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FT Africa Summit

Getting Africa Back to Business

London |
Speakers include:
Kristalina  Georgieva

Kristalina Georgieva

International Monetary Fund

H.E. Abiy Ahmed Ali

H.E. Abiy Ahmed Ali

Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia

Vera Songwe

Vera Songwe

Executive Secretary of the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA)

Overview

With the coronavirus pandemic, Africa has been hit by easily its biggest external shock since independence. It is still not clear what the fallout will be in terms of the health and economic impact. Nor is it obvious what the world will look like in October, when the FT Africa Summit takes place, in terms of lockdowns and travel restrictions. But the FT is determined to rise to the challenge. We are not only firmly committed to the FT Africa Summit, already a flagship event. But in spite of the crisis – indeed because of it - we are determined to make this year bigger, better and more innovative than ever. This will be the one event on Africa you will need to attend – whether virtually or in person – for an informed discussion about what comes next. You will be in good company, joined by a stellar list of the very top policymakers, business leaders, health experts and entrepreneurs who are helping to shape the continent’s response to the crisis and chart the way forward. 

Due to the uncertainty around travel restrictions, we are launching a new format. This year, speakers and delegates will attend where they are able in person at Claridge’s in London on October 11 & 12. But we will also conduct interviews using the video technology with which we have all become familiar in recent months. As one example, we are delighted to announce that Abiy Ahmed, Prime Minister of Ethiopia and recipient of the 2019 Nobel Peace Prize, will be our keynote speaker and will be interviewed by Roula Khalaf, the FT’s editor. Other panellists will come to London or join the discussion via video link. The audience too will be beamed in from across Africa and the event will be broadcast from the FT’s award-winning ft.com site. 

Our speakers will include the finance ministers making tough decisions about how to revive their economies, the health specialists and scientists on the frontline battling the virus and the business people keeping things going and planning for life after Covid-19. The FT can promise the richest and deepest discussion of the themes that will shape events over the next vital years as the great continent of Africa overcomes this crisis and marches forward.

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Speakers (13)

Kristalina  Georgieva

Kristalina Georgieva

Managing Director
International Monetary Fund

Kristalina Georgieva was selected Managing Director of the IMF on September 25, 2019. She assumed her position on October 1, 2019.

Before joining the Fund, Ms. Georgieva was CEO of the World Bank from January 2017 to September 2019, during which time she also served as Interim President of the World Bank Group for three months.

Previously, Ms. Georgieva helped shape the agenda of the European Union. She served as European Commission Vice President for Budget and Human Resources, overseeing the EU’s €161 billion (US $175bn) budget and 33,000 staff. In that capacity, she was deeply involved in efforts to address the Euro Area debt crisis and the 2015 refugee crisis. Before that, she was Commissioner for International Cooperation, Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Response, managing one of the world’s largest humanitarian aid budgets.

Prior to joining the European Commission, Ms. Georgieva worked for 17 years at the World Bank, culminating in her appointment as Vice President and Corporate Secretary in 2008. In this role, she served as the interlocutor between the World Bank Group’s senior management, its Board of Directors, and its shareholder countries.

She held a number of other senior positions, including World Bank Director for Sustainable Development, World Bank Director for the Russian Federation, based in Moscow, World Bank Director for Environment, and Director for Environment and Social Development for the East Asia and Pacific Region. She joined the World Bank as an environmental economist in 1993.

Ms. Georgieva serves on many international panels including as co-Chair of the Global Commission on Adaptation to climate change, and as co-chair of the United Nations Secretary-General’s High-Level Panel on Humanitarian Financing. She has authored and co-authored over 100 publications on environmental and economic policy topics, including textbooks on macro- and microeconomics.

Born in Sofia, Bulgaria, in 1953, Ms. Georgieva holds a Ph.D in Economic Science and a M.A. in Political Economy and Sociology from the University of National and World Economy, Sofia, where she was an Associate Professor between 1977 and 1993. During her academic career, she was visiting fellow at the London School of Economics and at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

In 2010, she was named “European of the Year” and “Commissioner of the Year” by European Voice for her leadership in the EU’s humanitarian response to crises.

H.E. Abiy Ahmed Ali

H.E. Abiy Ahmed Ali

Prime Minister
Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia

Abiy Ahmed Ali is the fourth Prime Minister of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia. He is also the 2019 Nobel Peace Prize Laureate. 

Born on August 15, 1976 in the small town of Beshasha, located near Agaro, Oromia, Abiy was raised by a Muslim father and a Christian mother where the values of tolerance and understanding across divides were instilled in him at an early age. 

