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Event Date Mon Oct 10 BST - Tue Oct 11 BST (in 9 months)
In your timezone (EST): Mon Oct 10 3:00am - Tue Oct 11 12:00pm
Location Park Plaza Westminster Bridge London
200 Westminster Bridge Rd, London SE1 7UT, United Kingdom
Region EMEA

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2021 Past 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

Sam Ajadi
Product Marketing Manager Zipline

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

Amal-Lee Amin
Director Climate Change CDC Group

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
Acting Director GSMA Digital Utilities

Reemt Behrens
Senior Investment Officer, Africa BlueOrchard Finance

Karim Bendhaou
Head of Africa Bureau Merck

Jonathan Berman
Managing Director Autonomi Capital

Joshua Bicknell
CEO Balloon Ventures

Houda Bostanji
EMEA Telecoms Director GlobalData

Maxime Bouan
Partner Seedstars Africa Ventures

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

Walid Cherif
Managing Director BluePeak Private Capital

Anne-Marie Chidzero
Chief Investment Officer, FSDAi FSD Africa

Johnson Chukwu
Managing Director Cowry Asset Management

Massaer Cisse
General Manager Lekela Power

Nicolas Clavel
Founder Scipion Capital

Gal Cohen
Marcom Manager Angaza Capital (Ignite Investments)

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)

Ghazi Darghouth
President Tunisia Health Alliance

Andreas Davidsen
Vice President of Scalable Enterprises - Agribusiness & Manufacturing Norfund

Simon Davis
Managing Director OX Global

Wesley Davis
Head of Strategic Partnerships Delphos

Yvan De Grauwe
Owner De Grauwe

Olivier Deiters
Regional Manager - Africa & Middle East Triple Jump

Funmi Dele-Giwa
Director, Legal, Regulatory & Governmental Affairs MFS Africa

Ababacar Diaw
Managing Director Impaxis Securities

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

Benjamin Djoudalbaye
Head of Division of Policy, Health Diplomacy and Communication Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention

James Doree
Managing Director Lion's Head Global Partners

Chijioke Dozie
CEO and Co-Founder Carbon

Thomas Dugdale
Counsel Harneys

Sebastien Duquet
Member of the General management - CCO - Chef Commercial Officer SunFunder

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

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

Martin Ewald
Managing Director & Lead Portfolio Manager Impact Investments Allianz Global Investors

Ike Eze
Managing Partner Beta.Ventures

Nneka Eze
Managing Director VestedWorld

Kadidiatou Fadika
Managing Partner Hudson & Cie

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

Vicky Ford, MP
Minister for Africa Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office

David Fowler
Global Head of Private Equity Sanne

Scott Friesen
Board Chairman Verdant Ventures LLC

Lucio Frigo
CEO Materia Holdings

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

Peggy Gielen
Legal and Technical Manager Jersey Finance

Matthew Gilbert
Partner Maples Group

Arnaud Gillin
Partner Innpact SA

Githinji Gitahi
Group CEO Amref Health Africa

Agnes Gitau
Partner GBSAfrica

Dario Giuliani
Director Briter Bridges

Jasper Graf von Hardenberg
Chief Executive Officer Daystar Power

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

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

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

Emmanuel Haye
Deputy Head FI Debt Group Proparco

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

Tim Hoops
Operations Manager - Botswana Strata-X Energy Inc

Philip Hopkins
Director of Investments Equator Capital Partners, LLC

Maya Horgan Famodu
Founder & Managing Director Ingressive Capital

Alexander Howe
Director Africa Insight Advisors

Laura Howlett
Project Manager in Operations, Africa Reall

Aubrey Hruby
Senior Fellow Atlantic Council

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

Maurice Iwunze
CEO & Co-Founder SympliFi

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)

Guy Kamguia
Portfolio Director - Value Creation Zebu Investment Partners

Wadzi Katsidzira
Senior Manager Global Development Incubator

Sven Kaufmann
CEO Sustainable Planet

Tunde Kehinde
Co-Founder and CEO Lidya

Wael Khattab
Founder & Managing Partner Feather Invest

Jay Kimmelman
CEO and Co-Founder Bridge International Academies

Micheal Kirungi
Principal Partner COSEF, LLC

Gail Klintworth
Chair and Co-Founder Savo Project Devolopers

Nadia Kouassi Coulibaly
Head of Research African Private Equity and Venture Capital Association (AVCA)

Benedikt Kramer
CEO awamo

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 2021 Speaker
Founder & CTO Ayazona

