2021 Speakers

Marcelina !Gaoses

Founder and Director

Myrtle Growth Capital

Sherif Abdel Aal

Regional Head of M&A, Head of Country (Egypt)

KAMCO Investment Company

Richard Abel

Managing Director

UK Climate Investments

Toyin Abiodun

Former Strategic Advisor

Ministry Of Trade And Industry, Rwanda, Tony Blair Institute Affiliate

Muhtari Adanan

Managing Partner

Xecced Ventures

Olufunmi Adepoju, CFA, FRM

Managing Partner

PearlMutual Consulting Limited

Bade Adesemowo

Cto & Co-Founder

Social Lender

Daniel Afejuku

Managing Director

Eagle Flight MFB

Dalia Aga-Shaw

Investment Director

CDC Group plc

Jussi Ahonen

Head of Digital Infrastructure and Solutions

Finnfund

Samuel Ajiboyede

CEO

FleetPartners Limited

Michael Edem Akafia

Vice President & Head-Legal & Compliance

Gold Fields Ghana Limited

Micheal Akampa

Co-founder & COO

Investure Global AB

Olusegun Akanji

Divisional Head - Strategy and Business Solutions

Heritage Bank Plc

Fadl Al Tarzi

Founder/CEO

Nexford University

Michael Aldridge

CEO

Sunbird Business Services Limited

Dr. Chinyere Almona

Director-General/Chief Executive Officer

Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry

Lynda Amadagana

Managing Partner

A&P Law Firm

Laura Amaya

Associate Partner

Dalberg

Azeez Amida

Deputy Managing Director

EastCastle Infrastructure

Herve Patrick Amonh

Chairman

Eden Prestige

Olayemi Anyanechi

Managing Partner

Sefton Fross

Dan Apungu

Vice President- Investment Banking Corporate Financing Solutions

Standard Bank

Henry Agyei Asare

Founder/CEO

Tentmaker Hub

Charles Awanda

Founder - Chief Knowledge Broker

Songhai Labs

Leon Ayo

Chamber President

British Chamber of Business in Southern Africa

Asha-Sabrina Ayub

Partner

Bowmans Tanzania

Szabi Baranyi

Senior Investment Officer

SunFunder

Guy Baron

Director, Head of Investment

Tony Blair Institute for Global Change

Manuel Batz

Director Middle East & Africa BioProcessing

Merck KGaA

George Kibala Bauer

Senior Advocacy Manager, Mobile for Development Utilities

GSMA

Omar Bekkali

Partner

AfricInvest

Karim Bendhaou

Head of Africa Bureau

Merck

Jonathan Berman

Managing Director

Autonomi Capital

Houda Bostanji

EMEA Telecoms Director

GlobalData

Maxime Bouan

Partner

Seedstars Africa Ventures

Rafik Boussa

CEO

Grant Thornton, Algeria

Andrew Brown

President

Delphos

Angus Brown

CEO

Centbee

Ade Buraimo

Group Managing Director

Alpha Morgan Capital Managers Limited

Cheryl Buss

CEO of Absa International

Absa

Harrison Byrnes

Partnerships Manager

AgUnity

Maelis Carraro

Director

Catalyst Fund (managed by BFA)

Evelyn Castle

Executive Director & Co-Founder

EHA Impact Ventures

Emilio Cattaneo

Head of Technical Assistance

The Private Infrastructure Development Group

Andia Chakava

Investment Director

Graca Machel Trust

Clément Chenost

Managing Director

Moringa Partnership

Walid Cherif

Managing Director

BluePeak Private Capital

Johnson Chukwu

Managing Director

Cowry Asset Management

Massaer Cisse

General Manager

Lekela Power

Nicolas Clavel

Founder

Scipion Capital

Cathal Conaty

Managing Director

International Housing Solutions

Bronwyn Corbett

CEO

Grit Real Estate Income Group

Ivan Cornet

Managing Partner

Latitude Five

Oliver Cornock

Editor-in-Chief & Director of Advisory Services

Oxford Business Group

António Henriques Da Silva

CEO

Agency of Investment and Promote Exportation (AIPEX)

