator, FSD Africa

Charles Isingoma
Charles Isingoma

General Manager, Hofokam Ltd, Uganda

Aly-Khan Jamal
Aly-Khan Jamal

Partner, Dalberg, London

Momodou Musa Joof
Momodou Musa Joof

Managing Director/CEO, Jaiz Takaful Insurance, Nigeria

Carlos Kalambay
Carlos Kalambay

Managing Director, FPM SA

Keith Kalyegira
Keith Kalyegira

Chief Executive Officer, Capital Markets Authority, Uganda

Jito Kayumba
Jito Kayumba

Partner, Kukula Capital Plc, Zambia

Tshephang Kelatile
Tshephang Kelatile

Director, Investment Promotion, Botswana Investment and Trade Centre

Sean Keough
Sean Keough

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

Boikanyo Kgosidintsi
Boikanyo Kgosidintsi

Group Head of Investor Relations, Letshego Holdings Limited

Thierry Koenig
Thierry Koenig

Director, ENSafrica, Mauritius

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

Lars Kroijer
Lars Kroijer

Managing Director, AlliedCrowds

Eric Kump
Eric Kump

Managing Director, Carlyle Africa

Renaud Lagesse
Renaud Lagesse

Managing Director, Confident Asset Management Limited

Maria Largey
Maria Largey

Head of the Financial Institutions, CDC

Grégoire Lecomte
Grégoire Lecomte

Group Head of Treasury, Microcred Group

John Legat
John Legat

CEO and Lead Fund Manager, Imara Asset Management

Yvan Legris
Yvan Legris

International Board Treasurer, MSF

K.C. Li
K.C. Li

Group Chairman, SBM Holdings Ltd, Mauritius

Christian Lim
Christian Lim

Director, AfricInvest

Rajiv Lutchmiah
Rajiv Lutchmiah

Co-­Founder/ CEO, LCF Securities Ltd

Andrej Machacek
Andrej Machacek

Co-Founder & Managing Partner, Progression Africa, East & Southern Africa

Ashwin Mahabaleswara CFA, CIM
Ashwin Mahabaleswara CFA, CIM

Director - Debt Investments  |  RM - Asia, Africa and the Middle East, DWM Asset Management, LLC, Pan-African

Deepak Malik
Deepak Malik

CEO, Arise

James Marshall
James Marshall

Senior Portfolio Manager, Enko Capital Management

Nicole Maske
Nicole Maske

Chief Executive Officer, Eos Capital (Pty) Ltd, Namibia

Cedric Achille Mbeng Mezui
Cedric Achille Mbeng Mezui

Coordinator African Financial Markets Initiative (AFMI), African Development Bank Group

