AFSIC Agenda – Thursday 9th May 2019

Presentation Room 1

9:00 am

Solo: Partnering with Private Equity Firms

Chair

Speaker

  • Souleymane Ba Partner - Helios Investment Partners LLP, All Africa

9:20 am

Solo: Mega Trends and Opportunities in Africa’s Emerging Education Landscape

Chair

Speaker

9:40 am

Solo: Growth Equity Investment plays in Africa

Chair

Speaker

10:00 am

Panel: Where are Africa’s big investment opportunities. Learning from the experience of Africa’s Private Equity investors.

Chair

Moderator

Speakers

  • Cobus Visagie Group CEO - Africa Merchant Capital, Sub-Saharan Africa
  • David Webb Managing Partner & CIO - Emerging Markets Development Partners LLP
  • Adesuwa Okunbo Partner & Managing Director - Syntaxis Capital Africa, Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Afsane Jetha CEO & Managing Partner - Alta Semper Capital, All Africa
  • Ioto Iotov Manager - AfricInvest, Pan-Africa

10:40 am

Networking Break

11:00 am

Solo: Impact Investing, What we have learnt – REGMIFA’s experience of investing in more than 20 African countries

Chair

  • Raj Domun Executive Director - Verdant Capital, All Africa

Speaker

  • Yvan Renaud COO of Symbiotics SA, Investment Manager of REGMIFA - REGMIFA

11:20 am

Solo

Chair

  • Raj Domun Executive Director - Verdant Capital, All Africa

Speaker

  • Craig Dean Chairman and Chief Executive Officer - Gerald Group, Sub-Saharan Africa

11:40 am

Panel: High impact investing, how to invest successfully, generate superior returns and make a difference

Chair

  • Raj Domun Executive Director - Verdant Capital, All Africa

Moderator

  • Jarri Jung Regional Manager Africa & Middle East - Triple Jump, All Africa

Speakers

  • Kenny Nwosu Chief Executive Officer - Norsad Finance, Southern Africa
  • Aunnie Patton Power Founder - Intelligent Impact, All Africa
  • Frank Streppel Global Head of Investments, Emerging Markets Department - Triodos Investment Management BV, Uganda, Tanzania, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Tunisia, Angola, Kenya, South Africa, Nigeria, Senegal
  • Max Bock Vice President, Sustainable Investments - DWS (Deutsche Bank), West Africa
  • Ashraf Esmael Chief Development Officer - GroFin, All Africa

12:20 pm

Solo: Harnessing Africa’s Capital Markets for sustainable development

Chair

  • Raj Domun Executive Director - Verdant Capital, All Africa

Speaker

  • George Asante Head: Markets ex SA, CIB - Absa Bank, South Africa

12:40 pm

Panel: Jersey Finance – Connecting Capital

Chair

  • Raj Domun Executive Director - Verdant Capital, All Africa

Moderator

  • Allan Wood Head of Business Development - Western Markets - Jersey Finance, All Africa

Speakers

  • Daniel O’Brien Managing Director - Harwell Capital, All Africa
  • Michael Darcy Chief Executive Officer - Africa Mobile Network (AMN), All Africa

1:00 pm

Lunch

2:00 pm

Solo: Maximizing impact and returns

Chair

  • Per van Swaay Senior Vice President - The Currency Exchange Fund (TCX), All Africa

Speaker

  • Erik Sandersen Executive Vice President - Financial Institutions - Norfund, Sub-Saharan Africa

2:20 pm

Solo: Green Lending in SSA – Solar for Businesses in Sub-Saharan Africa

Chair

  • Per van Swaay Senior Vice President - The Currency Exchange Fund (TCX), All Africa

Speakers

2:40 pm

Panel: Asset Management in Africa, the rapid growth of Africa’s Asset Management industry and an analysis of the opportunities and challenges within the sector

Chair

  • Per van Swaay Senior Vice President - The Currency Exchange Fund (TCX), All Africa

Moderator

Speakers

3:20 pm

Networking Break

3:40 pm

Panel: How to use Crowdfunding and other Investor platforms to assist African companies to raise debt and Equity

Chair

  • Christina von Doderer Chief Investment Officer Equity Investments - Business Financial Solutions (BFS) Fund Manager, Sub-Saharan Africa

