AFSIC Agenda – Tuesday 12th October 2021

Room 1

9:00 am

GROWTH Solo: Renewables in Africa: From Talk to Action

Speaker

9:20 am

GROWTH Panel: Leapfrogging – When will the Electricity Grid become Obsolete in Africa?

Moderator

Speakers

10:00 am

GROWTH Panel: How is the Utility Death Spiral Relevant to Africa?

Moderator

Speakers

10:40 am

Networking Break

11:00 am

GROWTH Panel: Limited Partners (LPs) Impacting Sustainable Investment into Africa

Moderator

Speakers

  • Dan Farrell Chairman & CEO - Privos Capital
  • Martin Ewald Managing Director & Lead Portfolio Manager Impact Investments - Allianz Global Investors
  • Greg Murray CEO and Co-Founder - KOKO Networks

11:40 am

GROWTH Solo: Gender Lens Venture Investing in sub-Saharan Africa

Speaker

12:00 pm

GROWTH Solo: Launching a first or second time Impact Fund – Challenges and Solutions

Speaker

12:20 pm

FSD Africa Panel: Green Finance

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Africa’s climate vulnerability is well-recognised. With 30 of the world’s 40 most climate vulnerable countries in Africa, it is right we should give prominence to the state of green finance in Afr...

Moderator

Speakers

1:00 pm

Lunch

1:30 pm

GROWTH Digital Presentations

Speakers

2:00 pm

FINTECH Solo: Banking Under The Mango Tree

Chair

  • Funmi Dele-Giwa Director, Legal, Regulatory & Governmental Affairs - MFS Africa

Speaker

2:20 pm

FINTECH Panel: Fintech, Investment Opportunities beyond the Payment Solution

Chair

  • Funmi Dele-Giwa Director, Legal, Regulatory & Governmental Affairs - MFS Africa

Moderator

  • Patrick Gutmann Managing Director, MFS Africa UK Banks, Institutions and Governments - MFS Africa

Speakers

3:00 pm

FINTECH Solo: Global Fintech Industry Outlook

Chair

  • Funmi Dele-Giwa Director, Legal, Regulatory & Governmental Affairs - MFS Africa

Speaker

3:20 pm

FINTECH Solo: The Next Trillion Dollar Opportunity: Expanding Africa’s Horizons With Fintech

Chair

  • Funmi Dele-Giwa Director, Legal, Regulatory & Governmental Affairs - MFS Africa

Speaker

3:40 pm

FINTECH Panel: African Fintech going Global

Chair

  • Funmi Dele-Giwa Director, Legal, Regulatory & Governmental Affairs - MFS Africa

Moderator

  • Guy Futi Co-Founder - Star Kitchens Group

Speakers

4:20 pm

FINTECH Solo: How we grew our blockchain-based cross-border remittance business by over 1200 % in under 6 months

Chair

  • Funmi Dele-Giwa Director, Legal, Regulatory & Governmental Affairs - MFS Africa

Speaker

4:40 pm

FSD Africa Panel: Pushing frontiers in digital finance: The case of MFS Africa and 4R Digital

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The impact of digital technology on patterns of production and consumption is emerging as a key driver for the next phase of growth in the global economy, transforming the way we live and work. A rece...

Chair

  • Funmi Dele-Giwa Director, Legal, Regulatory & Governmental Affairs - MFS Africa

Moderator

Speakers

5:20 pm

FINTECH Digital Presentations

Speakers

Room 2

9:00 am

INVESTING Panel: Increasing US Institutional Investment into Africa

Moderator

  • Joseph Rohm Managing Director and Portfolio Manager - Adventis

Speakers

  • John Onwualu Managing Director - Former U.S. International Development Finance Corporation (DFC)
  • Thea Jamison, CFA Managing Director and Founder - CHANGE Global Investment, LLC
  • Aziz Hassanali Managing Partner - Bateleur Capital LLC

9:40 am

INVESTING Solo: The African Investment Outlook: Securing Right-Priced Capital in 2022

Speaker

10:00 am

INVESTING Panel: African Financial Institutions Ratings, Promoting or Discouraging international Investments?

