October 2016

Laureen Kouassi-Olsson is the Regional Head of West and Central Africa and Investment Director, Head of Financial Institutions at Amethis. Ms. Kouassi-Olsson is responsible for Amethis’ investment strategy in the financial sector, including the sourcing, structuring and supervision of deals execution as well as the management...

Mr. Deepak Malik is the CEO of Arise, the newly formed partnership between Rabobank, Norfund and FMO created to support African Financial Service Providers. Previously, Mr. Malik served as the Head of Department at Norfund. Mr. Malik is  responsible for investments in financial institutions. He...

Mr. Lim professionally specializes in Sub-Saharan Africa and has functioned as an Investment Officer at AfricInvest since 2011.  Prior to this, he worked at the African Development Bank, to devise private sector development strategies. With Veolia, Mr. Lim provided financial advice to utility companies and...

On the second day of the conference, NpM will host a workshop designed to inform you about recent joint efforts taken by NpM members on ‘greening’ the Inclusive Finance sector and committing to addressing the subject in policy and practice. After an overview of where...

Nancy Kacungira will moderate Africa Works! 2016. Ms. Kacungira is a former News Anchor of KTN Kenya, and currently works as a Nairobi-based correspondent for BBC News. In 2010 Nancy co-founded Blu Flamingo, a digital media management company in Uganda that grows online brand presence...

Marina is passionate about building bridges between people and organizations. Her strong diplomatic, networking and negotiations skills and her understanding of the Dutch and “African” cultures has led her to open doors to several African countries for the Dutch private sector, and vice versa. Head of...