AFSIC Agenda – Friday 10th May 2019

Presentation Room 1

9:00 am

Solo: African Investments – what are the opportunities and challenges in accessing diversification and attractive returns for clients?

Chair

  • Wasim Tahir Sector Strategist, Financial Institutions - CDC Group, All Africa

Speaker

9:20 am

Solo: The Need for Patient and Donor Capital to support the development of Sustainable Businesses and Industry sectors

Chair

  • Wasim Tahir Sector Strategist, Financial Institutions - CDC Group, All Africa

Speaker

9:40 am

Solo: Africa Now

Chair

  • Wasim Tahir Sector Strategist, Financial Institutions - CDC Group, All Africa

Speaker

10:00 am

Panel: Investment opportunities in Africa’s Infrastructure Sector

Chair

  • Wasim Tahir Sector Strategist, Financial Institutions - CDC Group, All Africa

Moderator

Speakers

10:40 am

Networking Break

11:00 am

Solo: Role of Domestic Savings in Infrastructure Funding

Chair

Speaker

  • Sanjeev Gupta Executive Director & Head of Financial Services - Africa Finance Corporation, All Africa

11:20 am

Panel: Powering Africa’s Growth – Investing into Africa’s Energy and Renewable sectors

Chair

Moderator

  • Ope Onibokun Investment Specialist - Investec Asset Management, All Africa

Speakers

  • Koen Peters Executive Director - GOGLA, All Africa
  • Emilio Cattaneo Executive Director - EAIF - Part of The Private Infrastructure Development Group, Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Nico Tyabji Director of Strategic Partnerships - SunFunder, East & West Africa
  • Sam Preece CEO - Clean Invest Africa PLC, Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Nicole Iseppi Director - ENGIE, All Africa
  • Jan Albert Valk Founder and CEO - Solarise Africa, All Africa

12:00 pm

Panel: Infrastructure – Still delivering an attractive investment return?

Chair

Moderator

  • Sanjeev Gupta Executive Director & Head of Financial Services - Africa Finance Corporation, All Africa

Speakers

  • Nick Quintong CEO - PayGo Energy, East Africa
  • Roland Tatnall Senior Investment Director - Mubadala Infrastructure Partners, Sub-Saharan Africa

12:40 pm

Solo: Commercial Real Estate in SSA

Chair

Speaker

  • David Lashbrook Head of Africa Real Estate - Momentum Africa Real Estate Fund, Sub-Saharan Africa ex South Africa

1:00 pm

Lunch

2:00 pm

FSD Africa Solo: Africa’s affordable housing investment opportunity: Finding the right niche

Chair

  • Raj Domun Executive Director - Verdant Capital, All Africa

Speaker

  • Kecia Rust Executive Director - Centre for Affordable Housing Finance in Africa, All Africa

2:20 pm

FSD Africa Panel: Financing Real Estate and Affordable Housing

Chair

  • Raj Domun Executive Director - Verdant Capital, All Africa

Moderator

  • Kecia Rust Executive Director - Centre for Affordable Housing Finance in Africa, All Africa

Speakers

3:00 pm

Panel: Financing opportunities in Africa’s Real Estate sector

Chair

  • Raj Domun Executive Director - Verdant Capital, All Africa

Moderator

Speakers

  • Lucio Frigo CEO - Materia, West & Southern Africa
  • Deon Bruwer CEO - Forum Properties Africa, All Africa
  • Anusha Naidu Corporate Finance and Funding Executive - Select Africa, All Africa
  • David Akinin Director - Atenu Developments/Emanya Capital Group, SADC
  • Xoliswa Daku CEO - Daku Group of Companies, South Africa

3:40 pm

Panel: Education Finance in Africa, experiences from regional players

Chair

  • Raj Domun Executive Director - Verdant Capital, All Africa

Moderator

  • Yann Groeger Regional Manager Africa - BlueOrchard Finance S.A, All Africa

Speakers

  • Peter Hinton Senior Advisor, Low-Fee Schools - CapitalPlus Exchange (CapPlus), Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Steve Hollingworth President - Grameen Foundation
  • Andrew McCusker Head of Education Finance - Opportunity International, All Africa
  • Josephine Kibe PhD Operations Officer - The World Bank, Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda, Malawi, Zambia, Ghana

4:20 pm

Panel: Investigating the pros and cons of Permanent Capital Vehicles, a longer term approach to investing in Africa

Chair

  • Raj Domun Executive Director - Verdant Capital, All Africa

Moderator

Speakers

Presentation Room 2

9:00 am

Solo: Credit trends in African sovereigns and banks

Chair

  • David Hardisty Retail and Business Banking Director - Barclays Bank of Kenya, part of Absa Group Limited

Speaker

  • Akin Majekodunmi Vice President - Senior Credit Officer - Moody's Investors Service, All Africa

9:20 am

Solo: Investing in Africa – How Fintech is Driving Financial Inclusion across Africa

Chair

  • David Hardisty Retail and Business Banking Director - Barclays Bank of Kenya, part of Absa Group Limited

Speaker

9:40 am

Solo: Mobilizing Capital to help African SMEs Scale

Chair

  • David Hardisty Retail and Business Banking Director - Barclays Bank of Kenya, part of Absa Group Limited

