2018 Speakers

AFSIC is Africa’s leading financial services investment event attracting regulated financial services companies from across Africa, the 2018 AFSIC Speakers are detailed below.

Sherif Abd Elaal

Managing Director and Head of Mergers & Acquisitions

KAMCO Investment Company, Egypt

Olufunmi Adepoju CFA, FRM

Managing Partner

PearlMutual Consulting Ltd, Nigeria

Ololade Adesola

Nigeria Country Representative

The Microfinance Association, U.K.

Jussi Ahonen

Investment Manager

Finnfund, Sub-Saharan Africa

Chuma Ajene

Head of Investments and Corporate Development

Atlas Mara Limited, Sub-Saharan Africa

Jibril Aku

Chairman

SunTrust Bank Nigeria Limited

Albert Alsina

Founder and CEO

Mediterrania Capital Partners, North Africa and Sub-Saharan Africa

Samuel Kwabi Ameyaw

Chief Executive Officer

Fountaingate Microfinance, Ghana, Africa

Matthew Amlôt

Editor

Banker Africa, All Africa

Franklin Olakunle Amoo

Partner

Baylis Emerging Markets, Pan-African

Collins Amponsah-Mensah

Council Chair

Ghana Microfinance Institutions Network, Ghana

Stanley Anyetei

Investment Officer

Triodos Investment Management, All Africa

Kwabena Appanteng

Vice President

Verdant Capital, Ghana

Paul Asamoah

Chief Executive Officer

SKYTRUST, Ghana

George Asante

Managing Principal & Head of Markets – Ex. SA

Absa Bank Limited, part of Barclays Africa Group

Alaoui Asma

CEO

Africa Key Partners, Morocco

Souleymane Ba

Partner

Helios Investment Partners LLP, Pan-African, All Africa

Martin Baart

CEO

ecoligo GmbH, East & West Africa

Dolika Banda

CEO

African Risk Capacity Insurance (ARC), All Africa

Saugata Bandyopadhyay

Founder & Managing Director

DIGITIAN Investment Inc, East Africa

Peter Bartlett

Partner

GML Capital, All Africa

Rt Hon Lord Bates

Minister of State

UK Department for International Development

John Beckham

Chief Investment Officer

MicroVest Capital Management, SSA

Franck Alain Behiblo

Managing Director Corporate Development

Quantum Global AG, Sub-Saharan Africa

Zin Bekkali

CEO

Silk Invest, All Africa

Khaled Ben Jilani

Senior Partner

AfricInvest, Tunisia

Douglas (Pug) Bennet

COO

Cardano Development, All Africa

Brice Beumo

Managing Director - Head of West and Central Africa

Eaglestone Advisory B.V, Sub-Saharan Africa

Suzanne Biegel

Chief Catalyst

Catalyst At Large, East Africa

Max Bock

Vice President, Sustainable Investments

Deutsche Bank AG

George Bodo

Head of Banking Research

Ecobank Capital, Sub-Saharan Africa

Heri Bomani

Founder & Managing Director

Pangani Group, Tanzania, East Africa

Rafik Boussa

CEO

Grant Thornton, Algeria

Paul Boynton

Chief Executive Officer

Old Mutual Alternative Investments (OMAI), South Africa

James Bryant

Director, Head of Operations Funds (Jersey)