Rupert McCammon
Rupert McCammon

Founder and Managing Director, AFSIC

Dr. Kupukile Mlambo
Dr. Kupukile Mlambo

Deputy Governor, Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe

Denis Moniotte
Denis Moniotte

Chief Innovation Officer & CTO, Baobab by Microcred, Pan-African

Clive Msipha
Clive Msipha

CEO, Untu Microfinance (Private) Limited, Zimbabwe

Celestin Mukeba
Celestin Mukeba

CEO, Procreditbank Congo S.A

Fadzayi Musanhu
Fadzayi Musanhu

Research Analyst, Ernst & Young LLP

Frank Nagel
Frank Nagel

Director, Advisory Services, Rabo International Advisory Services

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

Thubelihle Ndlovu
Thubelihle Ndlovu

Managing Director, Portify Investments

Hamou Ninouche
Hamou Ninouche

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

William Nkontchou
William Nkontchou

Director, ECP Private Equity

Elizabeth Nkukuu
Elizabeth Nkukuu

Senior Partner & Chief Investments Officer, Cytonn Investments, Kenya

Gaimin Nonyane
Gaimin Nonyane

Head, Economic Research, Ecobank

Alain Nounke
Alain Nounke

Manager, Financial Institutions, Sub-Saharan Africa, IFC, World Bank Group

Kenny Nwosu
Kenny Nwosu

CEO, Norsad Finance Limited

Never Nyemudzo
Never Nyemudzo

Group Chief Executive Officer, CBZ Holdings Limited

Ifeoma Anthonia Okeke
Ifeoma Anthonia Okeke

Manager Treasury and Deposit Mobilization, Metro Microfinance Bank, Nigeria

Christopher J. Onajin
Christopher J. Onajin

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

Emlyn Ade Palmer
Emlyn Ade Palmer

Founder, Keomo Investments

Michael Pearson
Michael Pearson

Founder and CEO, Clarus Investments

Giulia Pellegrini
Giulia Pellegrini

Portfolio Manager, BlackRock

Anthony Pelz
Anthony Pelz

Acting Director, Shuraako, Somalia

Micol Pistelli
Micol Pistelli

Credit Guarantee Facility Expert, UNHCR

Dr. Vicente Pons
Dr. Vicente Pons

Managing Principal, Frontera Capital

Mustafa Rawji
Mustafa Rawji

Deputy Managing Director, Rawbank

Greg Reeve
Greg Reeve

Non Executive Director, BelCash Technology Solutions PLC

Bas Rekvelt
Bas Rekvelt

Manager Financial Institutions Africa, FMO

Carlos Reyes
Carlos Reyes

Principal, IFC Asset Management Company

Mark Richards
Mark Richards

Chairman, Exotix

Joseph Rohm
Joseph Rohm

Managing Director, Adventis Limited

Elizabeth Rossiello
Elizabeth Rossiello

CEO and Co-Founder, BitPesa

John Baptist Rugambo
John Baptist Rugambo

Company Secretary and Director of Corporate Affairs, CRDB Bank Plc, Tanzania

Kecia Rust
Kecia Rust

Executive Director and Founder, Centre for Affordable Housing Finance in Africa

Manzi Rwegasira
Manzi Rwegasira

Senior Manager Strategy & Special Projects, National Microfinance Bank PLC (NMB), Tanzania

Judith Santbergen
Judith Santbergen

Senior Investment Officer, Triodos Investment Management, Pan-African

Stephane Sapor
Stephane Sapor

Equity Investment Officer Africa, responsAbility Investments

Geert Jan Schuite
Geert Jan Schuite

Global Head, Outcomes Management and Strategy, Enclude, Pan-African

Frank Schütte
Frank Schütte

CEO, MobiLife Ltd, South Africa

Harvesh Seegolam
Harvesh Seegolam

Chief Executive, Financial Services Promotion Agency (FSPA)

Nicholas Sennungi
Nicholas Sennungi

Director, Knowledge, Fincon Africa, Uganda

Archibald Shodeke
Archibald Shodeke

Managing Director, Salone Microfinance Trust, Sierra Leone

Lorna Smith
Lorna Smith

Interim Executive Director, BVI Finance

Alexander Giorgios Sotiriou
Alexander Giorgios Sotiriou

Financial Sector Specialist, CGAP

Judith Tyson
Judith Tyson

Research Fellow, The Overseas Development Institute (ODI)

Antti Urvas
Antti Urvas

Associate Director, Finnfund (Finnish Fund for Industrial Development)

Nadia van de Walle
Nadia van de Walle

Senior Research Manager, InterMedia Research Institute

Per van Swaay
Per van Swaay

Senior Vice President, The Currency Exchange Fund (TCX)

Cobus Visagie
Cobus Visagie

Managing Director, Africa Merchant Capital, Sub-Saharan Africa

Richard Wangwe
Richard Wangwe

Head Agribusiness Uganda, Stanbic Bank Uganda Ltd, Uganda

Nick Watkins
Nick Watkins

CFO, Jumo

Tracey Webb
Tracey Webb

Vice President, Structured Finance & Insurance, OPIC

Laure Wessemius-Chibrac
Laure Wessemius-Chibrac

Managing Director, Cordaid Investment Management

David White
David White

Chairman, The Emerging Africa Infrastructure Fund, Sub-Saharan Africa

Emmanuel Wiredu
Emmanuel Wiredu

Assistant General Manager, Offinso Rural Bank Limited, Ghana

Edan Yago
Edan Yago

CEO, Epiphyte

Brian Zimunhu
Brian Zimunhu

Managing Director, Zimbabwe Microfinance Fund

Paul Szkiler
Paul Szkiler

CEO, Truestone Impact Investement Management