Yemi Dada

Promoter

Harrier Airlines Limited

Flemming Dalgaard

Senior Investment Adviser

A.P.Moller Capital

Ghazi Darghouth

President

Tunisia Health Alliance

Andreas Davidsen

Vice President of Scalable Enterprises - Agribusiness & Manufacturing

Norfund

Matthew Davis

Partner & CEO

RENEW LLC

Simon Davis

Managing Director

OX Global

Wesley Davis

Head of Strategic Partnerships

Delphos

Olivier Deiters

Regional Manager - Africa & Middle East

Triple Jump

Ababacar Diaw

Managing Director

Impaxis Securities

Mahin Dissanayake

Senior Director, Head of Bank Ratings: Sub-Saharan Africa

Fitch Ratings

James Doree

Managing Director

Lion's Head Global Partners

Chijioke Dozie

CEO and Co-Founder

Carbon

Kawtar Ed-Dahmani

Managing Director

Barings

Jason Eisen

Founder & CEO

UTU Technologies

Noha El Ghazaly

Egypt Country Advisor

Mediterrania Capital Partners

Najwa El Iraki

Managing Partner

AfricaDev Consulting Ltd, All Africa

Ahmed El Saharty

Vice President

The Rohatyn Group

Tarek El Sherbini

Head of Agribusiness, Southern and Eastern Mediterranean

European Bank for Reconstruction and Development

Yves Eonnet

Chairman

TagPay

Ermias Eshetu

Advisory Partner

Grant Thornton

Ashraf Esmael

Chief Investment Officer

GroFin

Martin Ewald

Managing Director & Lead Portfolio Manager Impact Investments

Allianz Global Investors

Gilbert Ewehmeh

Managing Director

YES Cameroon

Dennis Ezaga

Head - Digital Innovation, Business Banking Group

First City Monument Bank Nigeria Limited

Nneka Eze

Managing Director

VestedWorld

Dan Farrell

Chairman & CEO

Privos Capital

Thomas Festerling

CFO & Founder

GreenTec Capital GmbH

Michael Fischer

Director - Financial Institutions Africa

DEG - German Investment and Development Company

Sarah FitzMorris

Co-Founder & CEO

Executives in Africa

Lucio Frigo

CEO

Materia Holdings

Brian Frimpong

Managing Partner

Zebu Investment Partners

Jo Fry

Investment Director and Head of Intermediated Credit

CDC Group

Tatenda Furusa

CEO

ImaliPay

Guy Futi

Co-Founder

Star Kitchens Group

Serigne Mansour Gaye

President

UK Senegal Business Council

Matthew Gilbert

Partner

Maples Group

Githinji Gitahi

Group CEO

Amref Health Africa

Jarred Glansbeek

Founder and Director

RisCura, All Africa

Jasper Graf von Hardenberg

Chief Executive Officer

Daystar Power

Rachel Graham

Partner

Harneys

Steven Gray

West Africa Representative - UKEF

UK Export Finance

Simon Gray

Head of Business Development & Marketing

BVI Finance

David Grayson

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

Auerbach Grayson

Aryeh Green

Chief Strategy Officer

Gigawatt Global

Yann Groeger

Regional Manager Africa

BlueOrchard Finance

Olivier Gui

Managing Director

Africa Link Capital Titrisation

Sanjeev Gupta

Executive Director & Head of Financial Services

Africa Finance Corporation

Patrick Gutmann

Managing Director, MFS Africa UK Banks, Institutions and Governments

MFS Africa

Nyasha Gwatidzo

Co-Founder/Social Entrepreneur

World Impact Capital (WIC)

Hicham Haddouti

General Partner

Idus Capital

Michelle Haigh Osorio

Investment Director

KawiSafi Ventures

Adel Hamaizia

Committee-Vice Chairman

Oxford Gulf and Arabian Peninsula Studies Forum

Audrey Hanard

Associate Partner

Dalberg

James Hardy

Partner

White & Case LLP

Ana Maria Harrison

Partner

Adams Street Partners

Aziz Hassanali

Managing Partner

Bateleur Capital LLC

Tanja Havemann

Director & Founder

Clarmondial

Karim Helal

Managing Director of Corporate Finance and Investor Relations

Carbon Holdings

Wayne Hennessy-Barrett

Founder & CEO

4G Capital, Kenya

Gaetan Herinckx

Manager - Senior Investment Officer, SME/Corporate direct investment

Belgian Investment Company for Developing Countries (BIO)