Highvern, All Africa

Ineke Bussemaker

Chief Executive Officer

NMB Bank Plc., Tanzania

Philip Buyskes

CEO

Frontclear

Eddie Chibi

CEO

Cassava FinTech Zimbabwe

Anne-Marie Chidzero

Principal Partner

Alitheia IDF, All Africa

Andrew Chimphondah

Chief Executive Officer

Housing Investment Partners (Pty) Ltd, South Africa

Nikhel Chung Sam Wan

Head of Business Development

Sunibel Corporate Services Ltd

Nitin Collappen

Managing Director

Sunibel Corporate Services Ltd, All Africa

Barry Cooper

Technical Director

Cenfri, All Africa

Jesse Corradi

Head of Africa

USAID Development Credit Authority, All Africa

Sarga Coulibaly

Head of Modeling for Securitization Americas

Credit Agricole CIB

Jean Craven

Director and CEO

Barak Fund Management, All Africa

Ravin Dajee

Managing Director

Barclays Bank Mauritius Limited

Isaac Junior Damptey

Managing Director

Axe Capital Advisors Limited

Edwin H. Dande

Chief Executive Officer

Cytonn Investments, East Africa

Grégoire Danel-Fedou

Group Deputy CEO and COO

Advans Group, SSA, North Africa

Deepak Dave

Adventis Limited, East Africa

Greg Davis

Group Chief Financial Officer

Ecobank, All Africa

Thomas de Dreux-Brézé

Head of Strategy

Rawbank

Carlo Dickson

Managing Director

Ke Nako Capital, South Africa

Alberto Didoni

Managing Director

Varcando Limited, Africa

Adrien Diouf

Managing Director

Agence UMOA-Titres, West Africa

James Doree

Managing Director

Lion's Head Global Partners, All Africa

Steven Duchatelle

CEO

The Advans Group, SSA, MENA, Asia

Ufuoma Eghwerehe

Country Manager - Nigeria

Oikocredit International

David Ekabouma

Head of Business Development

The African Guarantee Fund, Kenya

Karim El Hnot

CEO

Sogecapital Gestion, Morocco

Najwa El Iraki

Managing Partner

AfricaDev Consulting Ltd, All Africa

Tom Fairburn

Co-Founder

The Baobab Network

John Felicite

UK Country Head

ABAX, All Africa

Matthew Flannery

Co-Founder/CEO

Branch International

Laura Foschi

Deputy director

ADA, All Africa

Edward Galante

Executive Director

Mangwana Capital

Sean Gammon

Director

Imara Capital Zimbabwe

Dr. Edward George

Country Head, UK Representative Office & Head of Group Research

Ecobank, Middle Africa

Youcef Ghoula

Deputy CEO

BNP PARIBAS, Algeria

Jonathan Gigin

Senior Financial Sector Specialist / Regional Progam Manager

International Finance Corporation, Sub-Saharan Africa

Jarred Glansbeek

Chief Investment Officer

RisCura, All Africa

Seilaneng Godisang

Partner

Kelobang Godisang Attorneys, Botswana

Daniel Goldfarb

CEO & Co-Founder

Lendable Inc, Sub-Saharan Africa

MacDonald Gomo

Analyst

Verdant Capital

Yofi Grant

Chief Executive Officer

Ghana Investment Promotion Centre, Ghana

Helena Green

Assistant Director - Global Business Development

Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment, All Africa

Eric V. Guichard

Founder & CEO

Homestrings, All Africa

Sanjeev Gupta

Executive Director & Head of Financial Services

Africa Finance Corporation, All Africa

Alexander Hadden

Director, Structured Finance & Insurance

Overseas Private Investment Corporation

Stephen Haggard

Executive Chair

Eneza Education, All Africa

Niall Haughey

Chief Commercial Officer

Agricultural Commodity Exchange for Africa, Malawi

Emmanuel Haye

Deputy Head - Financial Institutions and Inclusion

Proparco, All Africa

Peter Heijen

