AFSIC is believed to be the largest Africa investment event taking place annually outside Africa and has become one of the most important conduits of investment into Africa.
Helena Riese Harstad
Co-Founder and Chairman
Helena Riese Harstad is the Co-Founder and working Chairman of Optimizer Foundation. She leads the overall strategic direction of the foundation, including assessment of investment opportunities, and manages donor engagement. In addition, she provides legal support to portfolio companies. She is a trained lawyer and has a background within Banking and Financing.