AFSIC Agenda – Tuesday 12th October 2021

9:05 am

GROWTH Solo: TBA

9:25 am

GROWTH Solo: Applying ESG considerations to investment in Africa

9:45 am

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

Moderator

Speakers

10:25 am

Networking Break

10:55 am

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

Speakers

11:35 am

FSD Panel: What next for Green Finance?

12:15 pm

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

Speakers

1:00 pm

Lunch

2:05 pm

GROWTH Quickfire: Africa’s Most Promising Green Finance Opportunities

3:35 pm

GROWTH: Meet the Green Finance Investors

9:05 am

FINTECH Solo: Africa and Responsible Investing in Digital Financial Services

Speaker

  • Lory Camba Opem Global Lead - Responsible Finance, Financial Inclusion, SME and Digital Finance - IFC Financial Institutions Group

9:25 am

FINTECH Solo: Global Fintech Industry Outlook

Speaker

9:45 am

FINTECH Panel: Fintech, Investment Opportunities beyond the Payment Solution

Moderator

Speakers

10:30 am

Networking Break

11:00 am

FINTECH: TBA

11:35 am

FINTECH Panel: African Fintech going Global

Speakers

12:15 pm

FSD Panel: Digital Finance

1:00 pm

Lunch

2:05 pm

FINTECH Quickfire: Africa’s Most Promising Fintech Investment Opportunities

Speakers

3:35 pm

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

Speakers

9:05 am

HEALTH: TBA

10:30 am

Networking Break

11:00 am

HEALTH: TBA

1:00 pm

Lunch

2:05 pm

HEALTH: TBA

9:05 am

KEYNOTE Fireside Chat: Increasing US Institutional Investment into Africa

Speakers

9:25 am

INVESTING Solo: Scaling up Investment in Africa

Speaker

  • Jonathan Said Head of Inclusive Growth, Africa - Tony Blair Institute for Global Change

9:45 am

INVESTING Panel: Mobilising Africa’s Domestic Savings to Finance Africa’s Growth

Speakers

10:30 am

Networking Break

11:00 am

KEYNOTE Solo: Realising the UK’s Ambition to be Africa’s Investment Partner of Choice

Speaker

  • Emma Wade-Smith OBE Her Majesty’s Trade Commissioner for Africa - UK Department for International Trade (DIT)

11:20 am

INVESTING: TBA

11:35 am

INVESTING Panel: Opportunities within the African Fixed Income Asset Class

Speakers

  • Erica Nell Head: Private Debt - Sanlam Investment Management
  • Samia Tnani Head of Credit Origination - AfricInvest Private Credit
  • Brandon Quinn Partner & Fund Manager - Adventis International

12:15 pm

INVESTING Panel: The Growth of Africa’s Capital Markets

Speakers

1:00 pm

Lunch

2:05 pm

INVESTING Quickfire: Africa’s Most Promising New Funds Preparing to Launch

Speakers

9:00 am

SOUTHERN AFRICA SESSIONS: Botswana

Speakers

10:00 am

SOUTHERN AFRICA SESSIONS: Mauritius

Speakers

11:00 am

SOUTHERN AFRICA SESSIONS: South Africa

Speakers

  • Mohan Vivekanandan Group Executive: Origination & Coverage - Development Bank of Southern Africa
  • Brenton Lalu Specialist: Africa - Public Investment Corporation
  • Mpho Mtsi Co-Founder & Managing Director - IMA Investment Partners
  • Thato Mashigo Portfolio Manager - Sanlam Private Wealth
  • Hayden Reinders Head of Business Development and Client Management - Prescient Fund Services
  • Terence Gale Chairman - Exporters Club Western Cape
  • Leon Ayo Chamber President - British Chamber of Business in Southern Africa
  • Tanya van Lill CEO - SAVCA
  • Cathy Goddard CEO - FyreFem Fund Managers

12:00 pm

SOUTHERN AFRICA SESSIONS: Zimbabwe

Speakers

2:00 pm

NORTH AFRICA SESSIONS: Egypt

Speakers

  • Wael Khattab Founder & Managing Partner - Feather Invest
  • Loay Amin Head of Finance - Commercial International Bank
  • Mohamed Reda Group CEO - SOLID Capital Group
  • Noha El Ghazaly Managing Director and Head of Investment Banking - Pharos Investment Banking
  • Karim Helal Managing Director of Corporate Finance and Investor Relations - Carbon Holdings
  • Walid Labadi Country Manager - Egypt, Libya & Yemen - International Finance Corporation (IFC)
  • Sherif Abdel Aal Regional Head of M&A, Head of Country (Egypt) - KAMCO Investment Company
  • Ahmed El Saharty Vice President - The Rohatyn Group

3:00 pm

NORTH AFRICA SESSIONS: Morocco

Speakers