KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

 

ABDOURAHMANE CISSE
MINISTER, SECRETARY GENERAL 

PRESIDENCY OF IVORY COAST

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The Dangote Group is the largest industrial conglomerate in West Africa and in this keynote session, it's founder, president and chief executive officer will share his thoughts on what the future holds for Africa, the challenges that the continent faces and how these can be overcome.

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JULIET EHIMUAN
DIRECTOR 
GOOGLE WEST AFRICA

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Tony O. Elumelu is an economist by training, a serial entrepreneur, and philanthropist. He is the Founder and Chairman of Heirs Holdings Ltd, an African proprietary investment company, with interests in power, oil and gas, financial services, hospitality, real estate and healthcare, present in twenty African countries. 

Tony is known for his significant contribution to entrepreneurship in Africa. 

 

PANEL 1
REGIONAL TRADE BLOCS AND AfCFTA: SCALING AFRICAN TRADE

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Habiba Ben Barka

Chief of Africa Section at UNCTAD

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Jonathan Brenton

Head of International Trade at Pernod Ricard

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Admassu Tadesse
President of TDB Group

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Wamkele Mene
Secretary General of AfCFTA

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Rob Withagen

CEO and Co-Founder of Asoko Insights

OPENING SPEECH

MODERATOR

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PANEL 2
CLIMATE CHANGE AND RENEWABLE ENERGY

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James Mnyupe

Economic Advisor to President & Green Hydrogen Commissioner

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Opeyemi Onibokun
Investment Director, Infrastructure & Climate at CDC Group

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Peter Nyeko
CO-Founder and Managing Director of Mandulis Energy 

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Abdourahmane Cissé

Secretary General of the Presidency of Ivory Coast

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Taiwo Oyewole 

Strategy Advisor, Sectors & Decarbonisation at Shell

OPENING SPEECH

MODERATOR

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PANEL 3
AGRICULTURE

PANELISTS

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Thione Niang
Founder at JeufZone Farm

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Temitope Omotolani
CEO & Co-Founder, Crowdyvest

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Caesar Asiyo
CPO at Victory Farms

PANEL 4
FINANCING THE STARTUP, POLICY FOR INVESTMENT

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Ido Sum

Partner at TLcom Capital 

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Davis Musinguzi
CEO at Rocket Health

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Fani Titi
CEO at Investec

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Colin Coleman
Former CEO Goldman Sachs SSA, Yale Fellow

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Ope Sule 
Former Business Development Africa, London Stock Exchange

OPENING SPEECH

MODERATOR

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PANEL 5
INFRASTRUCTURE

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Yvonne Ike
Managing Director at Bank of America

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Kudzayi Hove

Entrepreneur and Board Member

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Joseph-Alain Saraka
Chief Strategy Officer at ARISE