AFSIC Agenda – Wednesday 2nd May 2018

Presentation Room 1

1:50 pm

Opening Remarks

Speaker

2:00 pm

The Role Financial Services and Partnerships should play in Advancing Africa’s Development

Chair

Speaker

  • Temi Ofong Co-Chief Executive: Corporate and Investment Banking - Absa Bank Limited, part of Barclays Africa Group

2:20 pm

Panel: Investment Opportunities in North Africa

Moderator

Speakers

  • Najwa El Iraki Managing Partner - AfricaDev Consulting Ltd, All Africa
  • Sherif Abd Elaal Managing Director and Head of Mergers & Acquisitions - KAMCO Investment Company, Egypt
  • Albert Alsina Founder and CEO - Mediterrania Capital Partners, North Africa and Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Wael Khattab Founder & Managing Partner - Feather Invest, Egypt

3:10 pm

Panel: Investment Opportunities in East Africa

Moderator

  • Alexander Hadden Director, Structured Finance & Insurance - Overseas Private Investment Corporation

Speakers

4:00 pm

Networking Break

4:20 pm

Panel: Can African local currency investing provide adequate returns?

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Local currency investing brings currency risk for foreign investors; An examination of the real risks and returns; Mobilising funding for financial inclusion through local capital markets; Reviewing l...

Moderator

  • Cédric Mbeng Mezui Coordinator of African Financial Markets Initiative - African Development Bank, All Africa

Speakers

  • Per van Swaay Senior Vice President - The Currency Exchange Fund (TCX)
  • Douglas (Pug) Bennet COO - Cardano Development, All Africa
  • James Doree Managing Director - Lion's Head Global Partners, All Africa
  • Brice Beumo Managing Director - Head of West and Central Africa - Eaglestone Advisory B.V, Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Jean Craven Director and CEO - Barak Fund Management, All Africa

7:00 pm

Meet African Dealmaker’s Networking Event (ticket only event and space is limited) sponsored by CDC

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You are invited to attend the “Meet African Dealmakers” Networking Event on the evening of Wednesday 2nd May 2018 at Chino Latino, an award winning restaurant, in the Park Plaza Riverbank, London...

Speaker

Presentation Room 2

2:00 pm

Why does Africa struggle to attract direct foreign investment? What can be done to overcome this challenge?

Chair

Speaker

  • Mohamed Kalif Head of Financial Intermediation and Inclusion - African Development Bank, All Africa

2:20 pm

Panel: Investment Opportunities in West Africa

Moderator

  • Gaimin Nonyane Head of Economic Research - Ecobank, Sub-Saharan Africa

Speakers

3:10 pm

Panel: Investment Opportunities in Southern Africa

Moderator

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

Speakers

  • George Bodo Head of Banking Research - Ecobank Capital, Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Cacious Siboleka Private Equity Specialist - Government Institutions Pension Fund, All Africa
  • Martin M. Makgatlhe Chief Executive Officer - Motswedi Securities, Botswana
  • Carlo Dickson Managing Director - Ke Nako Capital, South Africa
  • Ceaser Siwale Chief Executive - Pangaea Securities, Zambia

4:00 pm

Networking Break

4:20 pm

FSD Africa Sponsored Panel: Seeking Alpha – Invest in women

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It is said that women represent the largest disruptive force in business.  Investing in women, and in gender diverse teams, presents a significant global business opportunity: Recent McKinsey researc...

Moderator

  • Dolika Banda CEO - African Risk Capacity Insurance (ARC), All Africa

Speakers

7:00 pm

“Meet African Dealmakers” Networking Event (ticket only event and space is limited) sponsored by CDC

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You are invited to attend the “Meet African Dealmakers” Networking Event on the evening of Wednesday 2nd May 2018 at Chino Latino, an award winning restaurant, in the Park Plaza Riverbank, London...

Speaker