The first speakers of the
Choiseul Africa Business Forum 2020

Salimo ABDULA
Chairman of the Board of Directors, Intelec Holdings
Mozambique

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Mohammed Usman ABDUL-RAZAQ
Founder, Dudden Hill Foundation
Sami AGLI
Chairman, Forum of business leaders
Chinwe AJENE-SAGNA
Managing Partner, Catalyst Realty Solutions
Nigeria

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Clare AKAMANZI
Chief Executive Officer, Rwanda Development Board
Michael ARBUTHNOT
Chief Executive Officer, Catalyst Fund Managers
South Africa

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Sergio ARZENI
President, International Network for Small and Medium Enterprises - INSME
Amadou Mahtar BA
Co-Founder & Executive Chairman, AllAfrica Global Media
Williams BELLA
Chief Executive Officer, Property Kro
Ivory Coast

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Mohamed BEN OUDA
Chief Executive Officer, Palmeraie Développement
Mikhail BOGDANOV
Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, Russian Federation
Brice CHASLES
Managing Partner, Deloitte Francophone Africa
Christopher CHIJIUTOMI
Head of Infrastructure Equity, CDC Group
Bronwyn CORBETT
Chief Executive Officer, Grit Real Estate Income Group Limited
South Africa

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Amaury DE FÉLIGONDE
Managing Partner, Okan
Sébastien De MONTESSUS
Chief Executive Officer, Endeavour Mining
Francesco de MUSSO
Managing Director, BGFIBank Europe
Idrissa DIABIRA
Chief Executive Officer, ADEPME
Senegal

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Amadou DIALLO
Chief Executive Officer, DHL Global Fowarding
Hisham EL-KHAZINDAR
Managing Director, Qalaa Holdings
Umaro Sissoco EMBALO
President of the Republic
Guinée-Bissau

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Christian ESTROSI
President, Nice Côte d’Azur Metropolis
Daouda FALL
Chief Executive Officer, Brahms Group
Michaël FRIBOURG
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Chargeurs
Amadou Sakhir GAYE
Managing Director, Sentrak Logistics
Vangsy Olivier GOMA
Founder, Sport News Africa
Gagan GUPTA
Africa Director, Olam International
Paul HAERI
Vice President – Business Development Africa, CEVA Logistics
Pierre HEILBRONN
Vice President, Policy and Partnerships, EBRD
Fathima HUSSAIN
Managing Director of Oil & Gas Corporate Finance, Standard Chartered Bank
United Kingdom

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Shahim ISMAEL
Chief Executive Officer, SMTP Group
Madagascar

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Mahamadou ISSOUFOU
President of the Republic
Kader KANEYE
Founder and President, African Development University
Moise KATUMBI CHAPWE
President, Tout puissant Mazembe Football Club
Bestine KAZADI
President, Association Sportive Vita Club
Flavien KOUATCHA
Managing Director, Save Our Agriculture
Cameroon

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Andreï KORTOUNOV
Director General, Russian International Affairs Council
Sampiero LANFRANCHI
Managing Director, Chargeurs Museum Solutions
Jean-Baptiste LEMOYNE
Minister of State for Tourism, French Nationals Abroad and Francophonie
Xavier LEROY
Managing Partner Africa, Egon Zehnder
Linda MABHENA-OLAGUNJU
Chief Executive Officer, DLO Energy Resources
South Africa

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Ivanilson MACHADO
Chief Executive Officer, Puma Energy Angola
Luke MCKEND
Director for Africa, Southern and Eastern Europe, LinkedIn
South Africa

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Jean-Paul MELAGA
Chief Executive Officer, Smartphorce
Cameroon

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Simon MINKOWSKI
Strategy and Development Director, CanalOlympia France
Manuel Antonio MOTA
Chief Executive Officer, Mota-Engil Africa
Portugal

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Laïssa MOUEN
Chief Executive Officer, Kinaya Ventures
Cameroon

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Rose MWEBAZA
Director and Head of Infrastructure Equity, United Nations Organization
Jules NGANKAM
Group Chief Executive Officer, African Guarantee Fund
Cameroon

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William NKONTCHOU
Director, Emerging Capital Partners
Cameroon

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Toyosi OGUNSEYE
Head of West Africa, BBC
Linda ONYANGO
Chief Executive Officer, SME Support Centre Limited
Benedict ORAMAH
President, African Export-Import Bank
Nigeria

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Henri-Claude OYIMA
Chief Executive Officer, BGFIBank Group
Marc PARTRIDGE
Vice President, Project Finance Advisory & International Cooperation, Gazprombank
Mathieu PELLER
Chief Operating Officer Africa, Meridiam
Kabiru RABIU
Managing Director, BUA Group
Nigeria

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Pascal REY
Chief Executive Officer, Insuco
Linda Tesi RUSAGARA
Managing Director, Kigali Innovation City
Fatma SAMOURA
General Secretary, FIFA
Youga SOW
Chief Executive Officer, Sococim Industries
Mehdi TAZI
Général Vice-Président, General Confederation of Moroccan Companies (CGEM)
Robins TCHALE-WATCHOU
Chief Executive Officer, Vivendi Sports
Cameroon

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Bosun TIJANI
Chief Executive Officer, Co-Creation Hub
Nigeria

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Fred ZAMBLÉ
Chief Executive Officer, Seekewa
Ivory Coast

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