Speakers

Foluke Kafayat Abdul-Razaq

Non-Executive Director
United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc

Mrs Foluke Kafayat Abdul-Razaq holds a Master of Science (M.Sc) degree in Banking and Finance from Nigeria’s premier university, the […]

Mohamed Adam

Corporate Counsel and Divisional Executive
Eskom

Mohamed Adam is a South African citizen by birth and obtained his BA law degree at the University of Durban-Westville […]

Deva Armoogum

Immediate Past Chairman, Mauritius Institute of Directors
Researcher in Public Governance and Ethics

Deva Armoogum is a Fellow of the Chartered Association of Certified Accountants and a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of […]

Urmila Boolell

Head of Chambers
Banymandhub Boolell Chambers

Urmila Boolell heads the Temple Group of companies which consists of six companies providing vertically integrated services in the legal […]

Baroness Chalker of Wallesey

Chairperson
Africa Matters Limited

Baroness Chalker founded Africa Matters Limited (AML), a pan African group of advisers, in 1997. They seek to take investment […]

Lynette Chen

Chief Executive Officer
NEPAD Business Foundation

Lynette holds a National Diploma qualification in Communications and Public Relations, a Diploma in Business Management and a Certificate in […]

John H C Colvin

Chairman
Global Network of Directors Institutes (GNDI)

John Colvin is chief executive officer and managing director of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.  He is also chairman […]

Firdhose Coovadia

Resident Director
Middle East & Africa
Essar Capital Limited

Since joining Essar in October 2009 up until March 2013, Firdhose has served as the Company’s Resident Director for Middle […]

Ravin Dajee

Managing Director
Barclays Bank Mauritius Limited

Ravin leads Barclays Mauritius and sits on the Barclays Africa Executive Committee Board.  He was appointed Managing Director of Barclays […]

Steven R. Dimitriyev

Regional Coordinator of Financial,
Senior Private Sector Development Specialist
World Bank

Steven Dimitriyev is the World Bank’s regional coordinator of financial and private sector development (FPD) programs for Mauritius, Madagascar, Seychelles, […]

Richard F Foster

Non-Executive Chairman
Institute of Directors in Southern Africa (IoDSA)

Richard, a qualified Chartered Secretary with post graduate qualifications in Company Law, Tax Law and Corporate Governance, has held senior […]

Peter Goss

National Leader, Forensic Investigations (Government and Public Services)
PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC)

Peter has been with PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) for 13 years, and is currently a director/partner and National Leader: Forensic Investigations (Government […]

Dr Azar Jammine

Director and Chief Economist
Econometrix South Africa

Dr Azar Jammine is Director and Chief Economist of Econometrix (Pty) Ltd, South Africa’s leading independent economic research, consultancy and […]

Prof Bruce Kogut

Bernstein Professor of Ethics and Leadership
Columbia Business School

Bruce Kogut is the Sanford C. Bernstein & Co. Professor of Leadership and Ethics and Director of the Sanford C. […]

Guy Lundy

Futurist, strategy consultant and scenario planner

Guy Lundy is an investment professional, strategy consultant and sought-after professional speaker focused on attracting investment to Africa and helping […]

Dr Yuri N. Maltsev

Professor of Economics
A.W. Clausen Center for World Business

Dr Yuri Maltsev is a Professor of Economics at the A.W.Clausen Center for World Business in Wisconsin,USA and former senior […]

Connie Mashaba

Managing Director
Black Like Me (Pty) Ltd

Connie Mashaba is a Managing Director of Black Like Me (Pty) Ltd, the company that manufactures and distributes Ethnic hair […]

Chris Marais

CEO, Leadership for Conservation in Africa (LCA), in a strategic association with ENSafrica

Chris Marais is an experienced African socio-economic, conservation and business development leader, with an array of life-skills, experience and academic […]

Kamben Padayachy

Deputy CEO
Head of Global Banking,
Treasury and Markets

Kamben Padayachy is one of the Founding Executives of AfrAsia Bank since its early inception in May 2007.   He has […]

Nitin Pandea

Senior Director
Mauritius Board of Investment

Nitin Pandea started his career in the banking sector and worked for HSBC and Barclays prior to joining Board of […]

Prof G.J. Deon Rossouw

CEO
Ethics Institute of South Africa

Prof Deon Rossouw studied at Stellenbosch University where he also was chairman of the student representative council. He started teaching […]

Isaac Shongwe

Executive Director: Strategy, Human Capital and Stakeholders – Barloworld Ltd

Isaac Shonwge founded and manages Letsema Consulting Company, a strategic management consulting firm.   He is also founder and Chairman of […]

Simon Walker

Director General
Institute of Directors, UK

Simon Walker became Director General of the Institute of Directors in October 2011. He was Chief Executive of the BVCA, […]