Founder

Lendahand

Mark Herskovits

Capital Markets Director

SA Taxi Finance, South Africa

Edmund Higenbottam

Managing Director

Verdant Capital, Pan-African, Sub-Saharan Africa

Rutendo Hlatshwayo

Head of Legal

I-Pay Secure Payment Pty Ltd, South Africa

Susan Holliday

Principal Insurance Specialist

IFC, All Africa

Philip Hopkins

Director of Investments

Equator Capital Partners, LLC, All Africa

Claudia Huber

Member of the Board of Directors

FPM ASBL/FPM SA

Nick Hughes

Chief Product Officer and Co-Founder

M-KOPA Solar

Leon Isaacs

Chief Executive Officer

DMA Global (DMAG), All Africa

Charles Isingoma

General Manager

Hofokam Ltd, Uganda

Steve Iwenjora

Senior Vice President

African Capital Alliance, West Africa

Resi Janssen

Senior Investment Manager

Cordaid Investment Management, East Africa

Muhammad Jibrin

Chief Executive Officer

SunTrust Bank Nigeria Limited

Jarri Jung

Regional Manager Africa & Middle East

Triple Jump, Africa & Middle East

Carlos Kalambay Kabangu

Managing Director

FPM SA, DRC

Mohamed Kalif

Head of Financial Intermediation and Inclusion

African Development Bank, All Africa

David Kamara

Managing Director

actb Savings & Loans, Sierra Leone

Paul Kamau

Executive Director

Finaltus Ventures Limited, East Africa

Rob Kelso

Chief Operating Officer

SA Home Loans, South Africa

Wael Khattab

Founder & Managing Partner

Feather Invest, Egypt

Sean Kidney

CEO

Climate Bonds Initiative

Jeffrey Kirk

Managing Partner | Group Head, Corporate & Commercial

BVI

Jerome Kisting

Managing Director/CIO

Baobab Capital, Namibia

Laurent Klein

Head of Capital Markets Group

FINCA Impact Finance, All Africa

Jack Knellinger

Co-Founder & Principal

Capria Ventures, Latin America, Africa, South Asia

Laura Knierim

Investment Manager

KfW, All Africa

Jyrki Koskelo

Member of the Investment Committee & Senior Advisor

KawiSafi Ventures, East Africa

Laureen Kouassi-Olsson

Financial Institutions Head and West Africa Office Head

Amethis Finance

Michael Kowalski

Managing Partner

I.D. Inspiring Development GmbH

Jonathan Kruger

Portfolio Manager & Director

Adventis, Africa excluding South Africa

Christelle Kupa

Founder

Uhusiano Capital

Kwasi Kyere

Chief Executive Officer

Star Alliance Microfinance Limited, Ghana

Yemi Lalude

Managing Partner

TPG Growth, All Africa

Maria Largey

Director & Head of Financial Institutions, Equity Investments

CDC, All Africa

Solomon Lartey

Managing Director/CEO

Activa International Insurance, Ghana

Gregoire Lecomte

Group Head of Funding & Treasury

Baobab Group, Africa

K.C. Li

Group Chairman

SBM Holdings Ltd, Mauritius

Christian Lim

Director

AfricInvest, All Africa

Viola A. Llewellyn

Co-Founder & President

Ovamba Solutions, Inc, All Africa

Chris Low

Group Managing Director

Letshego Holdings Limited, All Africa

Albert Maasland

Chief Executive Officer

Crown Agents Bank, Sub-Saharan Africa

Akin Majekodunmi

Vice President - Senior Analyst

Moody's Investor Service, All Africa

Martin M. Makgatlhe

Chief Executive Officer

Motswedi Securities, Botswana

Brett Mallen

Acting Chief Executive Officer

Sanlam Africa Investments

Carole Maman

Chief Investment Officer

Belgian Investment Company for Developing Countries - BIO, All Africa

Nico Martin

CIO

Baylis Emerging Markets, All Africa

Batanai Matsika

Senior Associate - Advisory Services