Abiy was sworn in as the Prime Minister of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia on April 2, 2018. Inheriting a divided society, Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has made national unity, peaceful co-existence, shared growth and regional integration a central theme of his administration through his central philosophy of MEDEMER. His inaugural speech inspired hope and renewed collective sense of purpose in Ethiopia. 

He has rich and wide-ranging experiences serving government in different roles, offering a unique blend of leadership, vision and knowledge in professional and organization skills. Determined to resist the oppression of the Ethiopian people, as a young man, Abiy Ahmed first joined the armed struggle against the Dergue Socialist regime. While serving at the Ethiopian National Defense Force, he rose to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel. Among his various roles in government, he has served as the Head of the Oromo Democratic Party Secretariat; Vice President of the Oromia Regional Government; Minister, Ministry of Science and Technology; founding Director of the Information Network Security Agency and founder and Head of the government research institute, Science and Technology Information Center. 

Since being sworn into office as Prime Minister, he broke with tradition – launching deeper political and economic reforms that swept across the country. An original change agent and a blunt reformer, breaking the walls of division and building bridges of reconciliation and peace constituted the defining themes of his reform efforts. Under his leadership, thousands of prisoners were released; open discussions and consultations held with opposition political parties – some of whom were previously dubbed as "terrorists"; a historic rapprochement and peace agreement was concluded with neighboring Eritrea; a transformational agenda for legal and justice sector reform has been set in motion; and some of the largest public enterprises are to be partially privatized as part of a broader market liberalization and economic reform agenda. 

Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed holds an MA in Transformational Leadership, a Master's in Business Administration and a PhD focused on ‘Social Capital and its Role in Traditional Conflict Resolution’. He has served as a member of the United Nations Peacekeeping Force after the Rwandan genocide. He and his wife—First Lady Zinash Tayachew--are proud parents of three daughters and a recently adopted son.

Vera Songwe

Vera Songwe

UN Under-Secretary-General
Executive Secretary of the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA)

Vera Songwe is the UN Under-Secretary-General and 9th Executive Secretary of the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA), becoming the first woman to lead the institution in its 60-year history.  

As Executive Secretary, Songwe’s reforms, focusing on “ideas for a prosperous Africa”, have brought to the fore critical issues of macroeconomic stability, development finance, private sector growth, poverty and inequality, the digital transformation, trade and competitiveness. 

Recently listed as one of Africa’s 50 most powerful women by Forbes,  named as one of the ‘100 Most Influential Africans’ by Jeune Afrique in 2019, ‘100 Most Influential Africans’ by New African Magazine in 2017 and one of the ’25 African to watch’ by the FT in 2015, Songwe is acknowledged for her long-standing track record of providing policy advice and her wealth of experience in delivering development results for Africa. She has written extensively on development and economic issues including on debt, infrastructure development, fiscal and governance issues. She is well published and contributes to the development debate across a broad spectrum of platforms including in the Financial Times. 

Prior to ECA, she held a number of senior leadership roles with the International Finance Corporation (IFC) and World Bank.

Donald Kaberuka

Donald Kaberuka

High Representative for Financing, the Peace Fund and COVID19 response
African Union

A Rwandan economist and former Finance Minister, Dr. Kaberuka is the 7th President of the African Development Bank (2005-2015). He is credited for expanding the reach and impact of AfDB, Africa’s premier financial institution during his two terms as President.

Kaberuka is currently the African Union High Representative for Financing, the Peace Fund and COVID19 response. He is a member of the Board of Trustees of several organisations and think tanks including the Rockefeller Foundation, Center for Global Development, the Mo Ibrahim Foundation, The Brookings Institution and the London School of Economics. He serves on the International Advisory Council of Standard Chartered Bank and Co-Chair ofthe Oxford- LSE Commission on State Fragility, Growth and Development. He was also nominated in 2017 to Chair the panel on the third External Evaluation of the International Monetary Fund. Since retiring from the African Development Bank, he is Chairman and Managing Partner of South Bridge an investment advisory firm which he co-founded. He was elected in 2019 as Chair of the Board of The Global Fund to Fight HIV/AIDS, TB and Malaria.

Temie Giwa-Tubosun

Temie Giwa-Tubosun

Chief Executive Officer
Lifebank

Temie Giwa-Tubosun studied International Public Management from the Middlebury Institute of International Studies. She has over 10 years of health management experience with the Department For International Development (DFID), World Health Organization, UNDP, and the Lagos State Government. In 2014, the BBC listed her as one of the 100 Women changing the world. She was also recognized as an African Innovator by Quartz and the World Economic Forum. She is the Founder and CEO of LifeBank; Africa's healthcare supply chain engine. The company helps hospitals discover essential medical suppliers and delivers them in the right condition and on time.   