Moderator

Speakers

  • View full profile for William Tay-PamartWilliam Tay-Pamart Co-Founder and MD - Africa Financial Institutions Investment Platform (AFIIP)
  • Oureye Sakho Eklo Chief Risk Officer - BOAD - Banque Ouest Africaine de Développement
  • Stanislas Zeze CEO & Chairman - Bloomfield Investment Corporation
  • Mahin Dissanayake Senior Director, Head of Bank Ratings: Sub-Saharan Africa - Fitch Ratings

10:40 am

Networking Break

11:00 am

INVESTING Panel: The Growth of Africa’s Capital Markets

Moderator

  • Ope Sule Business Development Manager, Africa - London Stock Exchange

Speakers

11:40 am

INVESTING Solo: Catalysing Transformative Investments from Within

Speaker

  • Guy Baron Director, Head of Investment - Tony Blair Institute for Global Change

12:00 pm

INVESTING Panel: Maximizing Growth and Minimizing Risk

Moderator

  • Simon Gray Head of Business Development & Marketing - BVI Finance

Speakers

12:40 pm

INVESTING Solo: The Rise of the African Woman Entrepreneur: Catalysing Women Entrepreneurship in Africa post COVID-19 using Innovative Blended Financing Mechanisms

Speaker

1:00 pm

Lunch

1:30 pm

INVESTING Digital Presentations

Speakers

2:00 pm

HEALTH Solo: Snapshot on Investments in healthcare in Africa

Speaker

2:20 pm

HEALTH Solo: African Healthcare Macrodynamics

Speaker

  • Damien Jacquart Partner Lead, Financial Advisory Afrique - Deloitte Afrique

2:40 pm

HEALTH Solo: Wrap Up Healthcare Stream & Official Launch of “Africa Healthcare Investment Summit 2022”

Speaker

3:00 pm

HEALTH Quickfire

3:30 pm

HEALTH Panel: Health Technology: A Leapfrog for the Continent

Moderator

Speakers

4:10 pm

DIGITAL HEALTH Panel: PanAfrican Healthcare Governance

Moderator

  • Dr. Michel Hamala Sidibé Former Executive Director of UNAIDS and Under-Secretary-General of the United Nations - African Union Special Envoy for African Medicines Agency

Speakers

  • Lolem Ngong Chief of Staff - Amref Health Africa
  • Benjamin Djoudalbaye Head of Division of Policy, Health Diplomacy and Communication - Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention
  • Manuel Batz Director Middle East & Africa BioProcessing - Merck KGaA
  • Greg Perry Assistant Director General - IFPMA

4:50 pm

DIGITAL HEALTH Panel: Key Building Blocks of a Good Healthcare Ecosystem

Moderator

Speakers

5:30 pm

HEALTH Digital Presentations

Speaker

  • Evelyn Castle Executive Director & Co-Founder - EHA Impact Ventures

Room 3

10:00 am

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

Speakers

11:30 am

HEALTH Networking: Meet the Healthcare Investors

2:00 pm

Meet the AFSIC African Investment Dashboard Opportunities

Speakers

Room 4

10:00 am

Ghana JET Programme’s – Ghana Investment Forum: Welcome from Ghana JET Team

10:05 am

Ghana JET Programme’s – Ghana Investment Forum: Keynote Address

10:20 am

Ghana JET Programme’s – Ghana Investment Forum: An Introduction to Ghana JET Programme

10:35 am

Ghana JET Programme’s – Ghana Investment Forum: How to Accelerate Ghana’s Investments

10:50 am

Ghana JET Programme’s – Ghana Investment Forum: Creating an Enabling Environment for Agriculture Investments in Ghana

11:05 am

Networking Break

11:15 am

Ghana JET Programme’s – Ghana Investment Forum Panel Discussion: Development for Growth – Investing in Ghana’s Industrial Development

12:15 pm

Ghana JET Programme’s – Ghana Investment Forum: Network and Meet the Investors

Foyer Area

9:00 am

SOUTHERN AFRICA SESSIONS: Botswana

Speaker

  • Tim Hoops Operations Manager - Botswana - Strata-X Energy Inc

10:00 am

SOUTHERN AFRICA SESSIONS: Mauritius

Speaker

11:00 am

SOUTHERN AFRICA SESSIONS: South Africa

Speaker

  • Thato Mashigo Portfolio Manager and Vice President CFA Society South Africa - Sanlam Private Wealth

12:00 pm

SOUTHERN AFRICA SESSIONS: Zimbabwe

Speakers

2:00 pm

NORTH AFRICA SESSIONS: Egypt

Speakers

3:00 pm

NORTH AFRICA SESSIONS: Morocco

Speaker