Edmund Higenbottam

Managing Director

Verdant Capital

Peter Hinton

Co-Lead: Affordable Education Finance

CapPlus

Frederick Holmes

Principal External Relations Officer

Government of Jersey

Angela Homsi

Co-Founder and CEO

Angaza Capital

Tim Hoops

Operations Manager - Botswana

Strata-X Energy Inc

Philip Hopkins

Director of Investments

Equator Capital Partners, LLC, All Africa

Maya Horgan Famodu

Founder & Managing Director

Ingressive Capital

Alexander Howe

Director

Africa Insight Advisors

Nick Hughes

Managing Director

4RDigital

Samir Ibrahim

CEO

SunCulture

Bleejay Innis

Partner & Managing Director

Tri Buchanan Development Corporation

Kasief Isaacs

Head of Investments: SADC

Mergence Investment Managers

Patricia Ithau

Regional Director

Stanford Seed - Stanford Institute for Development in Developing Economies

Ik Izedonmwen

Director

Verdant Capital

Damien Jacquart

Partner Lead, Financial Advisory Afrique

Deloitte Afrique

Thea Jamison, CFA

Managing Director and Founder

CHANGE Global Investment, LLC

Mik Kabeya

Vice President-Senior Analyst

Moody's Investors Service

Reginald Kadzutu

Chief Executive Officer

Amana Capital Limited

Mateyo Kaluba

Group Chief Executive Officer

Industrial Development Corporation Limited (IDC)

Wadzi Katsidzira

Senior Manager

Global Development Incubator

Tunde Kehinde

Co-Founder and CEO

Lidya

Melanie Keita

Co-Founder & CEO

Melanin Kapital

Ali Khalpey

CEO Frontier markets

EFG Hermes

Wael Khattab

Founder & Managing Partner

Feather Invest

Jay Kimmelman

CEO and Co-Founder

Bridge International Academies

Micheal Kirungi

Principal Partner

COSEF, LLC

Nadia Kouassi Coulibaly

Head of Research

African Private Equity and Venture Capital Association (AVCA)

Najada Kumbuli

Investment Director

Calvert Impact Capital

Grant Kurland

Joint CEO

Bayport Management Limited

Kudzai Kutukwa

CEO

Mobbisurance

Constantinos Kypreos

Senior Vice President

Moody's Investors Service

Leslie Labruto

Global Head of Energy

Acumen

Richard Lackey

CEO

World Food Bank Inc

Maria Largey

Investment Director, Head of Financial Services Equity

CDC Group

Samson Larsson

Founder & CTO

Ayazona

John Lentaigne

Global Head of Credit & Political Risk

Tysers

Luni Libes

CEO

Africa Eats

Milena Loayza

Manager Financial Institutions

BIO

Cedric Longange

Chairman

Congolese Chamber of Commerce in Great Britain (CCCGB)

Mohamed Maarouf

Finance & Development Expert

Loïc Mackosso

Managing Partner

ARIES Investissements

Esselina Macome

CEO

FSD Mozambique

Victoria Madedor

Group Head Agribusiness & FMCG

BOI Investment and Trust Company

Peter Maila

Investment Director

CDC Group

Ron Margalit

Global Head of Sustainable Financing

Menomadin Group

Robbie Marwick

CEO

Savo Project Developers

Kumbulani Masayila

Managing Director

Upvest Group

Dorothy Maseke

Group Head of Risk and Compliance

ICEA LION Group

Thato Mashigo

Portfolio Manager

Sanlam Private Wealth

Dr Desné Masie

Chief Strategist

IC Intelligence

Zohrab Mawani

Founder and Director

AEDC

Rupert McCammon

Founder and Managing Director

AFSIC

Andrew McCusker

Head of Education Finance

Opportunity International

Victor Meme

MD/CEO

Vicmem Investment Services Limited

Lamia Merzouki

Deputy General Manager

Casablanca Finance City

Oskar Mielczarek de la Miel

Managing Partner - Rakuten Capital

Rakuten

Michael Mills

Private Finance Adviser

UK Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy

Alain Minyem

CEO

ORTHO SERVICES GROUP

Isabella Mnisi

Sector Head: Asset Management and Funds

Rand Merchant Bank

Nathalie Momha

Managing Director

ELITIS Cameroun

Vahid Monadjem

CEO

Nomanini

Thurstan Moodley

Managing Partner

Khumovest

Llew Morkel

Founder/CEO

Fraxeum Holdings

Kurt Morriesen

Senior Advisor - Impact Investments and SDGs

United Nations Development Programme

Manuel Moses

Chief Executive Officer

Africa Trade Insurance Agency

Opelo Motswagae

Executive Director

Ticano Group

Hoda Atia Moustafa

Global Head of Portfolio

Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (MIGA)

