The Chamber host and participate in diverse global meetings covering topical themes to discuss key factors trends transforming the marketplace, facilitate sharing of insights and connecting like minded business leaders and entrepreneurs.
On Wed, 20 Jan 2021, AfBC hosted a successful virtual Africa Trade Conference 2021 to discuss on Doing Business in Africa and Future Opportunities.
The conference brought together business leaders, Government officials, investors, entrepreneurs, diasporas, experts, policymakers, academia and professionals from across the World to deliberate and showcase economic growth opportunities in Africa for both local, regional and internationals businesses and investors.
Key speakers included:
H.E. Carlos dos Santos - Ambassador of Mozambique to the U.S
Ruben Phoolchund - Chief Office for Africa at The International Trade Centre (ITC)
Dr Frannie Leautier - Senior Partner and CEO SouthBridge Investments
Angela Russell - CEO at The American Chamber of Commerce in South Africa
Manisha Dookhony - Private Sector Development, Economist and Investment Expert, Lead Technical Advisor at Ministry of Trade and Industry- Rwanda, Mauritius and Namibia Investment Promotion and Development Board (NIPDB)
Keith Stokes-Smith - Chairman of the Birmingham Commonwealth Association (BCA), Advisory Board Member, African Business Chamber (AfBC) and Honorary Chair of Greater Birmingham Commonwealth Chamber of Commerce (GBCCC)
Cecilia Akintomide - Independent Non-Executive Director at Ondo State Development and Investment Promotion Agency (ONDIPA)
Mavis Owusu-Gyamfi - Executive Vice President at African Centre for Economic Transformation (ACET)
Vibhuti Jain - Regional Managing Director for Africa at U.S. International Development Finance Corporation (DFC)
Faruq Muhammad - Global Head of Structured Export Finance at Standard Chartered Bank
Olu Raheem - Trade Commissioner for Finland in West Africa
Thierry Vodounou - Founder of Sarenga Group LLC and fmr Senior Investment Officer at International Finance Corporation (IFC)
Gerald J. La Touche - International Trade Adviser/ Energy Sector Lead at Department for International Trade (DIT) West Midlands
Terser Adamu - International Trade Adviser and Africa Business Expert at Department for International Trade (DIT) Manchester
Cinthia Loïs Ta - CEO at The African Chamber of Commerce Scandinavia (ACCS)
Peter Kibet Arab Biwott - Executive Director at Agrinomic Africa
Akin-Olusoji Akinyele - Special Assistant to the CEO & Head, Government Relations at The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE)
Muloongo Muchelemba - Founder & Content Creator at Ongolo
Edrisa Kwizera - Head of Development at Tullow Uganda Operations Pty
Joseph M Chikolwa - Non Executive Director at British American Tobacco, Zambia
Mwila Pascal Mwenya - Debt Capital Markets: Zambia, Malawi, ESwatini, Angola, Mauritius at Stanbic Bank Zambia
Bolaji Sofoluwe - Africa Business Development Strategist and Managing Director at ETK Group
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On Friday 04 December 2020, AfBC hosted a virtual Business Forum live discussion webinar. The theme for discussion is Empowering African Businesses, Enhancing Productivity and Growth in the UK Economy.
DISCUSSION TOPICS COVERED INCLUDE:
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