Welcome to AFSIC
Investment Conference

2nd - 4th May 2018

This is Africa’s Century – Don’t Miss Out

AFSIC is one of the most important African investment events held globally. It has a very strong investment focus and is attended by many of the most important global investors investing into Africa and by investors interested in learning more about African investment opportunities.

Now in its 6th year AFSIC 2018 will be held in London on 2nd to 4th May 2018. AFSIC focuses on attracting investment into Africa’s financial services sector, and will be attended by financial services companies from across Africa including Banks, Insurance Companies, Microfinance Companies and Leasing Companies, as well as a wide array of Fintech companies and other Financial Services companies developed around a “new economy” model.

The structure of AFSIC is specifically designed to provide African companies seeking investment with multiple opportunities to present their company to, and meet with, a very large variety of both debt and equity investors and also dealmakers focused on Africa with a view to attracting inward investment and developing strong and sustainable business relationships with investors.

AFSIC has shown continued strong annual growth in delegate numbers and welcomed over 150 speakers in solo and moderated panel sessions in 2017.  Subscribe for Updates.

We very much look forward to seeing you in London from 2nd-4th May 2018, Park Plaza Riverbank, London.  Save the Date !


Park Plaza Riverbank London is a stunning 4-star deluxe hotel – perfect for business or pleasure due to its state-of-the-art facilities and impressive location.


Sponsorship of AFSIC will provide your company with unparalleled visibility across all countries in Africa, and within Africa’s investor universe.


Subscribe for updates to one of the most important African investment events held globally, with companies from over 40 African countries expected to attend.


Registration is now open for AFSIC 2018.  Early Bird and multiple book discounts are available.


Rafik Boussa


Grant Thornton, Algeria

Winnie Badiah

CEO & Co-Founder

GrassRoots Bima, Kenya

Martin M. Makgatlhe

Chief Executive Officer

Motswedi Securities, Botswana

Collins Amponsah-Mensah

Council Chair

Ghana Microfinance Institutions Network, Ghana

David Kamara

Managing Director

actb Savings & Loans, Sierra Leone

Abraham Kamau

Director, Business Origination

Miradi Capital, Africa

Rupert McCammon

Founder and Managing Director


Andrew Chimphondah

Chief Executive Officer

Housing Investment Partners (Pty) Ltd, South Africa

Temi Ofong

Co-Chief Executive: Corporate and Investment Banking

Barclays Africa Group, All Africa

Michael Abayomi


Verite Microfinance Bank, Nigeria, West Africa

Philip Hopkins

Director of Investments

Equator Capital Partners, LLC, Africa

Mohamed Elakhdar

Managing Director - Investment Banking

Beltone Financial, Egypt

Tony Pelz

Director, Shuraako

One Earth Future Foundation, Somalia

Cacious Siboleka

Private Equity Specialist

Government Institutions Pension Fund, Namibia, Africa

Deepak Dave

Adventis Limited, East Africa

Vahid Monadjem


Nomanini, Sub-Saharan Africa

Phillip Myburgh

Partner (CEO)