Samson Muhapi

Chairman

Mega North Holdings

Kato Mukuru

Managing Director, Head of Frontier Markets Research

EFG Hermes

Thomas Mundy

Head - Capital Markets and International Capital, Sub-Saharan Africa

JLL

Juliet Munro

FSD Africa

Greg Murray

CEO and Co-Founder

KOKO Networks

Fadzayi Musanhu

Director

Market Intelligence Africa

Philip Mutooni

Senior Advisor

Africa Investment Capital Partners

Frank Mwiti

Partner & Eastern Africa Markets Leader

EY

Anusha Naidu

Corporate Finance Executive

Select Africa

Stefan Nalletamby

Director - Financial Sector Development Department

African Development Bank

Mark Napier

CEO

FSD Africa

Kauna Ndilula

Managing Director

BFS Group of companies

Erica Nell

Head: Private Debt

Sanlam Investment Management

Morten Nielsen

CFO & Co-Founder

ARYZE

William Nkontchou

Chairman & Co-Founder

Africa Financial Institutions Investment Platform (AFIIP)

Daniel Nkubito

Managing Director

Rwanda Public Private Dialogue Consultancy Ltd

Lexi Novitske

Managing Partner

Acuity Ventures

Bertin Ntekereze

Managing Partner

Afrinet Capital

Kazuhiro Numasawa

Chief Investment Officer

African Development Bank

Tim Nuy

Founder

Finclusion

Kenny Nwosu

Chief Executive Officer

Norsad Finance

Mezuo Nwuneli

Managing Partner

Sahel Capital Agribusiness Managers Ltd

Sarada Nya

Partner

NYA & Co.

Fabrice Nze-Bekale

Managing Partner

ACT Afrique

Akinwale Ojomo

GPP Diaspora Project

Michael Okaredje

CEO

Pickmeup Technologies Inc.

Ebele Okeke

Managing Partner

Altica Partners

Sanyade Okoli

Chief Executive Officer

Alpha African Advisory

Dare Okoudjou

CEO and Founder

MFS Africa

Chidi Okpala

CEO

Asante Financial Services Group

Paul Okunaiya

Managing Director

Forest Capital

Sunmbo Olatunji

Group Treasurer

Access Bank Plc

Rui Oliveira

Chief Executive Officer

BFA Asset Management

Hichem Omezzine

TPG - The Rise Fund

Ope Onibokun

Head of Project Finance

Arise

John Onwualu

Managing Director

ex-DFC

Lambert Osei Kofi

Chief Executive Officer

Eman Capital Microfinance Limited

Bamidele Olalekan Oseni

Managing Partner

Caleb Consulting Ltd Uganda

Basheer Oshodi PhD

CEO & Co-founder

TrustBanc Arthur

Stanley Osuide

Chief Executive Officer

Africa Investment Gateway Group (AIGGL)

Alex Otto

Capital Markets Executive

SA Taxi Development Finance Proprietary Limited

Aristide Ouattara

Risk Advisory and Financial Industry Leader

Deloitte Afrique

Ife Oyedele II

Co-Founder & Chief Growth Officer

Kobo360

Chris Oyeniyi

CEO & Founder

Karigo Logistics & Global Services Limited

Olu Oyinsan

Managing Partner

Oui Capital LP

Marina Pannekeet

Manager, Energy

FMO

Susan Payne

CEO

Holistic Agricultural Investments Group Ltd

Ralph Pecker

CEO

Paycode

Greg Perry

Assistant Director General

IFPMA

Lord Dolar Popat

UK Trade Envoy to Rwanda, Uganda and Congo

House of Lords

Stephen Priestley

Managing Director, Head of Financial Services

CDC Group

Martijn Proos

Director

Ninety One

Richard Putley

Co-Founder & CEO

Executives in Africa

Charles Quao

CEO

Quao Realty Limited

Ned Rauch-Mannino

President

Portsmouth Ltd. Co.