Moderator

  • Nthabiseng Mentor Operations Lead - The African Crowdfunding Association, South Africa

Speakers

  • Saugata Banerjee Managing Director - Digitian Investment Inc, East & North Africa
  • Achille Agbe Chairman - EIC Corporation, All Africa
  • Lade Araba Africa Region Representative - Convergence Finance, All Africa
  • Shiori Onishi Executive Officer, Vice President and Head of Investment - CROWD CREDIT, Inc., All Africa

4:20 pm

Panel: Ways to Mitigate your Risk while benefiting from higher returns experienced in African investments

Chair

  • Christina von Doderer Chief Investment Officer Equity Investments - Business Financial Solutions (BFS) Fund Manager, Sub-Saharan Africa

Moderator

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

Speakers

  • Dr. Johannes Feist Head of Division Financial Systems Development Southern Africa and Regional Funds - KfW Development Bank, All Africa
  • Ebele Okeke Managing Partner - Altica Partners, Pan-African
  • John Félicité Director - Africa - Ocorian, All Africa
  • Hoda Atia Moustafa Africa Regional Head - Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (MIGA), Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Lasitha Perera CEO - GuarantCo - Part of The Private Infrastructure Development Group, All Africa

Presentation Room 2

9:00 am

Solo: Tackling the fintech new investment paradigm

Chair

Speaker

9:20 am

Solo: Investing for prosperity: How the UK is making financial markets work for Africa

Chair

Speaker

9:40 am

Solo: UK Government services to Investors in Africa

Chair

Speaker

  • Emma Wade-Smith Her Majesty’s Trade Commissioner for Africa - Department for International Trade, All Africa

10:00 am

FSD Africa Panel: The Future of African Capital Markets

Moderator

Speakers

  • Bola Onadele Koko Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer - FMDQ OTC Securities Exchange
  • Abenet Bekele Chief Market Operations Officer - Ethiopia Commodity Exchange, Ethiopia
  • Paul Muthaura Chief Executive - Capital Markets Authority, Kenya
  • Daniel Ogbarmey Tetteh Director General - Securities and Exchange Commission, Ghana
  • James Doree Managing Director - Lion's Head Global Partners, All Africa

10:40 am

Networking Break

11:00 am

Solo: Developing Capital Markets in Africa

Chair

  • Juliet Munro Director - Financial Systems - FSD Africa, All Africa

Speaker

11:20 am

Solo: How a FinTech company has turned inefficient traditional banks into dynamic, profitable entities

Chair

  • Juliet Munro Director - Financial Systems - FSD Africa, All Africa

Speaker

11:40 am

FSD Africa Panel: Alternative Financing Models for SMEs

Chair

  • Juliet Munro Director - Financial Systems - FSD Africa, All Africa

Moderator

Speakers

12:20 pm

FSD Africa Solo: Invisible Infrastructure: MFS Africa’s story of building ‘rails’ across the African continent

Chair

  • Juliet Munro Director - Financial Systems - FSD Africa, All Africa

Speaker

12:40 pm

Solo: Designed to perform

Chair

  • Juliet Munro Director - Financial Systems - FSD Africa, All Africa

Speakers

1:00 pm

Lunch

2:00 pm

Solo: Using Fintech to scale up commercial investment in African micro enterprises

Chair

Speaker

2:20 pm

Solo: Underwriting With Machine Learning & Alternative Data Sources

Chair

Speaker

  • Daniel Jung Co-Founder and Head of Product - Branch International, All Africa

2:40 pm

Solo: Investment Opportunities in Africa’s Off-Grid Market

Chair

Speaker

  • Nick Hughes Co-Founder and Chief Product Officer - M-KOPA

3:00 pm

Panel: The Rise of Blockchain Solutions and Impactful Finance

Chair

Moderator

Speakers

3:40 pm

Networking Break

4:00 pm

Quick Fire: Fintech Innovation Opportunities

Chair

  • Chris Low Senior Advisor - In2Africa Advisors, Sub-Saharan Africa

Speakers

Presentation Room 3

9:00 am

Meet Business Leaders and Discover Investment Opportunities in Mauritius – Country Session sponsored by Economic Development Board