John Lentaigne
Global Head of Credit & Political Risk Tysers

Luni Libes
CEO Africa Eats

Milena Loayza
Manager Financial Institutions BIO

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

Ronald Mahondo

Peter Maila
Investment Director CDC Group

Ron Margalit
Global Head of Sustainable Financing Menomadin Group

Kumbulani Masayila
Managing Director Upvest Group

Dorothy Maseke
Group Head of Risk and Compliance ICEA LION Group

Thato Mashigo
Portfolio Manager and Vice President CFA Society South Africa 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

Bryan Mezue
Co-Founder & CEO Lifestores Healthcare

Oskar Mielczarek de la Miel
Managing Partner - Rakuten Capital Rakuten

Michael Mills
Private Finance Adviser UK Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy

Alain Minyem

Isabella Mnisi
Sector Head: Asset Management and Funds Rand Merchant Bank

Nathalie Momha
Managing Director ELITIS Cameroun

Mike Mompi
Managing Partner Enza Capital

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

Opelo Motswagae
Executive Director Ticano Group

Hoda Atia Moustafa
Global Head of Portfolio Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (MIGA)

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

Paul Muthaura
Chief Executive Officer ICEA LION General Insurance Company Limited

Philip Mutooni
Senior Advisor Africa Investment Capital Partners

Nzomo Mutuku
Chief Executive Officer Retirement Benefits Authority, Kenya

Anusha Naidu
Corporate Finance Executive Select Africa

Mark Napier
CEO FSD Africa

Kauna Ndilula
Managing Director BFS Group of companies

Erica Nell
Head: Private Debt Sanlam Investment Management

Lolem Ngong
Chief of Staff Amref Health Africa

Morten Nielsen
CFO & Co-Founder ARYZE

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
Managing Partner NYA & Co.

Fabrice Nze-Bekale
Managing Partner ACT Afrique

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

Paul Okunaiya
Managing Director Forest Capital

Rui Oliveira
Chief Executive Officer BFA Asset Management

Hichem Omezzine
TPG - The Rise Fund

Ope Onibokun
Head of Project Finance Arise

Obinna Onunkwo
President Microfinance Development Company Limited

John Onwualu
Managing Director Former U.S. International Development Finance Corporation (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)

Aristide Ouattara
Risk Advisory and Financial Industry Leader Deloitte Afrique

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

Kecia Rust
Executive Director Centre for Affordable Housing Finance in Africa

Oureye Sakho Eklo
Chief Risk Officer BOAD - Banque Ouest Africaine de Développement

Ayo Salami
Chief Investment Officer Emerging Markets Investment Management

Suresh Samuel
Deputy Chief Investment Officer Lendable

Jose Santiago
Global Strategy and Operations Director Okapi Finance International AB

Susie Scannelli Cook
Co-Founder and CIO/CLO Empower New Energy

Arnaud Schalk
Investment Officer - Offgrid Energy Africa Proparco

Andrew Schultz
Head of Sales - Frontier Africa Investec

Jiten Shah
CEO British Business Association of Zimbabwe

Mikir Shah
CEO Africa Specialty Risks

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

Apogeu Siniquinha
General Manager Agri-Capital SA

Milko Skoro 2021 Speaker
Managing Director Advisory & Infrastructure Africa Merchant Capital Advisory

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

Bernard Oduro Takyi
Founder & CEO manbapa Ghana Ltd

William Tay-Pamart
Co-Founder and MD Africa Financial Institutions Investment Platform (AFIIP)

Hazel Taylor
Investment Director and Head of Investor Desk, Investor Desk CDC Group

Lisa G. Thomas
Managing Director Samata Capital

Vymala Thuron
Group Program Development GroFin

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

Gary Tomlins
Founder and Owner Kusi SARL

Nigel Topping
UN High Level Climate Action Champion, COP26 UNFCCC

Dr. Konstantinos Tsanis
Digital Transformation and FinTech Specialist IFC

Ameya Upadhyay
Venture Partner Flourish

Philippe Valahu

Ani Vallabhaneni 2021 Speaker
CEO Sanergy Limited

Wim van der Beek
Managing Partner Goodwell Investments

Arnaud Ventura
Managing Partner

Callie Visagie
Corporate Development Director SONO - Part of the Picama Group

Nerina Visser, CFA
Former President CFA Society South Africa CFA Institute

Sebastian Waldburg
Founding Partner Oryx Impact

Michael Waller
CEO Sofala Capital

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

Gavin Wilkins
Chief Commercial Officer Hawksford

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