Speaker

  • James Polan Vice President, Small & Medium Enterprise Finance - Overseas Private Investment Corporation, All Africa

10:00 am

Panel: Investment Opportunities and challenges in Africa’s banking sector

Chair

  • David Hardisty Retail and Business Banking Director - Barclays Bank of Kenya, part of Absa Group Limited

Moderator

Speakers

  • Bamidele Olalekan Oseni GM/Group Chief Risk Officer - I & M Bank Limited, East Africa
  • Albert Maasland Group CEO - Crown Agents Bank, All Africa
  • Beatrice Hamza Bassey Group General Counsel - Atlas Mara Limited, Sub-Saharan Africa (particularly Botswana, Kenya, Mozambique, Nigeria, Rwanda, Tanzania, Zambia and Zimbabwe)
  • Dr. Konstantinos Tsanis Chief Innovation Officer - WEMA Bank/ALAT
  • Dennis Ezaga Group Head, Transaction Banking Products - First City Monument Bank Nigeria Limited, Nigeria

10:40 am

Networking Break

11:00 am

Solo: Latecomer entry strategies in Africa

Chair

Speaker

  • Rufaro Mucheka Africa Business Strategy Expert - PhD University of Cape Town (Graduation, July 2019)

11:20 am

Solo: EIB Support to African SMEs via local banks and MFIs

Chair

Speakers

  • Nikolaos Milianitis Deputy Head of Financial Services Division - European Investment Bank, Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Olivier Edelman Head of Unit - European Investment Bank, All Africa

11:40 am

Panel: Synergies behind Microfinance and Impact Investment

Chair

Moderator

Speakers

12:20 pm

Solo: Leverage both financial and social performances through digital: case study and best practices by ADA and SPTF

Chair

Speakers

12:40 pm

Solo: How to finance the missing middle

Chair

Speaker

1:00 pm

Lunch

2:00 pm

Solo: Investment opportunities in Africa

Chair

Speaker

2:20 pm

Panel: Investment opportunities in Africa’s insurance sector for long term investors, an analysis of the risks and rewards

Chair

Moderator

  • Philip Hopkins Director of Investments - Equator Capital Partners, LLC, All Africa

Speakers

  • Bertrand Casteres Group CEO - MUA, Mauritius & East Africa
  • Dr. Jens Koeke Chief Investment Officer - Allianz Africa, All Africa
  • Yann Pambou Head of Africa, Principal Investments and Private Equity - Swiss Re direct Investment, Sub-Saharan Africa

3:00 pm

Quick Fire: Before you Go Session – A quick overview of some interesting African investment opportunities

Moderator

Speakers

Presentation Room 3

9:00 am

BVI means business: IFC’s focus on Africa

Speakers

10:00 am

Meet Business Leaders and Discover Investment Opportunities in Kenya – Country Session

Business Leaders

11:00 am

Loan + Solar Lantern, Insurance + Seeds, Lease + Tractor: The growth of bundled financial services

Speakers

12:00 pm

Talent, Recruitment and Human Resources Business Enabler Session sponsored by Executives in Africa

Session Sponsor

Business Leader

  • Richard More Partner - Curtis Murray Associates, All Africa

1:00 pm

Lunch

2:00 pm

Meet Business Leaders and Discover Investment Opportunities in Angola – Country Session

Business Leader

2:30 pm

Meet Business Leaders and Discover Investment Opportunities in Mozambique – Country Session

Session Sponsor

  • Fernando Oltra Head of Investor Relations - MyBucks, Southern and East Africa

Business Leader

3:00 pm

Financial Services Business Enabler Session

Business Leaders

4:00 pm

Meet Business Leaders and Discover Investment Opportunities in Namibia – Country Session

4:30 pm

Meet Business Leaders and Discover Investment Opportunities in Burkina Faso – Country Session

Business Leader

Presentation Room 4

9:00 am

Meet Business Leaders and Discover Investment Opportunities in Morocco – Country Session

Business Leaders

10:00 am

Meet Business Leaders and Discover Investment Opportunities in Tanzania – Country Session

Session Sponsor

Business Leaders

11:00 am

Sponsor Session

12:00 pm

Meet Business Leaders and Discover Investment Opportunities in Ghana – Country Session

Business Leaders

  • Brice Beumo Managing Director - Head of West and Central Africa - Eaglestone Advisory B.V, Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Fatumata Soukouna Coker GMD - Ygroup Holdings Inc, West Africa
  • Kwasi Kyere Chief Executive Officer - Star Alliance Microfinance Limited, Ghana

1:00 pm

Lunch

2:00 pm

Meet Business Leaders and Discover Investment Opportunities in DRC – Country Session

Business Leaders

2:30 pm

Corporate Communications, Marketing and Brand Business Enabler Session

Business Leader

  • Kim Polley Managing Partner (Corporate and Public Affairs - Africa) - Instinctif Partners South Africa, All Africa

3:30 pm

Meet Business Leaders and Discover Investment Opportunities in Liberia – Country Session

Business Leader

4:00 pm

Meet Business Leaders and Discover Investment Opportunities in Madagascar – Country Session

Business Leader

  • Rik Stamhuis Co-Founder & Managing Director - Jiro-Ve, East Africa