Louise Mushikiwabo

Louise Mushikiwabo

Secretary General
Organisation internationale de la Francophonie

Louise Mushikiwabo is the current Secretary General of La Francophonie, an international organization gathering 88 member states and governments sharing French as a common language. She took up her position on January 3rd, 2019 after being unanimously elected during the heads of States Summit that took place in Yerevan in October 2018. After living in the United States for about 20 years, she moved to Tunisia in 2006 where she worked at the African Development Bank as Director of Communication. In March 2008, she was called by the President of the Republic of Rwanda to join the government team where she successively served as Minister of Information from 2008 to 2009 and Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation from 2009 to 2018.

Louise Mushikiwabo has a master degree in languages and interpretation from the University of Delaware in the United States. Marked by the genocide perpetrated against the Tutsi in 1994, she co-signed in 2006 the book "Rwanda Means the Universe", published by Saint Martin's Press, an autobiographical socio-historical memoir. She is also recipient of the 2004 Outstanding Humanitarian Award from the American University & School of International Studies.

John N. Nkengasong

John N. Nkengasong

Director
Africa Centers for Disease Prevention and Control (Africa CDC)

Dr. Nkengasong Director of the Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Prior to his current position, he served as the acting deputy principal director (acting) of the Center for Global Health, United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (U.S. CDC), and Chief of the International Laboratory Branch, Division of Global HIV and TB., U.S CDC.  He received a Masters in Tropical Biomedical Science at the Institute of Tropical Medicine in Antwerp, Belgium and a Doctorate in Medical Sciences (Virology) from the University of Brussels, Belgium. He has received numerous awards for his work including Sheppard Award, the William Watson Medal of Excellence, the highest recognition awarded by CDC. He is also recipient of the Knight of Honour Medal by the Government of Cote d’Ivoire, was knighted in 2017 as the Officer of Loin by the President of Senegal, H.E. Macky Sall, and Knighted in November 2018 by the government of Cameroon for his significant contributions to public health. He is an adjunct professor at the Emory School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA.  He serves on several international advisory boards including the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Initiative – CEPI, the International AIDS Vaccine Initiative (IAVI) among others. He has authored over 250 peer-review articles in international journals and published several book chapters.

Peter Njonjo

Peter Njonjo

Co-Founder and CEO
Twiga Foods

Peter Njonjo is Co-Founder and CEO of Twiga Foods, a company that aggregates informal retail demand and organizes an efficient supply chain for fresh and dry goods through a technology enabled B2B platform. 

Prior to taking up his current role, Peter spent 21 years with The Coca-Cola Company with his last role being President of the West and Central Africa Business Unit, made up of 33 countries, based in Lagos, Nigeria. He also led the acquisition of Chi Beverages Nigeria in a $550M transaction. 

Previously, Njonjo also led the Coca-Cola business in East Africa, overseeing six countries including Kenya. In this role, he stewarded investments of more than $1 billion over five years and led the restructuring of Coca-Cola’s route to market across East Africa. He also led bottling mergers and acquisition activities across the region, including serving on the global team that created Africa’s largest Coca-Cola bottler – Coca-Cola Beverages Africa. 

Njonjo was President of the American Chamber of Commerce in Kenya, a director of the American Business Council in Nigeria and has been voted among the top 100 young leaders in Africa by Forbes Afrique and “Top 40 under 40” by The Business Daily in Kenya. 

A native of Kenya, Njonjo holds a Master of Business Administration in Strategic Management, a Bachelor of Science degree in International Business Administration from United States International University in Kenya and an Executive Leadership Program from Harvard Business School. Njonjo is also a Certified Public Accountant.

Peter Piot

Peter Piot

Director
London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine

Peter Piot KCMG is the Director of the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, and a Handa Professor of Global Health. He was the founding Executive Director of UNAIDS and Under Secretary- General of the United Nations (1995-2008). 

A clinician and microbiologist by training, he co-discovered the Ebola virus in Zaire in 1976, and subsequently led pioneering research on HIV/AIDS, women’s health and infectious diseases in Africa. He has held academic positions at the Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp; the University of Nairobi; the University of Washington, Seattle; Imperial College London, and the College de France, Paris, and was a Senior Fellow at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. He is a member of the US National Academy of Medicine, the National Academy of Sciences Leopoldina of Germany, the National Academy of Medicine of France, and the Royal Academy of Medicine of his native Belgium, and is a fellow of the UK Academy of Medical Sciences and the Royal College of Physicians.

