Capitalizing on Investment Opportunities in Key African Markets

Date: 17th & 18th September 2015 Venue: Sofitel Abidjan Hotel Ivoire

Confirmed speakers:

  • Dr Abdel Aziz Mustafa – Director, Corporate Support, Islamic Corporation for the Development of the Private Sector (ICD)
  • Abdoulaye Bio Tchané – Board Chairman, African Guarantee Fund & Chief Executive Officer, Alindaou Consulting
  • Abdourahmane Cisse – Minister at the Prime Minister’s Office in charge of the Budget, Cote d’Ivoire
  • Dr Ahmad Mohamed Ali Al-Madani – President, Islamic Development Bank
  • Ahsan Ali – Managing Director & Head of Islamic Origination, Standard Chartered Bank
  • Alassane Ouattara – President, Cote d’Ivoire
  • Albert Toikeusse Mabri Abdallah – Minister of State, Planning & Development, Cote d’Ivoire & Governor, Islamic Development Bank
  • Amadou Boubacar Cisse - Senior Minister, Minister of Planning, Republic of Niger
  • Anouar Hassoune – Head of Research and Strategist for MENA, The Bank of Tokyo Mitsubishi UFJ
  • Babacar Ndoye – Chief Executive Officer, Tamweel Africa
  • Dr Basheer Oshodi – Group Head, Non-Interest Banking, Sterling Bank, Nigeria
  • Dr Boubacar Baidari – Director General, Centre Africain d’Études Supérieures en Gestion (CESAG)
  • Cassim Docrat – Director, DDCAP(DIFC), UAE
  • Dr Celia de Anca – Director, Saudi-Spanish Centre for Islamic Economics & Finance, IE Business School
  • Cheikh Hadjibou Soumare – President of the Commission, West African Economic & Monetary Union (UEMOA)
  • Christian Adovelande – President, West African Development Bank
  • Daniel Kablan Duncan – Prime Minister of Cote d’Ivoire
  • Dr Eddy Chong Siong Choy – Director of Accreditation,  Finance Accreditation Agency
  • Fabrice Toka – Senior Director, Fitch Ratings, South Africa
  • Fadi Salim Al Faqih – Chief Executive Officer, Bank of Khartoum, Sudan
  • Fatimatou Zahra Diop – Board Director, International Financing Facility for Immunisation, Former Secretary General, Central Bank of West African States (BCEAO)
  • Hajara Adeola – Managing Director, Lotus Capital, Nigeria
  • Hani Othman Baothman – Chief Executive Officer, Sidra Capital, Saudi Arabia
  • Ibou Diouf – Senior Transport Specialist, World Bank
  • Ibrahima Cheikh Diong – Founder & Chief Executive Officer, Africa Consulting & Trading, Senegal
  • Kader Merbouh – Director of the Executive Master Islamic Finance & International Cooperation Officer – MENA Zone, Universite Paris-Dauphine, France
  • Khaled Al Aboodi – Chief Executive Officer, Islamic Corporation for the Development of the Private Sector
  • Madani M. Tall – Chief Executive Officer, MMT Conseils & Strategies, Senegal
  • Mory Soumahoro – Secretary General, Conseil Regional de l'epargne Publique et des Marches Financiers (Regional Council of Public Savings and Financial Markets)
  • Musa Sillah – Director, Dakar Regional Office, Islamic Development Bank
  • Nabil Marc Abdul Massih – Chief Executive Officer, INOKS Capital
  • Niale Kaba – Minister to the Prime Minister in charge of Economy & Finance, Cote d’Ivoire
  • Nida Raza – Director & Head of Advisory, Islamic Corporation for the Development of the Private Sector
  • Owolabi Odekunle – Partner, Kola Awodein & Co., Nigeria
  • Qudeer Latif – Partner & Global Head of Islamic Finance Practice, Clifford Chance, UAE
  • Professor Dr Rifaat Ahmed Abdel Karim – Chief Executive Officer, International Islamic Liquidity Management Corporation
  • Dr Sidi Ould Tah – Director General,  Arab Bank for Economic Development in Africa (BADEA)
  • Stefan Nellatamby – Director, Financial Sector Development, African Development Bank
  • Taibou Mbaye – Executive Partner, Mazars, Senegal
  • Tiemoko Meyliet Kone – Governor, Central Bank of West African States
  • Zakiyoulahi Sow – Sukuk Program Manager, Islamic Corporation for the Development of the Private Sector