Ethos Mezzanine Partners, Eastern & Southern Africa

Wael Khattab

Founder & Managing Partner

Feather Invest, Egypt

Albert Alsina

Founder and CEO

Mediterrania Capital Partners, North Africa and Sub-Saharan Africa

Niall Haughey

Chief Commercial Officer

Agricultural Commodity Exchange for Africa, Malawi

Resi Janssen

Senior Investment Manager

Cordaid Investment Management, East Africa

Micheal Akampa

CEO & Co-founder

Traction Capital, East Africa

Antti Urvas

Associate Director

Finnfund, Sub-Saharan Africa

Michael Pearson

Non-Executive Director

Tanmeyah Microfinance Services, Egypt

Edwin H. Dande

Chief Executive Officer

Cytonn Investments, East Africa

Najwa El Iraki

Managing Partner

AfricaDev Consulting Ltd

Christian Lim


AfricInvest, Africa

Nicholas Sennungi

Director, Knowledge

Fincon, Africa, East Africa

Hassan Samir

Managing Director

Prime Securities, Egypt

Carole Maman

Chief Investment Officer

Belgian Investment Company for Developing Countries - BIO, Africa

Franklin Olakunle Amoo


Baylis Emerging Markets, Pan-African

Laureen Kouassi-Olsson

Financial Institutions Head and West Africa Office Head

Amethis Finance

Paul Szkiler


Truestone Impact Investment Management, West Africa, East Africa

Albert Maasland

Chief Executive Officer

Crown Agents Bank, Sub-Saharan Africa

Saad Sheikh

Head of private investments

TLG Capital, Sub-Saharan Africa

Solomon Lartey

Managing Director/CEO

Activa International Insurance, Ghana

Peter Bartlett

MD, Head of Sales Frontiers & Africa

Renaissance Capital, All Africa

Paul Boynton

Chief Executive Officer

Old Mutual Alternative Investments (OMAI), South Africa

Samuel Kwabi Ameyaw

Chief Executive Officer

Fountaingate Microfinance, Ghana, Africa

Susan Mboya

President Coca-Cola Africa Foundation

Coca-Cola, Africa

Graham Parrott

Managing Director

Ethiopia Investments Limited, Ethiopia

Madji Sock


Women's Investment Club Senegal, West Africa

Mark Herskovits

Capital Markets Director

SA Taxi Finance, South Africa

Steven Duchatelle


The Advans Group, SSA, MENA, Asia

Kusanya Frederick Shindika


Serenity Capital Fund, Tanzania

Tawiah Ben-Ahmed

Country Head/CEO-Metropolitan Group Ghana

Metropolitan Life, Health and Pensions Ghana Limited, Ghana

Joseph Rohm

Managing Director

Adventis, Africa

Viola A. Llewellyn

Co-Founder & President

Ovamba Solutions, Inc, Africa

Hamou Ninouche

Head of Department - Marine & Inland Cargo Insurance

C.A.A.T, Algeria

Nico Martin


Baylis Emerging Markets, Africa

Susan Holliday

Principal Insurance Specialist

IFC, Africa

Allan Wood

Business Development Director - Africa

Jersey Finance

Chris Turner


Chiltern Africa Limited, Sub-Saharan Africa

Jonathan Gigin

Senior Financial Sector Specialist / Regional Progam Manager

International Finance Corporation, Sub-Saharan Africa

Christelle Kupa

Business Development

Lendable, East Africa

Lanre Oloniniyi


Orbitt, Pan-African

Kaunapaua Ndilula

Managing Director

Business Financial Solutions (BFS), SADC

Leo Manezhu Gaviao

Founder & Managing Director

CrowdFund Africa, Southern Africa

Jerome Kisting

Managing Director/CIO

Baobab Capital, Namibia

Nicholas Smalle


Apis partners, Africa

Jarri Jung

Regional Manager Africa & Middle East

Triple Jump, Africa & Middle East

Dr Estelle Brack

Expert Leader Business Development Payments

BPCE Group, Africa

Edmund Higenbottam

Managing Director

Verdant Capital, Pan-African, Sub-Saharan Africa

Serge Mian

Head of Investor Relations

Oragroup SA (Orabank Group), Togo

Cédric Mbeng Mezui

Coordinator of African Financial Markets Initiative

African Development Bank, Africa

Laura Knierim

Investment Manager

KfW, Africa

Mark Richards


Exotix, Africa

H. John Wilson

Manager, IFC Financial Institutions Group

IFC, Africa

Jean Craven

Director & Joint Chief Investment Officer

Barak Fund Management, Africa

Jan Albert Valk

Founder/Managing Director

Accelerator Africa, Sub-Saharan Africa

Chris Low

Group Managing Director

Letshego Holdings Limited, Africa

Babatunde Obaniyi

Director, Capital Markets

United Capital Plc, Africa