Akribos Capital Inc, Sub-Saharan Africa

Ben Mbanga

Strategic Advisor

Mangwana Capital

Cédric Mbeng Mezui

Coordinator of African Financial Markets Initiative

African Development Bank, All Africa

Susan Mboya

Principal and International Advisor

Navigators Global

Rupert McCammon

Founder and Managing Director

AFSIC

David McEvoy

Management Office

Trust Merchant Bank, Democratic Republic of Congo

Asha Mehta

Portfolio Manager

Acadian Asset Management, All Africa

Hemal Mehta

CEO

AtomInvest, Pan African

Shakir Merali

Partner

LGT Impact, All Africa

Greg Metro

Managing Director - Head of Africa

Schulze Global Investments, Ethiopia

Serge Mian

Head of Investor Relations

Oragroup SA (Orabank Group), Togo

Mark Mikwamba

Managing Director

Old Mutual Investment Group Malawi, Southern Africa

Hirander Misra

Co-Chairman

FinComEco Limited, All Africa

Vahid Monadjem

CEO

Nomanini, Sub-Saharan Africa

Kato Mukuru

MD, Head of Frontier Research

EFG Hermes, All Africa

Henk Mulder

Managing Director & CEO

ZANACO, Zambia

Vitumbiko Mumba

Managing Director

FinanceRite Ltd

Abraham Muthogo Kamau

Director, Business Origination

Miradi Capital, All Africa

Mark Napier

Director

FSD Africa

Asad Naqvi

Managing Director

Apis Partners

Sailesh Navsaria

Regional Market Head, Africa

Minerva Trust

Nothando Ndebele

Managing Director & Head of Financial Institutions Group

Absa Bank Limited, part of Barclays Africa Group

Kaunapaua Ndilula

Managing Director

Business Financial Solutions (BFS), SADC

Frank-Astère Ndiyo-Butoyi

Investment Manager

Amethis Finance

William Nkontchou

Director

ECP Private Equity, Africa

Gaimin Nonyane

Head of Economic Research

Ecobank, Sub-Saharan Africa

Rt Hon Baroness Northover

Prime Minister's Trade Envoy to Angola and Zambia

Department for International Trade

Tim Nuy

CEO

MyBucks, Sub-Saharan Africa

Kenny Nwosu

CEO

Norsad Finance, Southern Africa

Fabrice Nze-Bekale

Managing Partner

ACT Afrique, All Africa

Nick O’Donohoe

Chief Executive

CDC

Babatunde Obaniyi

Director, Capital Markets

United Capital Plc, All Africa

Temi Ofong

Co-Chief Executive: Corporate and Investment Banking

Absa Bank Limited, part of Barclays Africa Group

Dare Okoudjou

Chief Executive Officer

MFS Africa

Ayodele Olatiregun

Chief Financial Officer

Radix Pension Managers Limited, West Africa

Keletsosiste Olebile

Acting Chief Executive

Botswana Investment and Trade Centre (BITC)

Rui Oliveira

Chief Executive Officer

BFA Gestão de Activos

Lanre Oloniniyi

Co-Founder

Orbitt, Pan-African

Evans Osano

Director - Financial Markets

FSD Africa

Bamidele Olalekan Oseni

GM/Group Chief Risk Officer

I & M Bank Limited, Kenya

Nieros Oyegun

Head of Network, The Africa List

CDC Group, All Africa

Graham Parrott

Managing Director

Ethiopia Investments Limited, Ethiopia

Imran Patel

Vice President

Verdant Capital, DRC

Mitesh Patelia

Corporate Finance Partner (London)

Crowe Clark Whitehill, All Africa

Michael Pearson

Non-Executive Director

Tanmeyah Microfinance Services, Egypt

Duarte Pedreira

Head of Trade Finance

Crown Agents Bank, Sub-Saharan Africa

Tony Pelz

Director, Shuraako

One Earth Future Foundation, Somalia

Hossam Rageh

Head of Financial Institutions Group

Commercial International Bank

Farrukh Raza

Managing Director

IFAAS (Islamic Finance Advisory & Assurance Services)

