AFSIC Agenda – Monday 11th October 2021

Room 1

8:50 am

KEYNOTE Solo: Opening Comments by Rupert McCammon

Speaker

9:00 am

KEYNOTE Solo: How FCDO is helping to Mobilise Private Sector Investment into Africa

Speaker

  • Vicky Ford MP Minister for Africa - Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office

9:20 am

BANKING Solo: Africa: The destination for focused investment

Speaker

9:40 am

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

Moderator

  • Mik Kabeya Vice President-Senior Analyst - Moody's Investors Service

Speakers

10:20 am

BANKING Solo: Financial sector development in Africa: CDC’s approach

Speaker

10:40 am

Networking Break

11:00 am

BANKING Panel: Attracting Investment into Africa’s Financial Sector, What do Investors Want?

Moderator

  • View full profile for William Tay-PamartWilliam Tay-Pamart Co-Founder and MD - Africa Financial Institutions Investment Platform (AFIIP)

Speakers

11:40 am

BANKING Panel: Microfinance – Macro Returns? The reality of Investing in Africa’s Microfinance Sector

Moderator

Speakers

12:20 pm

JERSEY FINANCE Panel: South Africa Funds Masterclass: Trends in Fund Domiciliation and Capital Raising

Moderator

  • Allan Wood Global Head of Business Development - Jersey Finance

Speakers

1:00 pm

Lunch

1:30 pm

BANKING Digital Presentations

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2:00 pm

BUILDING Panel: Moving Africa Forward – Investment Opportunities in Africa’s Transport and Logistics Sector

Moderator

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2:40 pm

BUILDING Panel: The City, How to Benefit from the Rapid Urbanisation and Demographic Growth rate in Africa

Moderator

  • Oliver Cornock Editor-in-Chief & Director of Advisory Services - Oxford Business Group

Speakers

3:20 pm

BUILDING Panel: Unlocking Africa’s Infrastructure Investments

Moderator

Speakers

4:00 pm

FSD Africa Panel: Affordable Housing: Investing in greener and affordable housing in Africa

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Across Africa, the demand for affordable housing is clearly outpacing supply.  With urbanisation rates among the highest on the planet, African cities desperately need to champion affordable housing ...

Moderator

Speakers

  • Kecia Rust Executive Director - Centre for Affordable Housing Finance in Africa
  • Michael Waller CEO - Sofala Capital
  • Kioi Wambaa Managing Director - Credit and Portfolio Management - International Housing Solutions - Kenya
  • Cathal Conaty Managing Director - International Housing Solutions

4:40 pm

BUILDING Digital Presentations

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Room 2

9:20 am

INVESTING Panel: Analysis of Investment Opportunities and Challenges in Africa’s Small and Medium Sized Companies

Moderator

  • Milko Skoro Managing Director Advisory & Infrastructure - Africa Merchant Capital Advisory

Speakers

10:00 am

INVESTING Solo: Mauritius on the go – African growth

Speaker

10:20 am

INVESTING Solo: Human Capital Leadership – The Ultimate Impact Investment

Speaker

10:40 am

Networking Break

11:00 am

INVESTING Panel: Investor Perspectives on African Private Capital Markets

Moderator

  • Hazel Taylor Investment Director and Head of Investor Desk, Investor Desk - CDC Group

Speakers

11:40 am

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

Moderator

  • Joseph Rohm Managing Director and Portfolio Manager - Adventis

Speakers

  • Ayo Salami Chief Investment Officer - Emerging Markets Investment Management
  • Thea Jamison, CFA Managing Director and Founder - CHANGE Global Investment, LLC
  • David Grayson Chairman and Chief Executive Officer - Auerbach Grayson

12:20 pm

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

Moderator

  • James Doree Managing Director - Lion's Head Global Partners

Speakers

1:00 pm

Lunch

1:30 pm

INVESTING Digital Presentations

Speakers

2:00 pm

EDUCATION Solo: Professional Education: Africa’s Investment Talent of the Future

Speakers

  • Thato Mashigo Portfolio Manager and Vice President CFA Society South Africa - Sanlam Private Wealth
  • Peter Watkins Director, University Relations, EMEA - CFA Institute