Session Sponsor

  • Faraz Rojid Head: Financial Services - Economic Development Board, Mauritius

Business Leader

  • Hartmut Sieper Chief Executive Officer - Transformative Technologies, Mauritius

10:30 am

Meet Business Leaders and Discover Investment Opportunities in Egypt – Country Session sponsored by CIB, BEBA & GAFI

Session Sponsors

  • Salma Amin Healthcare and Financial Sector Trade Advisor - Department of International Trade, British Embassy in Egypt
  • Rania Abdel Aziz Head - Strategic Relations Group - Commercial International Bank (CIB), Egypt
  • Dr. Mohsen Adel Chief Executive Officer - General Authority for Investment & Free Zones (GAFI), Egypt

Business Leader

  • Noha Shaker Founder and President - Egyptian Fintech Association (EFA), Egypt

12:00 pm

Meet Business Leaders and Discover Investment Opportunities in Botswana – Country Session sponsored by Botswana Investment and Trade Centre (BITC)

Session Sponsor

Business Leaders

1:00 pm

Lunch

2:00 pm

Meet Business Leaders and Discover Investment Opportunities in Rwanda – Country Session sponsored by Rwanda Development Board

Session Sponsor

  • Guy Baron Chief Investment Officer - Rwanda Development Board, Rwanda

Business Leaders

3:00 pm

Meet Business Leaders and Discover Investment Opportunities in Cote D’Ivoire – Country Session

Business Leaders

  • William Turkson Manager - PwC, Sub Saharan Francophone Africa
  • Brice Beumo Managing Director - Head of West and Central Africa - Eaglestone Advisory B.V, Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Viola Llewellyn Co-Founder & President - Ovamba Solutions, Inc, Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Dominique Kadja Head, Legal & Company Secretary - Standard Chartered Bank, Cote d’Ivoire And West Africa Monetary Union (WAMU)
  • Youssouf Carius Managing Director - Pulsar Partners, West & East Africa
  • Kouafilann A. Sory CEO - Fidelis Finance Group, Burkina Faso, Côte d’Ivoire
  • Jean-Michel Ette Director - KeysFinance Partners, Cote d'Ivoire

4:00 pm

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

Business Leaders

Presentation Room 4

9:00 am

Meet Business Leaders and Discover Investment Opportunities in South Africa – Country Session

Business Leaders

10:00 am

Meet Business Leaders and Discover Investment Opportunities in Nigeria – Country Session sponsored by Sefton Ross

Session Sponsor

Business Leaders

  • Hartmut Sieper Chief Executive Officer - Transformative Technologies, Mauritius
  • Babatunde Daramola Executive Director Finance, Systems and Investments - Consolidated Hallmark Insurance Plc, Nigeria
  • Jimoh Ibrahim President Infastructural Development in Africa - Africa Infrastructural Development Funding Dubai, All Africa
  • Fatumata Soukouna Coker GMD - Ygroup Holdings Inc, West Africa
  • Andrei Ugarov Partner - PwC, West & Central Africa
  • Adetayo Adeyemi Managing Director/CEO - Gaa Akanbi Micro-Finance Bank, All Africa
  • Ibrahim Onaleye Professor - Braton & Associate Group, Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Ayodeji Sobulo Managing Director - Addosser Micro-finance Bank Limited, Nigeria

11:00 am

Sponsor Session

12:00 pm

Software, Systems and Technology Solution Business Enabler Session sponsored by Orbitt

Session Sponsors

Business Leaders

1:00 pm

Lunch

2:00 pm

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

Business Leaders

  • Lelemba Phiri Principal - Africa Trust Group, SADC
  • Lanz Zulu Chief Operating Officer - Innovate Holdings Zambia Limited, SADC
  • Michiel Botman Managing Director - Veris Investments, Sub-Saharan Africa

2:30 pm

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

Session Sponsor

3:00 pm

Corporate, Fund Administration and Trust Services Business Enabler Session

Business Leaders

4:00 pm

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

4:30 pm

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

Business Leader

5:00 pm

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

Business Leaders

  • Brice Beumo Managing Director - Head of West and Central Africa - Eaglestone Advisory B.V, Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Viola Llewellyn Co-Founder & President - Ovamba Solutions, Inc, Sub-Saharan Africa