If you would like to be an APPP 2019 speaker, please send your biography, topic, photo and abstract to the organising committee. N.B Speeches will be in English only. All the speeches should not exceed the duration of 15 minutes. The deadline to receive propositions for speeches is August 2019. Please note that the conference topics will soon be available on the event website, however please do let us know if there is a specific topic you wish to bring to the event.

If you would like to deliver a speech at the event, please contact: Laura Sitzia, Head of Finance & Infrastructure

Tel:  +44 207 700 4949 or

2018 Speakers

Yves Nzuzi-Khuabi

Renewables and Smart Water Lead (Pty) Ltd, Ontec

Lizelle McDermott

Girish Gopal

Group Executive, Technical Services and Solutions, Airports Company of South Africa

Yusry Frizlar

Technical Executive, Gibb

Мichael Gotore

Executive: Finance, TransNamib Ltd

Felipe Guinea

Executive Director, Almar Water Solutions

Kagiso Modise

Executive: Network Operations, SqwidNet

Vino Govender

Executive: Strategy, Mergers and Acquisitions and Innovation, Dark Fibre Africa

Allen Leuta

Counsel, Allen & Overy

Elsa Strydom

Senior Project Manager, IPP Office, Department of Energy, South Africa

Osward Chanda

Division Manager, Water Development and Sanitation Department, AfDB

Andre Kruger

Programme Manager, AVID, Nepad Business Foundation

Ajit Maharaj

Business Development Manager, Group Five Infrastructure Developments

Alhaji Mohammed Bamalli

Director: Contract Compliance Department, The Presidency, Infrastructure Concession Regulatory Commission, Nigeria

Raj Kulasingam

Senior Counsel, Dentons

Amanda Chipako

Investment Officer, Proparco

Sanjay P Ghag

CFO/Investment Director, Kukuza Project Development Company

Judith Nyakawa

Acting Director, PPP Unit, Ministry of Finance, Kenya

Sibusiso Zungu

Director, Allen & Overy

Mari Bruwer

Founder, MCA Consulting

Karien Bornheim

Chief Executive Officer, Footprint Africa Business Solutions Ltd

Symerre Grey Johnson

Head of Regional Integration Infrastructure and Trade, NEPAD

Shaheed Alli

Principal: Infrastructure and Telecommunications, Nedbank

Siyabonga Mbanjwa

Regional Managing Director, Sener

Norma Gertrude Sephuma

PPP Consultant

Lucy Chege

Head: Energy, Environment and Information Communications Technologies (ICT), DBSA

Rentia van Tonder

Head of Power, Standard Bank

Ing. Shelter Lotsu

Director/Head of PPP Unit Ghana, Ghana Highway Authority

Al Hassane Diop

Director of Finances and PPPs, Ministry of the Promotion of Investments, Partnerships and Development of Teleservices of the State, Senegal

Tim Harris

Chief Executive Officer, Wesgro

Morag Baird

Senior Manager, Leading Practices & Policy, Global Infrastructure Hub

Ben Brimble

Project Manager, Windlab

Lizeka Matshekga

Divisional Executive, Agro, Infrastructure and New Industries, IDC

Steven Gray

Country Manager – West Africa, UK Export Finance

Ruth Beckers

Board Member, Albatros Energy Mali

Executive Mayor Patricia de Lille

City of Cape Town

Samuel Joseph

Chief General Manager, Exim Bank of India

Manel Salvado Tenesa

Business Development Director – Africa, Almar Water Solutions

Elifas Luaanda

Acting Director, PPP Unit, Ministry of Finance, Namibia

Keeta Shisholeka

Acting Director, National PPP Unit, Zambia

Denise Lundall

Project Manager, SANEDI

Tandiswa Kankqu

General Manager, PPP Unit, KZN Provincial Treasury, South Africa

James Aiello

Senior Project Advisor, PPP Unit, National Treasury, South Africa

Paritosh Gupta

Chief Executive Officer, Kukuza Project Development Company

Sheila Galloway

Group Chief Executive Officer, Utho Capital


2018 Event Photo Gallery