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Networking Session: Meet the Development Finance Institutions (DFIs)

Time: 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Date: TUESDAY 5TH MAY 2020

Theatre: ROOM 2



  • Kazuhiro Numasawa Chief Investment Officer - African Development Bank
  • Marco Yamaguchi Manager, Non-Sovereign Infrastructure Division, Infrastructure and Urban Development Department - African Development Bank
  • John Lentaigne Acting CEO - African Trade Insurance Agency
  • Wieger Fokke Senior Investment Officer - FMO - The Dutch Development Bank
  • Deepak Dave Chief Risk Officer - Africa Trade Insurance Agency
  • 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

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