AFSIC Agenda- Friday 4th May 2018

Presentation Room 1

9:00 am

Keynote Solo

9:30 am

Keynote Solo

10:00 am

Correlating Financial Inclusion to Financial Returns: Case Study

Speaker

  • Chris Low Group Managing Director - Letshego Holdings Limited, Africa

10:20 am

Solo

Speaker

10:40 am

Networking Break – Sponsorship Opportunity Available

11:00 am

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

Moderator

  • Susan Mboya President Coca-Cola Africa Foundation - Coca-Cola, Africa

Speaker

11:20 am

New way to finance Microfinance Banks

Moderator

  • Susan Mboya President Coca-Cola Africa Foundation - Coca-Cola, Africa

Speaker

11:40 am

Wealth structuring in a transparent world

Moderator

  • Susan Mboya President Coca-Cola Africa Foundation - Coca-Cola, Africa

Speaker

  • Allan Wood Business Development Director - Africa - Jersey Finance

12:00 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

  • Winnie Badiah CEO & Co-Founder - GrassRoots Bima, Kenya
  • Solomon Lartey Managing Director/CEO - Activa International Insurance, Ghana
  • Hamou Ninouche Head of Department - Marine & Inland Cargo Insurance - C.A.A.T, Algeria
  • Tawiah Ben-Ahmed Country Head/CEO-Metropolitan Group Ghana - Metropolitan Life, Health and Pensions Ghana Limited, Ghana
  • Nicholas Smalle Director - Apis partners, Africa

12:50 pm

Lunch – Sponsorship Opportunity Available

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

Leasing in sub-Sahara Africa: Greenfield investment opportunities

Speakers

  • Jonathan Gigin Senior Financial Sector Specialist / Regional Progam Manager - International Finance Corporation, Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Jan Albert Valk Founder/Managing Director - Accelerator Africa, Sub-Saharan Africa

3:20 pm

Networking Break – Sponsorship Opportunity Available

3:40 pm

Channelling international funding to empower local taxi entrepreneurs

Moderator

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

Speaker

4:00 pm

Reaching African Scale

Moderator

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

Speaker

4:20 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...

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

Presentation Room 2

9:00 am

Keynote Solo

Moderator

9:30 am

Keynote Solo

Moderator

10:00 am

From microfinance to impact investing: opportunities and challenges

Moderator

Speaker

  • Michaël Knaute Regional Manager Africa & MENA - Triodos Investment Management, Africa & MENA

10:20 am

Impact Investments – a tool to facilitate sustainable economies in Africa

Moderator

Speaker

  • Adenike Kuti Associate Director - LeapFrog Investments, Pan-African

10:40 am

Networking Break – Sponsorship Opportunity Available

11:00 am

Artificial Intelligence for the African financial sector

Moderator

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

Speaker

11:20 am

Impact Investments – a tool to facilitate sustainable economies in Africa

Speaker

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

11:40 am

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

Moderator

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

Speaker

12:00 pm

Panel: From the private sector to institutional capital: How to raise finance and scale African FIs effectively

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Is fintech friend or foe to African Banks? Specialist lenders becoming deposit taking banks; Are the multinationals coming or going? Investing in the world’s most opportunity filled, yet difficult o...

Moderators

  • Kenny Nwosu CEO - Norsad Finance, Southern Africa
  • Paul Szkiler CEO - Truestone Impact Investment Management, West Africa, East Africa

Speakers

  • Paul Boynton Chief Executive Officer - Old Mutual Alternative Investments (OMAI), South Africa
  • Edmund Higenbottam Managing Director - Verdant Capital, Pan-African, Sub-Saharan Africa
  • John Felicite UK Country Head - ABAX, Africa
  • David Kamara Managing Director - actb Savings & Loans, Sierra Leone

12:50 pm

Lunch – Sponsorship Opportunity Available

2:00 pm

Private Equity

Moderator

  • 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

The Evolution of Private Equity Investing in Ethiopia

Moderator

  • Greg Metro Managing Director - Head of Africa - Schulze Global Investments, Ethiopia

2:40 pm

Panel

3:20 pm

Networking Break – Sponsorship Opportunity Available

3:40 pm

Solo

4:00 pm

Solo

4:20 pm

Panel