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Event Date Tue Jun 15 CET (6 months ago)
In your timezone (EST): Tue Jun 15 2:55am - Tue Jun 15 8:00am
Location Virtual Event
Region EMEA

This is the only virtual gathering focused on ESG and sustainable finance solutions for the African market, and your best opportunity to grow your business in this space without travelling. The event will bring together over 300 leading government officials, regulators, investors, bankers and corporates and feature over 30 expert speakers.

The only virtual gathering focused on ESG and sustainable finance solutions for the African market will be held on our Bonds & Loans online platform in 2021.

Use this unique event to re-engage with your existing African ESG and sustainable finance clients, build strong business relations with your prospects and hear the market's financial leaders speak on how they are navigating the current economic climate/share their expectations for the future.


• Access 300+ senior decision-makers active in Africa's ESG and sustainable finance space at one time
• Setup an unlimited number of virtual meetings with participants from the African capital markets community via our 1-2-1 networking platform
• Gain exclusive behind-the-scenes insights from the 30+ regional and international capital market leaders speaking on our panels


• Deliver solution driven content on ESG finance focused solely on the African market
• Bring international sustainable finance leaders together with local financial markets to shape what ESG looks like in Africa
• Map out the journey for African issuers to raise sustainable instruments in this new environment


2021 Speakers

Ahmed Kouchouk
Vice-Minister of Finance for Fiscal Policies, Ministry of Finance, Egypt

Nicole Martens
Independent Sustainable Finance Specialist

Simone Utermarck
Director, Sustainable Finance, ICMA

Nneka Chike-Obi
Director, ESG Research, Sustainable Finance, Fitch Ratings

Arvana Singh
Head: Sustainable Finance Solutions, Nedbank

James Doree
Managing Director, Lion's Head Global Partners

Siby Diabira
Regional Director for Southern Africa and Indian Ocean, Proparco

Courtney Lowrance
Managing Director, Sustainability and Corporate Transitions, Citi

Nigel Beck
Head: Sustainable Finance & ESG, Rand Merchant Bank (RMB)

Brian Marcus
Head of Capital Management, Seplat Petroleum

Fergus McCormick
Director, Sovereign Research, Emerging Markets Investors Alliance

Phil Davis
Head of ESG, Helios Investment Partners

Giulia Pellegrini
Deputy CIO, EM Fixed Income, Allianz Global Investors

Emmanuel Haye
Deputy Head of the Financial Institutions Debt Group, Proparco

Robert Lewenson
Head of Stewardship, Old Mutual

Markus Quick
Partner, KPMG

Natalie van der Bijl
Integrated Reporting & Sustainability Officer, Growthpoint Properties

Greg Smith
Fund Manager, M&G Investments

Marilyn Obaisa-Osula
Associate Director (ESG/ Sustainability), KPMG


Greg Fyfe
Head - Energy and Infrastructure, Standard Bank

Sponsors & Partners

2021 Sponsors and Partner

• NedBank CIB
• Proparco
• Standard Bank

• Fitch Ratings
• Moody's Investors Service
• S&P Global

• Emerging Markets Investors Alliance