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

ROOM 1

FRIDAY 5TH MAY 2017

09:00 - 10:40

Moderator

Date:

  • Per van Swaay Senior Vice President - The Currency Exchange Fund (TCX)
09:00 - 09:20

Supporting the long term growth aspirations of banks in Africa

Date:

09:20 - 09:40

From Bricks to Digital

Date:

  • Manzi Rwegasira Senior Manager Strategy & Special Projects - National Microfinance Bank PLC (NMB), Tanzania
09:40 - 10:00

Deepening the Financial Services Sector in Africa

Date:

  • K.C. Li Group Chairman - SBM Holdings Ltd, Mauritius
10:00 - 10:40

Panel: Local Currency – Friend or Foe?…Ways to mitigate currency risk for investors in Africa’s financial services sector

Date:

10:40 - 11:10

Networking Break – Sponsored by CDC

Date:
11:10 - 12:50

Moderator

Date:

  • Peter Hinton Co-Lead, Affordable Education Finance - CapitalPlus Exchange
11:10 - 11:30

The Africa Opportunity: Balancing Risk and Reward

Date:

11:30 - 11:50

Atlas Mara – Building the Best African Bank

Date:

11:50 - 12:10

Opportunities for FinTech Investments in Africa

Date:

12:10 - 12:50

Panel: Issues and Opportunities surrounding Raising Debt for African Financial Services companies both within Africa and Externally

Date:

  • Bunmi Akinremi Deputy Group CEO/MD, Investment Banking - United Capital, Pan-African
  • James Doree Managing Director - Lion's Head Global Partners, Pan-African
  • Ed Higenbottam Managing Director - Verdant Capital, Pan-African
  • Ashwin Mahabaleswara CFA, CIM Director - Debt Investments  |  RM - Asia, Africa and the Middle East - DWM Asset Management, LLC, Pan-African
  • James Marshall Senior Portfolio Manager - Enko Capital Management
12:50 - 14:00

Networking Lunch

Date:
14:00 - 14:20

Investing in the growth of African Financial Services Providers with Debt, Tier II and Mezzanine Finance

Date:

14:00 - 16:00

Moderator

Date:

14:20 - 14:40

Access Microfinance Holding AG: Growing Strongly in Africa

Date:

14:40 - 15:00

Embracing financial inclusion – Opportunities and Challenges

Date:

15:00 - 15:20

Using Cloud Technology to Rebuild Financial Infrastructure

Date:

15:20 - 16:00

Panel: Investing in Microfinance Institutions, A detailed Investigation of the Opportunity and Risk

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THURSDAY 4TH MAY 2017

08:45 - 10:40

Moderator

Date:

08:45 - 09:20

What to make of multispeed growth in SSA in 2017

Date:

  • David Cowan Managing Director and Africa Economist - Citibank
09:20 - 09:40

African Currencies: Headwinds to persist

Date:

09:40 - 10:00

An overview of Tanzania’s Financial Sector

Date:

10:00 - 10:20

Private Equity and Banking

Date:

10:20 - 10:40

Impact of USD scarcity on African Banks and how this may impact ratings

Date:

10:40 - 11:00

Networking Break – Sponsored by CDC

Date:
11:00 - 11:30

Mauritius: An IFC of choice and Capital Raising platform for Africa

Date:

11:30 - 12:20

Moderator

Date:

11:30 - 12:20

Panel: Mauritius – your regional partner for investing into Africa & beyond

Date:

12:20 - 13:00

Moderator

Date:

12:20 - 13:00

Panel: Do Unicorns exist in Africa? Where’s the next big investment win in Fintech?

Date:

13:00 - 14:00

Networking Lunch

Date:
14:20 - 15:00

Moderator

Date:

14:20 - 15:00

Panel: Zimbabwe – Bouncing Back, Positioning for Inclusive Growth

Date:

15:00 - 15:40

Moderator

Date:

15:00 - 15:40

Panel: Democratic Republic of Congo – The Giant Awakens?

Date:

15:40 - 16:10

Networking Break – Sponsored by FSD Africa

Date:
16:10 - 16:50

Moderator

Date:

16:10 - 16:50

Panel: Sierra Leone – A Hidden Opportunity

Date:

16:50 - 17:30

Moderator

Date:

16:50 - 17:30

Panel: Diaspora Finance, Remittances, and Forcibly Displaced People: Emerging Market Segments

Date:

18:15 - 20:30

River Thames Networking Cruise hosted by TCX, Proparco and BIO

Date:

WEDNESDAY 3RD MAY 2017

13:45 - 14:20

Moderator

Date:

13:45 - 14:00

Opening Remarks

Date:

14:00 - 14:20

African Domestic Resources Mobilization

Date:

  • Stefan Nalletamby Director, Financial Sector Development - African Development Bank Group
14:20 - 15:00

Moderator

Date:

14:20 - 15:00

Panel: Investment Opportunities in North Africa’s Financial Services Sector

Date:

15:00 - 15:40

Moderator

Date:

15:00 - 15:40

Panel: Investment Opportunities in East Africa’s Financial Services Sector

Date:

  • Keith Kalyegira Chief Executive Officer - Capital Markets Authority, Uganda
  • Sean Keough Managing Director – Head of Investments - Ethiopia Investments Limited, Ethiopia
  • Elizabeth Nkukuu Senior Partner & Chief Investments Officer - Cytonn Investments, Kenya
  • Christopher J. Onajin Senior Advisor, Loans and Guarantees - Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency, Sida
  • Anthony Pelz Acting Director - Shuraako, Somalia
15:40 - 16:10

Networking Break – Sponsored by CDC

Date:
16:10 - 16:50

Moderator

Date:

16:10 - 16:50

Panel: Investment Opportunities in Southern Africa’s Financial Services Sector

Date:

  • Tshepiso Bakwadi Dealing and Trading Manager - Motswedi Securities, Botswana
  • Benson Gasura Managing Director - FBC Securities Pvt Ltd, Zimbabwe
  • Thierry Hugnin Co Founder and Managing Partner - Kibo Capital Partners, Mauritius
  • Jito Kayumba Partner - Kukula Capital Plc, Zambia
  • John Legat CEO and Lead Fund Manager - Imara Asset Management
  • Nicole Maske Chief Executive Officer - Eos Capital (Pty) Ltd, Namibia
16:50 - 17:30

Moderator

Date:

16:50 - 17:30

Panel: Investment Opportunities in West Africa’s Financial Services Sector

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