2019 Country Session and Business Enabler participants

The 2019 Country Session and Business Enabler participants are detailed below and you will be available to meet in the networking sessions.

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

Adetayo Adeyemi

Managing Director/CEO

Gaa Akanbi Micro-Finance Bank, All Africa

Salma Amin

Healthcare and Financial Sector Trade Advisor

Department of International Trade, British Embassy in Egypt

Zekarias Amsalu

Founder & MD

IBEX Frontier, East Africa

Olayemi Anyanechi

Managing Partner

Sefton Fross, Nigeria

Lydia Anyangu

Chief Executive Officer

Molyn Credit Limited, All Africa

Fernando Dolbeth Assunção

Managing Director

Pulsar Development International, All Africa

Brice Beumo

Managing Director - Head of West and Central Africa

Eaglestone Advisory B.V, Sub-Saharan Africa

Sandip Bhadury

General Manager

Mayfair Insurance Company Rwanda

Michiel Botman

Managing Director

Veris Investments, Sub-Saharan Africa

Rafik Boussa


Grant Thornton, Algeria

Christophe Bretagnolle

Managing Partner

PCES, All Africa

Temesgen Busha

Director of Strategy and Corporate Transformation

Awash Bank, Ethiopia

Youssouf Carius

Managing Director

Pulsar Partners, West & East Africa

Zainul Chandoo

Head of Treasury

Stanbic Bank Tanzania

Fatumata Soukouna Coker


Ygroup Holdings Inc, West Africa

Devindra Nitin Collappen

Managing Director

Sunibel Corporate Services Ltd, All Africa

Babatunde Daramola

Executive Director Finance, Systems and Investments

Consolidated Hallmark Insurance Plc, Nigeria

Teddy Deroy


IBIS Environmental Social Governance Consulting, All Africa

Ababacar Diaw

Chief Executive Officer

Impaxis Securities, West Africa/WAEMU

Scott Duxbury


Nucleus195, All Africa

Najwa El Iraki

Managing Partner

AfricaDev Consulting Ltd, All Africa

Cathy Goddard


Firebird Fund Managers, South Africa

Hicham Haddouti

Founding Principal

Idus Capital, Morocco

Andy Halsall


Poa Internet, Kenya

Michael Hass

Managing Director


Richard Honey


Msasa Capital, SADC

Will Hunnam


Orbitt, All Africa

Jimoh Ibrahim

President Infastructural Development in Africa

Africa Infrastructural Development Funding Dubai, All Africa

Dominique Kadja

Head, Legal & Company Secretary

Standard Chartered Bank, Cote d’Ivoire And West Africa Monetary Union (WAMU)

François Kakese

Manager, Consulting

Deloitte, DRC & Francophone Africa

Suleiman Kiggundu

Group Chairman

MBEA Brokerage Services East Africa, Sub-Saharan Africa

Kwasi Kyere

Chief Executive Officer

Star Alliance Microfinance Limited, Ghana

Mohamed Maarouf

General Manager

BTI Bank, Morocco

Loïc Mackosso

Managing Partner

ARIES Investissements, Central Africa

Lesang Magang


Afinitas Limited

Dr. Lance Mambondiani


Steward Bank, Zimbabwe

Memory Mashingaidze

Co-Founder/ Director

MOL Power/Tatanga Energy

Orest Maskini

Country Head of Risk

Standard Chartered Bank Tanzania

David McEvoy

CEO Office

Trust Merchant Bank, Democratic Republic of Congo

Richard More


Curtis Murray Associates, All Africa

Celestin Mukeba Muntuabu

Managing Director

Equity Bank Congo SA, DRC

Tonderai Mutesva

Corporate Finance Executive

MyBucks S.A., All Africa

Goncalo Neves-Correia

CEO & Partner

ThirdWay Africa, East & Southern Africa

Babalwa Ngonyama

CEO & Deputy Chair

Sinayo Securities, South Africa

Abdulmajid Mussa Nsekela

Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer

CRDB Bank, Tanzania

Michael Nyamazana

Managing Director

Africa Corporate Advisors, Eastern and Southern Africa

Fabrice Nze-Bekale

Managing Partner

ACT Afrique Group, West & Central Africa

Keletsositse Olebile

Chief Executive Officer

Botswana Investment and Trade Centre (BITC)

Lanre Oloniniyi


Orbitt, All Africa

Fernando Oltra

Head of Investor Relations

MyBucks, Southern and East Africa

Ibrahim Onaleye


Braton & Associate Group, Sub-Saharan Africa

Graham Parrott

Managing Director

Ethiopia Investments Limited, Ethiopia

Ralph Pecker

Business Development Director

Paycode, All Africa

Lelemba Phiri


Africa Trust Group, SADC

Samantha Pokroy


Sanari Capital, South Africa

Kim Polley

Managing Partner (Corporate and Public Affairs - Africa)

Instinctif Partners South Africa, All Africa

Faraz Rojid

Head: Financial Services

Economic Development Board, Mauritius

Jasmine Samantar


Samawat Energy, Horn of Africa

Noha Shaker

Founder and President

Egyptian Fintech Association (EFA), Egypt

Hartmut Sieper

Chief Executive Officer

Transformative Technologies, Mauritius

Endalkachew Sime

Secretary General

Ethiopian Chamber of Commerce and S.A., Ethiopia

Ayodeji Sobulo

Managing Director

Addosser Micro-finance Bank Limited, Nigeria

Kouafilann A. Sory


Fidelis Finance Group, Burkina Faso, Côte d’Ivoire

Rik Stamhuis

Co-Founder & Managing Director

Jiro-Ve, East Africa

Doug Strong

Head Corporate Finance

Gerald Metals Group, Sub-Saharan Africa

Niclas Thelander

Managing Director

Outsized, Sub-Saharan Africa

Thapelo Tsheole

Chief Executive Officer

Botswana Stock Exchange Limited

William Turkson


PwC, Sub Saharan Francophone Africa

Andrei Ugarov


PwC, West & Central Africa

Olivia Zank

CEO & Founder

BeneFactors Ltd, Rwanda

Lanz Zulu

Chief Operating Officer

Innovate Holdings Zambia Limited, SADC