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18 August 2016, 8:00AM - 5:30PM, EAT Nairobi, Kenya

Opportunities and challenges for treasury in Africa


08.30 Registration and refreshments
Welcome and opening remarks
Colin Tyler, Chief Executive, ACT

Keynote address: Political, economic, social and technological factors driving enterprise in the region
Rita Okuthe, Head of Business Enterprise, Safaricom







Panel discussion – building brilliant businesses:
funding success from the ground up
• financing business development and infrastructure:
working capital or fixed assets?
• from kernel to corporate: sustainable strategic funding
options for long term growth
• trends in financing documentation for international growth
Colin Tyler, Chief Executive, ACT
Hear from:
Michael Awori, Regional Head of Debt, East Africa, Barclays
CapitalClare Dawson, Chief Executive, Loan Market Association
Sonal Sejpal, Director, Anjarwalla and Khanna
Carlo van Wageningen, Chairman and Founder,
Lake Turkana Wind Power
11.00 Refreshment break

Panel discussion – digital connectivity,
inclusion and identity: the sky is the limit
• mobile banking, mobilising entrepreneurship,
digital identity and socio-economic implications
• microloans, technology and data:
‘the possible’ is a growing space
• cybersecurity, visibility and trust in the digitised
• building trust: who is doing what with your data?
• FinTech: a cornerstone of east African economies?
• upscaling the solutions: how can FinTech support
bigger or rapidly growing companies?
Colin Tyler, Chief Executive, ACT
Hear from:
Reginald Kadzutu, Head of Projects, Craft Silicon

Anastasia Kamande, Head of Data and Analytics,
KPMG East Africa

Wilson Kamau, Segment Head – Transactional
Banking, Barclays Bank of Kenya
Paul Nkansah, Microfinance Manager,
Akwapim Rural Bank
Isaac Ondieki, Executive Director, Ernst & Young
John Waibochi, Founder and CEO, Virtual City
12.30 Networking lunch


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