He is the first Chair of the UK HMG Strategic Coherence of ODA-funded Research (SCOR) Board, a Vice Chair of the Global Health Innovative Technology Fund in Tokyo, and the Chair of the Global Burden of Disease Independent Advisory Committee. He is past president of the International AIDS Society and of the King Baudouin Foundation. In 1995 he was made a baron by King Albert II of Belgium, and in 2016 was awarded a UK honorary knighthood KCMG.

Professor Piot has received numerous awards for his research and service, including the Canada Gairdner Global Health Award (2015), the Robert Koch Gold Medal (2015), the Prince Mahidol Award for Public Health (2014), and the Hideyo Noguchi Africa Prize for Medical Research (2013), the F.Calderone Medal (2003), and was named a 2014 TIME Person of the Year (The Ebola Fighters). He has published over 580 scientific articles and 16 books, including his memoir, No Time to Lose.

Uche Ogboi

Uche Ogboi

Chief Operating Officer
Lori Systems

Uche Ogboi is the Chief Operating Officer of Lori Systems, an award-winning e-logistics services company that was recently nominated as a 2020 tech-pioneer by the World Economic Forum.

Prior to joining Lori Systems, she was a Principal, Investments at EchoVC Partners – a Pan-African tech-enabled stage and sector agnostic venture capital firm where she invested and managed portfolio operations in over 15 startups across various sectors including logistics, healthcare, fintech, telecoms and agriculture.

She is a passionate advocate for women and is actively involved in a women’s angel investment network – Rising Tide Africa, which empowers women through investment and mentorship opportunities. Uche worked at CitiBank for 8 years as an Investment Banker focusing mainly on M&A advisory, structuring products across various regions including Sub-Saharan Africa and Europe, managing the bank’s SME fund and deploying over $8 billion in capital.

Uche attended the University of Birmingham where she studied Accounting and Finance and is a Chartered Financial Analyst.

H.E. Ken Ofori-Atta

H.E. Ken Ofori-Atta

Finance Minister
Government of Ghana

Honourable Ken Ofori-Atta, assumed office as Ghana’s Finance Minister on January 27, 2017. A Co-Founder and former Chairman of the Databank Group (a leading investment banking firm). Ofori-Atta brings to the Ministry over 30 years’ experience in the Ghanaian and international financial sector.

He was the Executive Chairman of the Group from 1990 until his retirement on February 14, 2012. He has other business interests in Insurance, Retail Banking, Private Equity, Pharmaceuticals and Real Estate. Prior to co-founding Databank in 1990, the Hon. Minister was an Investment Banker at Morgan Stanley and Salomon Brothers on Wall Street in New York.  

Honourable Ofori-Atta was the first African to be honoured as a Donaldson Fellow at Yale University in 2010, a John Jay Fellow at Columbia University in 2011 and also a Henry Crown Fellow of the Aspen Institute. He is Co-Founder of the Aspen Africa Leadership Initiative.

Ofori-Atta was also the first African to testify at the US Congress Ways and Means Committee to support the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA). He was twice honoured by PriceWaterHouse Ghana as one of the Top 5 Most Respected CEOs in Ghana.

Ken Ofori-Atta was elected Chair of the World Bank/IMF Development Committee at the 2018 Spring Meetings and is also Chair of the Governing Board of African Capacity Building Foundation (ACBF) and the G-24 Group.

Ken Ofori-Atta went to Achimota School in Accra, Ghana; received a BA in Economics from Columbia University in New York, and an MBA from the Yale School of Management.

Honourable Ken Ofori-Atta is married to Professor Angela Lamensdorf Ofori-Atta and they are blessed with four (4) children and are committed Christians.

Svein Tore Holsether

Svein Tore Holsether

President and Chief Executive Officer
Yara international ASA

Svein Tore Holsether (born 1972) is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Yara since 2015.

Mr. Holsether is passionate about promoting the Sustainable Development Goals in the global business arena, in particular inclusive growth, decarbonizing food production and innovative collaboration across sectors. He is a member of the Executive Committee and Chair of the Food & Nature program in the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD). He also serves on the Executive Committee and Board of the International Fertilizer Association (IFA), and was previously a Commissioner of the Business and Sustainable Development Commission (BSDC). Holsether also leads a dedicated group within the Confederation of Norwegian Enterprises (NHO) which provides advice to the Norwegian Minister of Development on how the private sector can support developing countries in achieving SGDs.

Mr. Holsether has previously held a range of executive and senior position in large industrial companies.

Mr. Holsether holds a BSc degree in Finance & Management from the University of Utah, USA.

Jeremy Weir

Jeremy Weir

Executive Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Trafigura Group Pte Ltd

Jeremy Weir became Executive Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Trafigura in April 2018. This follows his appointment as CEO of the company in March 2014 after a career spanning nearly three decades in commodity and commodity derivative markets.

