AFSIC Agenda – Wednesday 8th May 2019

Presentation Room 1

1:10 pm

Welcome Remarks

Speaker

1:20 pm

Keynote Solo

Speaker

  • Temi Ofong Head: Corporate and Investment Banking - Absa Bank, South Africa

1:40 pm

Panel: This is Africa’s Century, a broad overview of Africa’s economic direction, and investment opportunities

Moderator

Speakers

  • François Guibert Chief Executive Officer - Economic Development Board, All Africa
  • Nabeel Laher Head: International Private Equity - Old Mutual Alternative Investments, All Africa
  • Charles Robertson Global Chief Economist - Renaissance Capital, All Africa
  • Diana Amoa Portfolio Manager - JP Morgan Asset Management, All Africa

2:20 pm

Panel: An Analysis of Credit Investment Opportunities in Africa’s Financial Services Sector

Moderator

  • Nigel Smith Head of Debt Advisory and Restructuring, East Africa - KPMG East Africa, Kenya

Speakers

3:00 pm

Panel: What is the outlook for Africa’s listed equity universe?

Moderator

  • David Grayson Chief Executive Officer - Auerbach Grayson & Company, Pan-Africa

Speakers

  • Jonathan Kruger Portfolio Manager & Director - Adventis, Africa excluding South Africa
  • Asha Mehta Lead Portfolio Manager - Acadian Asset Management, All Africa
  • Paul Clark Portfolio Manager - Ashburton Investments, Africa excluding South Africa
  • Franklin Olakunle Amoo Managing Partner - Baylis Emerging Markets, West, Central & East Africa
  • Peter Leger Head of Global Frontier Markets - Coronation Fund Managers, All Africa

3:40 pm

Networking Break

4:00 pm

Panel: Where to find Africa’s most attractive credit investment opportunities

Moderator

  • Nimit Shah Partner - Helios Investment Partners, All Africa

Speakers

  • Brandon Quinn Co-Founder and CEO - Saffron Wealth, All Africa
  • Johan Marnewick Head of Credit Alternatives - Stanlib, Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Kaan Nazli Senior Economist - Neuberger Berman, All Africa
  • Steven Loubser Fund Manager - Investec Asset Management, Pan-Africa

4:40 pm

Panel: What are the most attractive financial sector listed equity opportunities in Africa?

Moderator

Speakers

7:30 pm

“Meet African Dealmakers” Networking Event (ticket only event and space is limited) sponsored by CDC

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Presentation Room 2

2:00 pm

Solo: Navigating Africa’s Development Agenda

Speaker

  • Brenton Lalu Specialist: Africa - Public Investment Corporation, All Africa

2:20 pm

Networking Event: Meet Africa’s Leading Development Finance Institutions and the International Financial Institutions driving Africa’s development

Speakers

  • Arun Kumar Principal Investment Officer - African Development Bank Group, Cote d'ivoire
  • Wieger Fokke Senior Investment Officer - Financial Institutions Africa - FMO, All Africa
  • Johann Choux Head of Equity - Financial Institutions & Innovation - Proparco, All Africa
  • Michael Fischer Director - Financial Institutions Africa - DEG - German Investment and Development Company
  • Alexis Losseau Investment Officer - BIO-Invest, East Africa
  • John Esther NE AFRICA Coverage Executive - TDB, East & Southern Africa
  • Antti Urvas Associate Director Financial Institutions - Finnfund, Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Kurt Morriesen Senior Advisor of Impact Investments - UNDP, All Africa
  • Jussi Ahonen Investment Manager - Finnfund, Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Christopher Balliet Bleziri Principal Investment Officer - West African Development Bank (WADB/BOAD), West Africa
  • Juan Jose Garcia Principal and Regional Syndications Lead, Sub-Saharan Africa & Latin America - International Finance Corporation (IFC), Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Abdessamad Abouti Principal Trader - European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), North Africa
  • Arnaud de Lavalette Senior Project Manager - ADA
  • Mouchili Mayoua Operation Team Leader (Transport) - Islamic Development Bank, West Africa
  • Richard Amor Head of Implementation and Business Development for operations in Africa - European Investment Bank, Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Francesco Ambrogetti Innovative Finance and Partnership Advisor - UNCDF, Least Developed Countries
  • Andreas Davidsen Senior Investment Manager - Norfund, Sub-Saharan Africa

3:40 pm

Networking Break

4:00 pm

Networking Event: Meet the Seed Funders, Incubators, Accelerators and Venture Capital Funds accelerating the growth of Africa’s best new companies

Speakers

  • Robert Haynie CEO - SPRING Accelerator, East Africa
  • Rachel Crawford Manager, Emerging Markets - Village Capital, All Africa
  • Dan Zook Executive Director - ISF Advisors, East Africa
  • Jerome Kisting Managing Director & Chief Investment Officer - Baobab Capital, Southern Africa
  • Leonard Stiegeler General Manager & Member of the Board of Directors - Ringier Africa AG, Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Matthew Gordon Partner - Ptolemy, All Africa
  • Bertin Ntekereze Managing Partner - Afrinet Capital LLC, East Africa
  • Ben Botes Group CEO - SeedsLife Caban Impact Investment LLP, Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Aaron Fu MD - MEST Africa, All Africa
  • Dominic Berger CEO - Angel Equity International, All Africa
  • Maxime Bayen Insights Director - Ecosystem Accelerator - GSMA, All Africa
  • Raj Wanniappa CEO - Future Horizon Technologies, South Africa
  • Kenza Lahlou Founder and Managing Partner - Outlierz Ventures, All Africa
  • Job Collins Okello Chairman - Astuven Capital, Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Takuma Terakubo Founder & CEO - Leapfrog Ventures Inc., Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda, South Africa
  • Tanya van Lill CEO - SAVCA, Southern Africa
  • Haakon Brunell Co-Founder & Managing Partner - Katapult Accelerator, All Africa
  • Eghosa Omoigui Managing General Partner - EchoVC, Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Erick Yong CEO - GreenTec Capital Partners, Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Rodrigue FouaFou CEO/Co-Founder - HartNamtemah Inc., All Africa

7:30 pm

“Meet African Dealmakers” Networking Event (ticket only event and space is limited) sponsored by CDC

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Presentation Room 3

2:00 pm

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

Business Leader

3:00 pm

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

Business Leaders

  • Viola A. Llewellyn Co-Founder & President - Ovamba Solutions, Inc, All Africa
  • Ababacar Diaw Chief Executive Officer - Impaxis Securities, West Africa/WAEMU
  • Sega Balde Secretary General - West African Bankers' Association (WEBA), West Africa

7:30 pm

“Meet African Dealmakers” Networking Event (ticket only event and space is limited) sponsored by CDC

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You are invited to attend the “Meet African Dealmakers” Networking Event on the evening of Wednesday 8th May 2019 at the iconic County Hall, Westminster Bridge. The Meet African Dealmaker’s Net...

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Presentation Room 4

2:00 pm

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

Business Leader

2:30 pm

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

Business Leader

3:00 pm

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

Business Leaders

7:30 pm

“Meet African Dealmakers” Networking Event (ticket only event and space is limited) sponsored by CDC

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You are invited to attend the “Meet African Dealmakers” Networking Event on the evening of Wednesday 8th May 2019 at the iconic County Hall, Westminster Bridge. The Meet African Dealmaker’s Net...

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