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.
Founder & CEO
4G Capital, Kenya
Wayne Hennessy-Barrett is Founder and CEO of 4G Capital, an award-winning African fintech delivering microloans and enterprise training to power MSME growth.
Over 25 years’ experience in frontier market operations. creating sustainable and scalable operations to deliver high shared value outcomes. He has advised and served several commercial and non-profit boards in the social impact, finance and technology sectors. Prior experience in strategic change management supporting private banks, fiduciary and professional service firms. First career as a British infantry officer seeing extensive active duty worldwide. Member of the SMART Campaign Steering Committee.
A Fellow of the Institute of Leadership and Management and Chartered Fellow of the Chartered Management Institute. Masters from King’s College London in Conflict Studies and International Relations and a BA from Exeter University in Politics. Holds a Diploma in International Compliance from the ICA, and Harvard Business School Strategic Leadership in Financial Inclusion executive course.
Enjoys shooting, boxing, polo and movies to relax and current affairs to become un-relaxed again, and charity work to support veterans and those suffering from disabilities.
- Panel: Microfinance – Macro Returns? The reality of investing in Africa’s microfinance sector
WEDNESDAY 6TH MAY 2020 2:45 pm ROOM 1