An Australian national, Mr Weir joined the Trafigura Group in 2001 as head of metals derivatives, structured products and risk management. Immediately prior to becoming CEO he served as a Management Board Director, Head of Risk and CEO of Galena Asset Management and Trafigura Mining Group.

Before Trafigura, Mr Weir spent nearly nine years between 1992 and 2000 with N M Rothschild. Mr Weir holds a BSc (Hons), Geology Major, from the University of Melbourne.

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Roula Khalaf

Roula Khalaf

Editor
Financial Times

Roula Khalaf is Editor of the Financial Times. She was previously Deputy Editor from 2016 to 2020, overseeing a range of newsroom initiatives and award winning editorial projects and leading a global network of over 100 foreign correspondents.

Before taking up the Deputy Editor role, Ms Khalaf was the FT's Foreign Editor and oversaw the FT's operations in Europe, Africa and the Middle East. Before that, as Middle East Editor, she launched a Middle East edition and led coverage of the Arab Spring. Ms Khalaf was named foreign commentator of the year at the Editorial Intelligence Comment Awards in 2016 and her series on Qatar won the Foreign Press Association’s Feature story of the year in 2013. She joined the FT in 1995 as North Africa correspondent and before that was a staff writer for Forbes magazine in New York.

David Pilling

David Pilling

Africa Editor
Financial Times

David Pilling is the Africa Editor of the FT. Previously he was the Asia Editor (2008-16), Tokyo Bureau Chief (2002-08), Pharmaceuticals Correspondent (1999-2001), Deputy Features Editor (1997-99) and Chile/Argentina Correspondent (1993-97). He is the author of Bending Adversity: Japan and the Art of Survival (Penguin, 2014) and The Growth Delusion (Bloomsbury, 2018).

Who Attends

Senior-level executives from:

  • Banking
  • Financial Services
  • Basic Resources
  • Infrastructure
  • Consumer Goods
  • Industrial Goods and Services
  • Technology companies
  • Consultants, lawyers, accountants, and advisors
  • Government bodies and non-profit organisations
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Past Speakers

  • H.E. Cyril Ramaphosa, President, Republic of South Africa
  • H.E. Mahamudu Bawumia, Vice President, Republic of Ghana
  • H.E. Nana Afuko-Addo, President, Republic of Ghana
  • Yemi Osinbajo, Vice President, Federal Republic of Nigeria
  • Isabel dos Santos, Chairperson, Sonangol
  • Aliko Dangote, President/Chief Executive, Dangote Group
  • Tony Blair, Former Prime Minister of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
  • Dr Mo Ibrahim, Founder and Chair, Mo Ibrahim Foundation
  • Tutu Agyare, Managing Partner, Nubuke Investments LLP
  • Bibi Bakare-Yusuf, Co-Founder and Publishing Director, Cassava Republic Press
  • Mobolaji Balogun, Chief Executive Officer, Chapel Hill Denham
  • Pierre Barbe, Head of Africa, Vitol
  • Herman Chinery-Hesse, Chairman, TheSOFTtribe Ltd
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Presented By (1)

The Financial Times is one of the world’s leading business news organisations, recognised internationally for its authority, integrity and accuracy. The FT has a record paying readership of one million, three-quarters of which are digital subscriptions. It is part of Nikkei Inc., which provides a broad range of information, news and services for the global business community.

Silver Sponsor (1)

Founded in 1993, Trafigura is one of the largest physical commodities trading groups in the world. Trafigura sources, stores, transports and delivers a range of raw materials (including oil and refined products and metals and minerals) to clients around the world. The trading business is supported by industrial and financial assets, including 49.3 percent owned global oil products storage and distribution company Puma Energy; global terminals, warehousing and logistics operator Impala Terminals; Trafigura's Mining Group; and Galena Asset Management. The Company is owned by over 700 of its 8,000 employees who work in 80 offices in 41 countries around the world. Trafigura has achieved substantial growth over recent years, growing revenue from USD12 billion in 2003 to USD 171.5 billion in 2019. The Group has been connecting its customers to the global economy for more than two decades, growing prosperity by advancing trade.

Sponsorship Opportunities

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  • Gain access to Senior Executives from across Africa and the UK, who will be attending the event
  • Brand alignment with the FT and its unrivalled credibility
  • Demonstrate thought leadership around the current critical issues affecting Africa
  • Benefit from sustained international visibility through our advertising and marketing campaigns

Get in touch to find out how you can get involved.

Iain Chalmers
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E: Iain.Chalmers@ft.com

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