AFSIC Agenda- Friday 4th May 2018

Presentation Room 1

9:00 am

Accelerating Market reforms to drive portfolio investments and risk management in Africa

Chair

Speaker

  • George Asante Managing Principal & Head of Markets – Ex. SA - Absa Bank Limited, part of Barclays Africa Group

9:30 am

Ecobank Group’s ‘Roadmap to Leadership’ and Digitisation strategy

Chair

Speaker

  • Greg Davis Group Chief Financial Officer - Ecobank, All Africa

10:00 am

Paying School Fees: Lessons learnt from over a decade of investing in Africa

Chair

  • Max Bock Vice President, Sustainable Investments - Deutsche Bank AG

Speaker

10:20 am

Investing into Private Equity for African Institutions

Chair

  • Max Bock Vice President, Sustainable Investments - Deutsche Bank AG

Speaker

10:40 am

Networking Break

11:00 am

Extending financial services to rural areas in diverse African markets: a case study from the Advans Group

Chair

  • Susan Mboya Principal and International Advisor - Navigators Global

Speakers

11:20 am

New way to finance Microfinance Banks

Chair

  • Susan Mboya Principal and International Advisor - Navigators Global

Speaker

11:40 am

Panel: Jersey’s value to Africa

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This session will explore Jersey’s role in bridging Africa’s investment gap while also explaining what Jersey has to offer African clients and those looking to do business on the continent.

Moderator

  • Allan Wood Business Development Director - Africa - Jersey Finance

Speakers

  • Gavin Wilkins Client Relationship Director and Group Head of Intermediaries - Minerva Trust Company, All Africa
  • Stephen Whale Group Director - Private Wealth Services (Jersey) - JTC, All Africa
  • James Bryant Director, Head of Operations Funds (Jersey) - Highvern, All Africa
  • Mitesh Patelia Corporate Finance Partner (London) - Crowe Clark Whitehill, All Africa

12:10 pm

Panel: The African Insurance Sector – Investment considerations

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Opportunities created through consolidation; Tech and innovation distribution channels as key drivers for the growth of the insurance industry; The growth of Microinsurance as an alternative to conven...

Moderator

Speakers

12:50 pm

Lunch

2:00 pm

Panel: Alternative Financing Models – What are the options?

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An examination of the options for raising capital away from traditional banks, and public markets; Crowd funding investment for small and medium enterprises; The role of digital deal origination and p...

Moderator

Speakers

2:40 pm

Panel: The Changing Face of Financial Services

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Innovative ways Banks can play in Africa through: Fintechs Savings and investments Cash management, incl. retail Trade Finance Regional Banking partnerships

Moderator

  • Nothando Ndebele Managing Director & Head of Financial Institutions Group - Absa Bank Limited, part of Barclays Africa Group

Speakers

  • Robert Zegers Chief Investment Officer/Venture Capital Coordinator - African Development Bank, All Africa
  • Jorge Ruiz CEO & Founder - above & beyond, All Africa
  • Rutendo Hlatshwayo Head of Legal - I-Pay Secure Payment Pty Ltd, South Africa
  • Marsha Wulff Managing Member - LoftyInc Afropreneurs Fund, LLC, Nigeria
  • Jonathan Gigin Senior Financial Sector Specialist / Regional Progam Manager - International Finance Corporation, Sub-Saharan Africa

3:20 pm

Channelling international funding to empower local taxi entrepreneurs

Chair

  • Dan Zook Director of Investments - ISF Advisors, Sub-Saharan Africa

Speaker

3:40 pm

Session Ends

Presentation Room 2

9:00 am

Mauritius as a Gateway for Investment into Africa

Chair

Speaker

  • K.C. Li Group Chairman - SBM Holdings Ltd, Mauritius

9:30 am

Keynote Solo

Chair

Speaker

  • David Ekabouma Head of Business Development - The African Guarantee Fund, Kenya

10:00 am

Investing in financial inclusion – evolving business models

Chair

Speaker

  • Stanley Anyetei Investment Officer - Triodos Investment Management, All Africa

10:20 am

Building a world-class securities exchange in a frontier market

Chair

Speaker

10:40 am

Networking Break

11:00 am

Artificial Intelligence for the African financial sector

Chair

  • Cobus Visagie Chief Executive Officer - Africa Merchant Capital Ltd, Sub-Saharan Africa

Speaker

11:20 am

USAID’s Development Credit Authority: Mobilizing Private Capital in Africa

Chair

  • Cobus Visagie Chief Executive Officer - Africa Merchant Capital Ltd, Sub-Saharan Africa

Speaker

  • Jesse Corradi Head of Africa - USAID Development Credit Authority, All Africa

11:40 am

ADA: responding to the new need of investors, equity, debt and technical assistance

Chair

  • Cobus Visagie Chief Executive Officer - Africa Merchant Capital Ltd, Sub-Saharan Africa

Speaker

12:00 pm

Panel Sponsored by CGAP: From millions to billions: The growing investment opportunities in PAYGo solar and other asset financing companies

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Opportunities and challenges to investing in this emerging sector, using recent transactions as case studies; How digital technology is making it possible to provide financing for low-income household...

Moderator

Speakers

  • Charlotte Ward Senior Partner & Chief Operating Officer - AHL Ventures
  • Nick Hughes Chief Product Officer and Co-Founder - M-KOPA Solar
  • Sarga Coulibaly Head of Modeling for Securitization Americas - Credit Agricole CIB
  • Daniel Goldfarb CEO & Co-Founder - Lendable Inc, Sub-Saharan Africa

12:50 pm

Lunch

2:00 pm

Private Equity

Chair

  • Jack Knellinger Co-Founder & Principal - Capria Ventures, Latin America, Africa, South Asia

Speaker

  • David Webb Managing Partner & CIO - Frontier & Emerging Markets Development Partners LLP

2:20 pm

African corporates: Margins that excite

Chair

  • Jack Knellinger Co-Founder & Principal - Capria Ventures, Latin America, Africa, South Asia

Speaker

  • Jonathan Kruger Portfolio Manager & Director - Adventis, Africa excluding South Africa

2:40 pm

Investment opportunity in innovative housing solutions in Africa

Chair

  • Jack Knellinger Co-Founder & Principal - Capria Ventures, Latin America, Africa, South Asia

Speaker

  • Andrew Chimphondah Chief Executive Officer - Housing Investment Partners (Pty) Ltd, South Africa

3:00 pm

Panel: Investment opportunities in Africa’s housing finance sector

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Housing finance is relatively undeveloped in Africa; The demographic shift away from informal housing, and the opportunities and risks presented Is Africa set for a housing bull market? Building the m...

Moderator

  • Rob Kelso Chief Operating Officer - SA Home Loans, South Africa

Speakers

  • Andrew Chimphondah Chief Executive Officer - Housing Investment Partners (Pty) Ltd, South Africa
  • Jarri Jung Regional Manager Africa & Middle East - Triple Jump, Africa & Middle East

3:40 pm

Session Ends