Mark Richards

Chairman

Exotix, All Africa

Joseph Rohm

Managing Director

Adventis, All Africa

Jorge Ruiz

CEO & Founder

above & beyond, All Africa

Hassan Samir

Managing Director

Prime Securities, Egypt

Andrew Schultz

Head of Sales

Investec, All Africa

Olga Sclovscaia

Global Head, Sector Manager, Operations, Financial Institutions & Capital Markets

World Bank Group/MIGA, All Africa

Nicholas Sennungi

Director, Knowledge

Fincon, Africa, East Africa

Nimit Shah

Partner

Helios Investment Partners, All Africa

Saad Sheikh

Head of Private Investments

TLG Capital, Sub-Saharan Africa

Graham Sheward

Managing Director, SGG Mauritius

SGG Group, All Africa

Kusanya Frederick Shindika

CEO

Serenity Capital Fund, Tanzania

Cacious Siboleka

Private Equity Specialist

Government Institutions Pension Fund, All Africa

Mark Simmonds

Ex FCO - UK Minister for Africa

Ken Simwaba

Managing Director

Altus Financial Services Limited, Zambia

Ceaser Siwale

Chief Executive

Pangaea Securities, Zambia

Nicholas Smalle

Director

Apis Partners, All Africa

Lorna Smith

Executive Director

BVI Finance

Madji Sock

President

Women's Investment Club Senegal, West Africa

Alexander Sotiriou

Financial Sector Specialist

CGAP, All Africa

Lord Anthony St John

African Business Solutions, All Africa

Rob Stangroom

Investor Relations

AfricanFinancials, Zimbabwe

Jonathan Stichbury

CEO

Sanlam Investments East Africa, Kenya

Paul Szkiler

CEO

Truestone Impact Investment Management, West & East Africa

Richard Tait

Head of Investments

Mangwana Capital

Andrew Takyi-Appiah

Managing Director

Zeepay

Wilfried Tamegnon

Senior Investment Officer

International Finance Corporation, West and Central Africa

Thapelo Tsheole

Chief Executive Officer

Botswana Stock Exchange

Leutlwetse Tumelo

Executive Director

Afinitas Limited, All Africa

Chris Turner

Chairman

Chiltern Africa Limited, Sub-Saharan Africa

Dave Uduanu

Managing Director

Sigma Pensions Limited, Nigeria

Antti Urvas

Associate Director

Finnfund, Sub-Saharan Africa

Per van Swaay

Senior Vice President

The Currency Exchange Fund (TCX)

Danladi Verheijen

Founder and Managing Director

Verod Capital

Cobus Visagie

Chief Executive Officer

Africa Merchant Capital Ltd, Sub-Saharan Africa

Edward Voelcker

Director

Castleman Consulting

Charlotte Ward

Senior Partner & Chief Operating Officer

AHL Ventures

David Webb

Managing Partner & CIO

Frontier & Emerging Markets Development Partners LLP

Karl Westvig

CEO

Retail Capital, South Africa and SADC

Stephen Whale

Group Director - Private Wealth Services (Jersey)

JTC, All Africa

Gavin Wilkins

Client Relationship Director and Group Head of Intermediaries

Minerva Trust Company, All Africa

H. John Wilson

Manager, Financial Institutions Group

IFC, All Africa

Catherine Wines

Co-Founder

WorldRemit, All Africa

Allan Wood

Business Development Director - Africa

Jersey Finance

Logan Wright

Partner

Clifford Chance LLP, All Africa

Marsha Wulff

Managing Member

LoftyInc Afropreneurs Fund, LLC, Nigeria

Pacôme Zahabi

Senior Director, Sub-Saharan Africa

Mediterrania Capital Partners

Robert Zegers

Chief Investment Officer/Venture Capital Coordinator

African Development Bank, All Africa

Xiaochen Zhang

President

FinTech4Good, All Africa

Victor Zirebwa

Head of Dealing

Imara Capital Securities, Botswana

Dan Zook

Director of Investments

ISF Advisors, Sub-Saharan Africa