Camille Rebelo

Chief Operating Officer

Ecoplanet Bamboo

Mohamed Reda

Group CEO

SOLID Capital Group

Elliot Refson

Head of Funds

Jersey Finance

Thomas Reilly

Managing Director

Lango Real Estate Ltd

Hayden Reinders

Head of Business Development and Client Management

Prescient Fund Services

Erik Renander

Portfolio Manager

Emerging Markets Investment Management

David Renwick

Head Investment Banking

Absa Bank

Mark Richards

Non Executive Director

CIB Bank Egypt

Helena Riese Harstad

Co-Founder and Chairman

Optimizer Foundation

Charles Robertson

Global Chief Economist & Head of Macro Strategy Unit

Renaissance Capital

Graeme Robertson

Chairman

Intrasia Group

Luis Rodrigues

CTO

QuickCheck

Joseph Rohm

Managing Director and Portfolio Manager

Adventis

Elizabeth Rossiello

CEO

AZA Finance

Ralph Rossouw

Managing Director

Fujairah Gold Ghana, Vedanta Resources

Suresh Samuel

Deputy Chief Investment Officer

Lendable

Jose Santiago

Global Strategy and Operations Director

Okapi Finance International AB

Arnaud Schalk

Investment Officer - Offgrid Energy Africa

Proparco

Andrew Schultz

Head of Sales - Frontier Africa

Investec

Jiten Shah

CEO

British Business Association of Zimbabwe

Jonathan Shaw

Chief Executive Officer

Kivu Green Energy

Saad Sheikh

Principal

TLG Capital

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

Prasheen Singh

Director

RisCura Holdings

Apogeu Siniquinha

General Manager

Agri-Capital SA

Milko Skoro

Managing Director Advisory & Infrastructure

Africa Merchant Capital Advisory

Ahmed Sobhy

Head of Principal Investments & Capital Markets

Banque Misr Group

Shamin A. Sookia

Managing Director

Perigeum Capital Ltd

Elhadji Malick Soumare

Investment Manager

GroFin

Sam Sturm

Chief Venture Architect

Founders Factory Africa

Hannah Subayi Kamuanga

Country Officer – DRC

Proparco

Ope Sule

Business Development Manager, Africa

London Stock Exchange

Jean-Philippe Syed

Principal

DPI - Development Partners International

Stephanie Taky

Founder and CEO

WAZ BURGER

Bernard Oduro Takyi

Founder & CEO

Omanbapa Ghana Ltd

Hazel Taylor

Investment Director and Head of Investor Desk, Investor Desk

CDC Group

Lisa G. Thomas

Managing Director

Samata Capital

Justin Tinsey

Founder, CEO

Greentech Power Solutions

Tony Tiyou

CEO

Renewables in Africa

Enrique Tizon

Syndications Officer

International Finance Corporation - WBG

Samia Tnani

Head of Credit Origination

AfricInvest Private Credit

John Toshack

Co-Head of Technology

Delphos

Dr. Konstantinos Tsanis

Digital Transformation and FinTech Specialist

IFC

Ameya Upadhyay

Venture Partner

Flourish

Gilles Vaes

Chief Executive Officer

InfraCo Africa

Philippe Valahu

CEO

PIDG

Wim van der Beek

Managing Partner

Goodwell Investments

Arnaud Ventura

Managing Partner

Gojo.co

Nerina Visser, CFA

Former President CFA Society South Africa

CFA Institute

Louisa Waddingham

Head of Operations Africa

Reall

Sebastian Waldburg

Founding Partner

Oryx Impact

Kioi Wambaa

Managing Director - Credit and Portfolio Management

International Housing Solutions - Kenya

Peter Watkins

Director, University Relations, EMEA

CFA Institute

Chris Wehbe

CEO

Lendable

Geoffrey White

CEO

Agility

Peter Williams

President

International Institute of Rural Reconstruction

Wondimu Wolde Yohannes

Managing Director

Nubian Gold Exploration Ltd

Allan Wood

Global Head of Business Development

Jersey Finance

Davina Wood

Principal

Affordable Housing Institute

Eva Yazhari

General Partner

Beyond Capital Ventures

Stanislas Zeze

CEO & Chairman

Bloomfield Investment Corporation

Kais Zhioua

Co-Founder

Tunisia Health Alliance