Jussi Ahonen

Investment Manager

Finnfund, Sub-Saharan Africa

Souleymane Ba


Helios Investment Partners LLP, Pan-African, Africa

Andrew Schultz

Head of Sales

Investec, Africa

Michaël Knaute

Regional Manager Africa & MENA

Triodos Investment Management, Africa & MENA

Sega Balde

Secretary General of the West African Bankers' Association

West African Bankers' Association, West Africa

Brice Beumo

Managing Director - Head of West and Central Africa

Eaglestone Advisory B.V, Sub-Saharan Africa

Cobus Visagie

Chief Executive Officer

Africa Merchant Capital Ltd, Sub-Saharan Africa

William Nkontchou


ECP Private Equity, Africa

Karim El Hnot


Sogecapital Gestion, Morocco

Sherif Abd Elaal

Managing Director, Head of Investment Banking

Pharos Investment Banking, Egypt

Henk Mulder

Managing Director & CEO

ZANACO, Zambia

Ayodele Olatiregun

Chief Financial Officer

Radix Pension Managers Limited, West Africa

David Webb

Managing Partner & CIO

Frontier & Emerging Markets Development Partners LLP

James Doree

Managing Director

Lion's Head Global Partners, Africa

Promise Okeruo Nwankwo


Financial Inclusion Platform Limited, West Africa

Paul Asamoah

Chief Executive Officer


Marsha Wulff

Managing Member

LoftyInc Afropreneurs Fund, LLC, Nigeria

Gaimin Nonyane

Head of Economic Research

Ecobank, Sub-Saharan Africa

John Felicite

UK Country Head

ABAX, Africa

Jyrki Koskelo

Senior Advisor, Board Member

KawiSafi Ventures, East Africa

Robert Jenkins

Investment Director

Gatsby Africa, East Africa

Ineke Bussemaker

Chief Executive Officer

NMB Bank Plc.,Tanzania

Jack Knellinger

Co-Founder & Principal

Capria Ventures, Latin America, Africa, South Asia

Kwasi Kyere

Chief Executive Officer

Star Alliance Microfinance Limited, Ghana

Alaoui Asma


Africa Key Partners, Morocco

Tim Nuy

Deputy CEO

MyBucks, Sub-Saharan Africa

Olga Sclovscaia

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

World Bank Group/MIGA, Africa

Gregoire Lecomte

Group Head of Funding & Treasury

Microcred Group, Africa

Bamidele Olalekan Oseni

GM/Group Chief Risk Officer

I & M Bank Limited, Kenya

Alberto Didoni

Managing Director

Varcando Limited, Africa

Franck Alain Behiblo

Managing Director Corporate Development

Quantum Global AG, Sub-Saharan Africa

Suresh Samuel

Managing Director

Overseas Private Investment Corporation, East Africa

Eugene du Plessis

Group Treasurer

Izwe Loans, Sub-Saharan Africa

John Lwande

Program Director, ABF (Africa Board Fellowship) Program

Accion, Africa

Dawit Haileyesus Denegetu

Team leader Branding and Promotion

Commercial Bank of Ethiopia, Ethiopia & Kenya

Kato Mukuru

MD, Head of Frontier Research

EFG Hermes, Africa

Ceaser Siwale

Chief Executive

Pangaea Securities, Zambia

Frederic Mille

Investment Officer

MicroVest, East Africa

Lord Anthony St John

African Business Solutions, Africa

Douglas (Pug) Bennet


GuarantCo, Africa

Jarred Glansbeek

Chief Investment Officer

RisCura, Africa

Adenike Kuti

Associate Director

LeapFrog Investments, Pan-African

Heri Bomani

Founder & Managing Director

Pangani Group, Tanzania, East Africa

Wayne Hennessy-Barrett

Founder & CEO

4G Capital, Kenya

Thapelo Tsheole

Chief Executive Officer

Botswana Stock Exchange, Botswana

Karl Westvig


Retail Capital, South Africa and SADC

Rutendo Hlatshwayo

Head of Legal

I-Pay Secure Payment Pty Ltd, South Africa

David McEvoy

Trust Merchant Bank, Democratic Republic of Congo

Asha Mehta

Portfolio Manager

Acadian Asset Management, Africa

Zin Bekkali


Silk Invest, Africa

Laura Foschi

Deputy director

ADA, Africa

Chuma Ajene

Head of Investments and Corporate Development

Atlas Mara Limited, Sub-Saharan Africa

Marc Immerman


Metier Sustainable Capital, Africa

Wilfried Tamegnon

Senior Investment Officer

International Finance Corporation, West and Central Africa

Dan Zook

Director of Investments

ISF Advisors, Sub-Saharan Africa

Steve Iwenjora

Senior Vice President

African Capital Alliance, West Africa

Carlo Dickson

Managing Director

Ke Nako Capital, South Africa

Xiaochen Zhang


FinTech4Good, Africa