2:20 pm

EDUCATION Panel: Educating Investors: Investment Returns in Africa’s Education Sector

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Speakers

3:00 pm

AGRICULTURE Panel: Seed Investments – An Analysis of the Risks and Opportunities of investing in Africa’s Agricultural Sector

Moderator

Speakers

  • Guy Kamguia Portfolio Director - Value Creation - Zebu Investment Partners
  • Wesley Davis Head of Strategic Partnerships - Delphos
  • Paul Okunaiya Managing Director - Forest Capital
  • Susan Payne CEO - Holistic Agricultural Investments Group Ltd
  • Andreas Davidsen Vice President of Scalable Enterprises - Agribusiness & Manufacturing - Norfund
  • Tarek El Sherbini Head of Agribusiness, Southern and Eastern Mediterranean - European Bank for Reconstruction and Development

3:40 pm

AGRICULTURE Solo: Connecting the ‘Last Mile’ through blockchain technology and digital utility tokens

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4:00 pm

AGRICULTURE Solo: Inclusive Investment Critical to SME Development (Driving force of Africa’s economy)

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4:20 pm

EDUCATION Digital Presentations

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  • Peter Hinton Co-Lead: Affordable Education Finance - CapPlus
  • Jay Kimmelman CEO and Co-Founder - Bridge International Academies

4:50 pm

AGRICULTURE Digital Presentations

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Room 3

10:00 am

BUILDING Networking: Meet Africa’s leading Infrastructure Investors

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2:00 pm

BANKING Networking: Meet the Development Finance Institutions (DFIs)

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  • Enrique Tizon Syndications Officer - International Finance Corporation - WBG
  • Milena Loayza Manager Financial Institutions - BIO
  • Steven Gray West Africa Representative - UKEF - UK Export Finance
  • Michael Mills Private Finance Adviser - UK Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy
  • Kurt Morriesen Senior Advisor - Impact Investments and SDGs - United Nations Development Programme
  • Andreas Davidsen Vice President of Scalable Enterprises - Agribusiness & Manufacturing - Norfund
  • Michael Fischer Director - Financial Institutions Africa - DEG - German Investment and Development Company
  • Jussi Ahonen Head of Digital Infrastructure and Solutions - Finnfund
  • Peter Maila Investment Director - CDC Group
  • Hoda Atia Moustafa Global Head of Portfolio - Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (MIGA)
  • Dr. Konstantinos Tsanis Digital Transformation and FinTech Specialist - IFC
  • Marina Pannekeet Manager, Energy - FMO
  • Gaetan Herinckx Manager - Senior Investment Officer, SME/Corporate direct investment - Belgian Investment Company for Developing Countries (BIO)

3:30 pm

INVESTING Networking: Meet Africa’s Leading Impact Investors

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Room 4

10:00 am

FINTECH Quickfire: Africa’s Most Promising Fintech Investment Opportunities

Speakers

11:00 am

BUILDING Quickfire: Africa’s Most Promising Real Estate and Infrastructure Investment Opportunities

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2:00 pm

AGRICULTURE Quickfire: Africa’s Most Promising Agriculture, Food and Aquaculture Investment Opportunities

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Foyer Area

9:00 am

EAST AFRICA SESSIONS: Ethiopia

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10:00 am

EAST AFRICA SESSIONS: Kenya

Speakers

11:00 am

EAST AFRICA SESSIONS: Rwanda

Speakers

  • Najwa El Iraki Managing Partner - AfricaDev Consulting Ltd
  • Daniel Nkubito Managing Director - Rwanda Public Private Dialogue Consultancy Ltd
  • Toyin Abiodun Former Strategic Advisor - Ministry Of Trade And Industry, Rwanda, Tony Blair Institute Affiliate
  • Lord Dolar Popat UK Trade Envoy to Rwanda, Uganda and Congo - House of Lords

12:00 pm

EAST AFRICA SESSIONS: Democratic Republic of Congo

2:00 pm

WEST AFRICA SESSIONS: Cameroon

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3:00 pm

WEST AFRICA SESSIONS: Nigeria

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4:00 pm

WEST AFRICA SESSIONS: Ghana

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