AIFA 2022

Event Agenda

06/02/2022
09:00
09:00 - 09:30
Africa - France - European Union relations : The new economic and geopolitical deal
AlainBouzaid (GROUPE ASCOMA)FrançoiseLombard (PROPARCO)Pierre-EtienneLorenceau (LEADERS LEAGUE)
09:35 - 10:25
African energy: trends & insights
ChrisAntonopoulos (LEKELA POWER)ChristianDe Gromard (AGENCE FRANÇAISE DÉVELOPPEMENT)KarimEl Azzawi (VOLTALIA)AntoineMorlighem (LEADERS LEAGUE)NadiaMrabit (BUSINESS CLUB AFRICA)
09:35 - 10:25
Foreign direct investments
MossadeckBally (GROUPE AZALAÏ)ÉtienneGiros (CIAN)LaetitiaLoeuillot (LEADERS LEAGUE)WesleyPydiamah (EVERSHEDS SUTHERLAND)
09:35 - 10:25
Investment in African infrastructure: challenges & opportunities
NicolasBourdon (ACCURACY)KseniaGladkova (LEADERS LEAGUE)NicolasJean (GIDE LOYRETTE NOUEL - PARIS)AlfredNicayenzi (SHELTER AFRIQUE)MathieuPeller (MERIDIAM)AlainSaraka (ARISE IIP & ARISE IS)
10:30
10:30 - 11:20
Best practices for M&A and joint ventures in Africa
KhaledIgué (CLUB 2030 AFRIQUE)BernardPeille (ALSTOM SOUTHERN AFRICA)AlexisValero (LEADERS LEAGUE)KarimZine Eddine (PARIS EUROPLACE)
10:30 - 11:20
Infrastructure in perspective: financing, building and operating the right assets
ÉricMelet (BOLLORÉ TRANSPORT & LOGISTICS)LamiaMerzouki (Casablanca Finance City Authority et FC4S)PhilippePerdrix (35°NORD)ShapourSaba (ACTIS)SindhuraSwaminathan (EVERSHEDS SUTHERLAND)
10:30 - 11:20
Power energy infrastructure: unleashing Africa’s potential
CécileCamilli (SOCIÉTÉ GÉNÉRALE)Pierre-SamuelGuedj (AFRICA MUTANDI - COMMISSION RSE ET ODD DU CIAN)MarcusHeal (PAN AFRICA SOLAR)Marie-LaureMazaud (STOA INFRA & ENERGY)KirstenMc Aloon (NAUDET)
11:40
11:40 - 12:30
Building African leaders: leveraging into private-equity and corporate investments
IsabelleBébéar (BPIFRANCE)StéphaneColin (AFRICINVEST EUROPE)PamélaGrondin (EUROPEAN INVESTMENT BANK (EIB))NicolasManardo (AMETHIS ADVISORY)LucRigouzzo (AMETHIS ADVISORY)
11:40 - 12:30
Infrastructure & technology: digital network, the keys to success
DidierKla (ORANGE BUSINESS ET BROADBAND)PhilippeLe Grand (INFRANUM)PierreMarteel (LEADERS LEAGUE)DominiquePoilevey (Atos Growing Markets)
11:40 - 12:30
Project finance & PPP: marshalling resources
AlbanCastres (LEADERS LEAGUE)GermainGauthier (MEDEF INTERNATIONAL, INFRALION CAPITAL MANAGEMENT, SCIENCES PO)YoussefRouissi (ATTIJARIWAFA BANK)MarcTeyssier D'Orfeuil (CLUB PPP MEDAFRIQUE)JeanVan Wetter (ENABEL)
14:30
14:30 - 14:45
Fireside chat with Gérard Wolf: sustainable cities in Africa
GérardWolf (MEDEF INTERNATIONAL - BRICS ACCESS)
14:50 - 15:40
Agri-business: trends & projects
JérômeDe Fremont (GROUPE COMPAGNIE FRUITIÈRE)AdelineLescanne Gautier (GROUPE NUTRISET)Jean ChristopheSalager (LEADERS LEAGUE)Rita MariaZniber (DIANA HOLDING)
14:50 - 15:40
Renewable energies & climate change: innovative approaches and fast scaling
WacefBentaibi (GIDE LOYRETTE NOUEL - CASABLANCA)CyrilCarabot (SYNDICAT DES ÉNERGIES RENOUVELABLES)MathieuFructueux (Groupe ADS)Gillian AlexandreHuart (ENGIE ENERGY ACCESS)PierrickPaindavoine (EIFFEL ENERGY TRANSITION AFRICA)
14:50 - 15:40
Talent management: keys to accelerating your business
MichaelAl-Nassir (PEDERSEN & PARTNERS)KarenDaniels (HEINEKEN B.V)MohammedElrazzaz (SECRETARIAT OF THE UNION FOR THE MEDITERRANEAN)VincentGalindo (BOLLORÉ TRANSPORT & LOGISTICS)AudeGhespiere (LEADERS LEAGUE)
15:45
15:45 - 16:35
Innovation and new technologies in Africa: where to invest?
NaïrAbakar (RÉPUBLIQUE DU TCHAD)MaximeBouan (SEEDSTARS AFRICA VENTURES)FaresKoussay El Heni (EVERSHEDS SUTHERLAND)LaetitiaLoeuillot (LEADERS LEAGUE)MatthieuMarchand (PARTECH AFRICA FUND)
15:45 - 16:35
Rapid growth of African cities: trends, promises and challenges
HervéDaire (LEADERS LEAGUE)HeerunGhurburrun (AMBASSADE DE LA RÉPUBLIQUE DE MAURICE)Jean-LouisGuigou (IPEMED - INSTITUT DE PROSPECTIVE ÉCONOMIQUE DU MONDE MÉDITERRANÉEN)IsabelleMaunoury (SUEZ)