Venue
Grand Copthorne Waterfront Hotel Singapore
Grand Copthorne Waterfront Hotel Singapore, 392 Havelock Rd, Singapore 169663

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Event Date Tue Aug 28 HKT - Wed Aug 29 HKT (over 3 years ago)
In your timezone (EST): Tue Aug 28 12:00am - Wed Aug 29 12:00am
Location Grand Copthorne Waterfront Hotel Singapore
392 Havelock Rd, Singapore 169663
Region APAC
Details

The Africa Singapore Business Forum (ASBF) is the premier platform for business exchange and fostering trade between Africa and Asia.

Organised by Enterprise Singapore, the forum has brought together over 2,000 business and government leaders from 30 countries to explore partnerships and growth opportunities between these two dynamic regions.

ASBF 2018 will address critical issues and identify opportunities in key sectors, including real estate, manufacturing, digital technology, oil and gas, and financing.

Speakers

2018 Speakers

Mr Chan Chun Sing
Minister for Trade and Industry

Mr Omar Shahzad
Group CEO, Meinhardt Group

Mr Venkataramani Srivathsan
Managing Director & CEO, Africa & Middle East, Olam International Limited

Dr Benedict Oramah
President & Chairman of Board of Directors, African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank)

Mr Sunil Kaushal
Regional CEO, Africa & Middle East, Standard Chartered Bank

Mr Tauriq Brown
Managing Director, Kyra Mode & Director, South Africa Thai Chamber of Commerce

Mr Harkishin (Haresh) Aswani
Managing Director, Tolaram Group

Mrs Juliet Anammah
CEO, Jumia Nigeria Ltd

Mr Pieter Cilliers
Principal, Tana Africa Capital

Mr Edward Kieswetter
Non-Executive Board Member, GEMS Africa Limited

Ms Lizel Oberholzer
Director, Energy Department, Norton Rose Fulbright South Africa

Mr Andrew Haladu
CEO, HARPS Group

Mr Paritosh Gupta
CEO, Kukuza Project Development Company (KPDC)

Mr Karim Anjarwalla
Managing Partner, Anjarwalla & Khanna & Africa Legal Network

Mr Thomas Wee
Deputy Managing Director for India, Middle East and Africa, The Ascott Limited

Mr Olasupo Shashore
Advisory Board Member, Landmark Group & Eko Hotels Limited & Partner, Africa Law Practice

Mr Ameel Somani
Principal, Helios Investment Partners

Mr Dipak Chummun
Chief Finance Officer, IBL Group

Mr Pardon Makumbe
Founding Partner, CRE Venture Capital

Dr Kamal Bhattacharya
Chief Innovation Officer, Safaricom PLC

Mrs Juliet Anammah
CEO, Jumia Nigeria Ltd

Mr Eric Barbier
Founder, TransferTo

Mr Jack Ngare
Managing Director, Finserve Africa, Equity Bank

Mr Johan Burger
Director, NTU-SBF Centre for African Studies

Mr Darshan Chandaria
CEO, Chandaria Group

Mr Saikat Chowdhury
Managing Director, NivéSal Pte Ltd

Dr Sherif El-Gabaly
Chairman, Polyserve Group & Chairman of Africa Committee, Egyptian Businessmen Association

Mr Deepak Singhal
CEO, FMCG, Tolaram Group

Mr Vivek Pathak
Regional Director for East Asia & Pacific, International Finance Corporation (IFC)

Dr Benedict Oramah
President & Chairman of Board of Director, African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank)

Mr Karim Helal
Managing Director, Corporate Finance & Investor Relations, Carbon Holdings

Ms Bola Adesola
CEO, Nigeria & West Africa, Standard Chartered Bank

Mr Tan Kah Chye
Chairman, CCRManager Pte Ltd

Sponsors & Partners

2018 Sponsors

PLATINUM SPONSORS

• Standard Chartered Bank
• Winning International Group

GOLD SPONSORS

• Olam International
• Wilmar International

SILVER SPONSORS

• Crimson Logic
• Indorama

COUNTRY SPONSOR - WEST & CENTRAL AFRICA

• PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC)

COUNTRY SPONSOR - SOUTHERN AFRICA

• Standard Bank

OFFICIAL CARRIER

• Ethiopian Airlines

KNOWLEDGE PARTNERS

• Africa Legal Network
• NTU-SBF Centre for African Studies

MEDIA PARTNERS

• African Business
• BusinessDay
• CNBC Africa
• Forbes Africa
• Jeune Afrique
• The Africa Report

SUPPORTING PARTNERS

• Association of Small & Medium Enterprises (ASME)
• African Private Equity and Venture Capital Association (AVCA)
• Singapore Business Federation (SBF)
• Singapore Chinese Chamber of Commerce & Industry (SCCCI)
• Singapore Logistics Association (SLA)
• Singapore Manufacturing Federation (SMF)
• Singapore Food Manufacturers’ Association (SFMA)
• Singapore International Chamber of Commerce (SICC)
• Singapore Indian Chamber of Commerce & Industry (SICCI)