Infrastructure Africa Business Forum: 9 – 10 October 2018

South African Engineers’ and Founders’ Association


VIPs attending Infrastructure Africa attest to
big infrastructure opportunities on the continent

Infrastructure Africa is bringing together global and regional infrastructure leaders and experts to attend the 7th annual event, kicking off in Sandton Convention Centre, Johannesburg on the
9 -10th October 2018. Africa’s premier infrastructure event continues to grow its stellar global
and regional line-up, with dozens of senior executives and infrastructure experts confirmed as speakers. The two-day conference and showcase exhibition provides an opportunity for companies to focus on the continent’s growth hotspots, discuss infrastructure trends, meet project developers and relevant government authorities, whilst exploring infrastructure business opportunities.



  Infrastructure leaders and senior executives confirmed as speakers:

• Amb Jean Kamau, High Commissioner, Kenya     High Commission, South Africa
• Sherrie Donaldson, Director, BRICS Institute

• Lade Araba, Africa Region Representative,           Convergence (East Africa)

• Ronald Mutasa, Senior Associate: Infrastructure   Projects & PPPs, Manokore Attorneys

• Catherine Grant, Director, Tutwa Consulting

• Chiboni Evans, Chief Executive Officer, SAEEC

• Brigette Baillie, Partner, Herbert Smith Freehills

• Jackie Midlane, Director, Norton Rose Fulbright
  South Africa

• H.E. Mr. Jacob Jusu Saffa, Minister, Ministry of     Finance, Sierra Leone

• Zubair Suliman, Senior Investment Manager,         DEG

• Dr. Miriam Altman, Commissioner, National           Planning Commission

• Vibhuti Jain, Financial Solutions Lead, POWER     AFRICA

• Prof Wiseman Nkuhlu, Director, Ethics Institute     of South Africa

• John Rocha, Project Manager, NEPAD                 Business Foundation

• Max Makgoale, Chief Executive Officer, Vula        Telematix

• Dr. Towela Nyirenda-Jere, Principal Programme   Officer: Regional Integration Infrastructure and     Trade,NEPAD Agency

• Dr. John Tambi, Chairman Presidential                 Infrastructure Initiative, Sierra Leone

• Sean Cleary, Chairman, Strategic Concepts
• Emma Wade-Smith, Her Majesty’s Trade               Commissioner Africa, UK Department for              International Trade

• Stanley Subramoney, Chief Executive Officer,      Menston Holdings

• Gilbert Boois, Project Manager: Spatial                 Development Initiatives, Walvis Bay Corridor

• Silvester Kasuku, Chief Executive Officer,             Lapsset

• Kudzanayi Bangure, Project Manager (Rail),         Africa Infrastructure Desk, NEPAD Business         Foundation

• Neels Van Niekerk, Chief Executive Officer,          International Steel Fabricators of South Africa

• Mohan Vivekanandan, Group Executive:               Origination & Client Coverage, DBSA

• Nicky Moyo, Managing Director, DEAT Capital

• Ian Petherbridge, Director, Norton Rose                Fulbright South Africa

• John Smelcer, Director:  Head of Energy &           Infrastructure, Webber Wentzel

• Dr. Markus Thill, President: Region Africa,            Bosch Group

• Ian Kendal, Managing Director, Lasher Tools

• Joshua Ogwal, Partner, Ligomarc Advocates

• Montfort Mlachila, Senior Resident                        Representative, International Monetary Fund,      South Africa

• Brenton Lalu, Senior Research Analyst, Public
  Investment Corporation

• Adeyinka Adeyemi, Senior Adviser, UNECA
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