AFSIC Agenda – Tuesday 5th May 2020

Presentation Room 1

1:00 pm

Opening Remarks

ROOM 1

Speaker

1:10 pm

Key Note Solo: ABSA

ROOM 1

2:00 pm

Networking Session: Meet Africa’s Leading Venture Capital and Early Stage Investors

ROOM 1

Speakers

3:30 pm

Networking Session: Meet Africa’s Leading Impact Investors

ROOM 1

Speakers

Presentation Room 2

2:00 pm

Networking Session: Meet the Development Finance Institutions (DFIs)

ROOM 2

Speakers

  • Marco Yamaguchi Manager, Non-Sovereign Infrastructure Division, Infrastructure and Urban Development Department - African Development Bank
  • Hoda Atia Moustafa Africa Regional Head - Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (MIGA)
  • Michael Fischer Director - Financial Institutions Africa - DEG - German Investment and Development Company
  • Sanjeev Gupta Executive Director & Head of Financial Services - Africa Finance Corporation, All Africa
  • Ulla Huotari Investment Manager - Finnfund, Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Antti Urvas Associate Director - Finnfund
  • Kurt Morriesen Senior Advisor - Impact Investments and SDGs - United Nations Development Programme
  • Jussi Ahonen Senior Investment Manager - Finnfund
  • Juan Jose Garcia Principal and Regional Syndications Lead, Sub-Saharan Africa & Latin America - International Finance Corporation (IFC)
  • Olivier Edelman Head of Microfinance Unit - European Investment Bank
  • Lory Camba Opem Global Lead - Responsible Finance, Financial Inclusion, SME and Digital Finance - IFC Financial Institutions Group
  • Peter Maila Investment Director - CDC Group
  • Dr. Chinyere Almona Senior Corporate Governance Officer - Africa Corporate Governance Program - International Finance Corporation (IFC)
  • Jessica Schicks Senior Investment Officer - Financial Institutions - BIO - Belgian Investment Company for Developing Countries
  • Rostan Schwab Africa Head - Fintech Investments - International Finance Corporation (IFC)
  • James Polan Vice President - Development Credit - US Development Finance Corporation (DFC)
  • Richard Amor Head of Division - European Investment Bank
  • Michael Mills Private Finance Adviser - UK Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy
  • Wasim Tahir Sector Strategist, Financial Institutions - CDC Group
  • Judy Kinyanjui Investment Director - Financial Institutions - Norfund
  • Michael Awori Chief Operating Officer - Trade and Development Bank (TDB)
  • Xavier Echasseriau Deputy Head - Financial Institutions Group - PROPARCO
  • Andreas Davidsen Vice President of Scalable Enterprises - Agribusiness & Manufacturing - Norfund
  • C.D. Glin President and CEO - U.S. African Development Foundation (USADF)
  • James Knuckles Consultant - ESMAP Global Facility on Mini Grids - The World Bank
  • Dr. Weixi Gong Chief - United Nations Industrial Development Organization

3:30 pm

Networking Session: Meet Africa’s Leading Infrastructure Investors

ROOM 2

Speakers

  • Marco Yamaguchi Manager, Non-Sovereign Infrastructure Division, Infrastructure and Urban Development Department - African Development Bank
  • Roland Tatnall Head-Sub Saharan Africa - Mubadala Infrastructure Partners
  • Mich Nieuwoudt Chief Investment Officer - Gaia Fund Managers
  • Emilio Cattaneo Executive Director - Emerging Africa Infrastructure Fund, a PIDG company
  • Martijn Proos Director - Investec Asset Management
  • Ope Onibokun Investment Specialist - Investec Asset Management
  • Richard Abel Managing Director - UK Climate Investments
  • Gilles Vaes Chief Executive Officer - InfraCo Africa
  • Flemming Dalgaard Senior Investment Adviser - A.P.Moller Capital

Presentation Room 3

1:30 pm

Panel: This is Africa’s Century, an Overview of Africa’s Economic Emergence

ROOM 3

Speakers

2:15 pm

Solo: Africa’s Developing Capital Markets, Challenges and Opportunities

ROOM 3

Speaker

  • Stefan Nalletamby Director - Financial Sector Development Department - African Development Bank

2:30 pm

Panel: The Growth of Africa’s Capital Markets

ROOM 3

Speakers

3:15 pm

Solo

ROOM 3

3:30 pm

Networking Break

ROOM 3

4:00 pm

Panel: Africa’s Public Equity Markets, is this an Exceptional Entry Point?

ROOM 3

Speakers

4:45 pm

Panel: Private Equity in Africa, where the Smart Money is Investing

ROOM 3

Speakers

Presentation Room 4

1:30 pm

Panel: Private Credit in Africa, The Case for and Against

ROOM 4

Speakers

2:15 pm

Panel: Opportunities within the African Fixed Income Asset Class

ROOM 4

Speakers

  • Brandon Quinn Partner & Fund Manager - Adventis International
  • Samia Tnani Head of Credit Origination - Africinvest Private Credit

2:45 pm

Panel: Financing Trade, an Alternative Asset Class

ROOM 4

Speakers

3:30 pm

Networking Break

ROOM 4

4:00 pm

Panel: De-risking African investments, an analysis of available instruments

ROOM 4

Speakers

4:45 pm

Solo: The US International Development Finance Corporation, America’s newest tool for Development Finance

ROOM 4

Speaker

  • James Polan Vice President - Development Credit - US Development Finance Corporation (DFC)

5:00 pm

Panel: Increasing US institutional investment into Africa

ROOM 4

Speakers

  • Thea Jamison Managing Director and Founder - CHANGE Global Investment, LLC
  • Ahmed El Saharty Vice President - The Rohatyn Group
  • Andrew Siwo Investment Director & Head of Mission Related Investments - Colonial Consulting
  • C.D. Glin President and CEO - U.S. African Development Foundation (USADF)

Presentation Room 5