Africa PPP 2017 Speakers

Seison Reddy

Manager, Infrastructure Finance, DBSA

Peter Ndoro

TV and Radio Presenter

Malcolm Pautz

Principal, Infrastructure and PPPs, Genesis Analytics

Tandiswa Kankqu

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

Taambi Iithete

Group Managing Director, Atlantic Tradeport Holdings

Andrew Odero

Regional Head of Vulnerability Analysis and Mapping (VAM), World Food Programme Regional Bureau for Southern Africa, Johannesburg

Luis Bagorro Junior

Deputy General Manager, Biocom

Phologo Pheko

Partner, Fasken Martineau

Kevin Anderson

Global Head – Strategic Initiatives, Climate Fund Managers

Dr Victor Litlhakanyane

Managing Director, Bigen Africa

Lara Bezuidenhoudt

Partner, Fasken Martineau

Liesel Lombaard

Chief Director: PPP & Compliance, Gauteng Infrastructure Finance Agency

Kantha Rattay

Legal Consultant, KR Consulting

Peter Boeré

Industry specialist – Health Sector, IFC PPP Advisory Services

Richard Nelson

Power Africa, USAID/Southern Africa

Denise Lundall

Project Manager, SANEDI

Debasish Mallick

Deputy Managing Director, Exim Bank of India

Hon. Mrs Manthabiseng Phohleli

Deputy Minister, Ministry of Health, Kingdom of Lesotho

Hon. Nonofo E Molefhi

Minister, Ministry of Infrastructure and Housing Development, Republic of Botswana

Peter Aborn

PPP Project Officer, Gauteng Department of Infrastructure Development

Jonathan First

Head Syndication Finance, DBSA

Werner Meiring


Shyam P Misra

Managing Director, Sembcorp Siza Water

Nicole Algio

Regional Secretariat Manager for REEEP, Clean Energy

Dr Abdullah Alwehaibi

Chief Operating Officer, College of Excellence

Keeta Shisholeka

Acting Director, National PPP Unit, Zambia

Associate Professor Neil Paulsen

University of Queensland

Penny Herbst

Strategy Director, Africa GreenCo

Wendy Davids

Cape Regional Business Manager, SANPARKS

Noor Ullah

Head of Global Agriculture, Acumen

Elifas Luaanda

Deputy Director – Capacity Building and Outreach, PPP Unit, Ministry of Finance, Namibia

Loyiso Jiya

Principal Deal Originator, Energy, Environment and ICT , DBSA

Babatomiwa Adesida

Private Sector and Philanthropy, Sustainable Development Goals Fund, UNDP

Prof Francis Lewu

Head of Agriculture Department, Cape Peninsula University of Technology

Ramodise Mekoa

General Manager, Dipalopalo FM Solutions

Graham Peel

Group Commercial Director, Servest

Mohale Rakgate

Group Executive, Project Preparation, DBSA

Flora Tenga

PPP Director, Ministry of Finance, Tanzania

Kevin Abrahams

Project Manager, Gauteng Infrastructure Finance Agency

Paloma Durán

Director, Sustainable Development Goals Fund, UNDP

Chidi K.C. Izuwah Snr

Executive Director, The Presidency, Infrastructure Concession Regulatory Commission, Nigeria

Stanley Kamau

Director, PPP Unit, Ministry of Finance, Kenya

James Aiello

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

Dieudonne Bondoma Yokono

President, CARPA, Cameroon

Eng. M C Munodawafa

Chief Executive Officer, Zambezi River Authority

Nikhil Pereira-Kamath

Chief Executive Officer, Africa Healthcare Network

Timo Bollerhey

Senior Advisor Financial Systems Development, GIZ

James Leigland

Technical Advisor, Technical Assistance Facility, Private Infrastructure Development Group (PIDG)

Ana Hajduka

Founder & CEO, Africa GreenCo

H. David Meyers

Chairman, AgriSmart Inc

Dr Amit N Thakker

Chairman, African Healthcare Federation

Omar Vajeth

Snr. Transaction Advisor & Head, SAPP-PAU

Denis Sireyjol

Regional Head – Southern Africa & Indian Ocean, Proparco

Duncan Bonnett

Director, Strategy and Business Development, Africa House

Romain Py

Head of Transactions, AIIM (African Infrastructure Investment Managers)

William Michael Dachs

Chief Operating Officer, Gautrain

Jack van der Merwe

Chief Executive Officer, Gautrain

Nathaniel Munetsi

Head – Structured Finance, Gauteng Infrastructure Financing Agency

Abebe Tadesse

Senior Expert and ISP-PPP Coordinator, Ministry of Finance and Economic Coordination, Ethiopia

Sheila Galloway

Group Chief Executive Officer, Utho Capital

Alberto Simões

Partner, Miranda & Associados

Paul Runge

Director, Projects and Development Finance, Africa House

Mahad Ahmed

Managing Director, AMETrade

Beatrice Florah Ikilai

Acting Director, PPP Unit, Ministry of Finance, Planning and Economic Development Uganda

Morris Z Mtsambiwa

Secretariat Executive Director, Kavango Zambezi Transfrontier Conservation Area

Kenny Hlela

Director, Tourism Investment Coordination in the South African Department of Tourism

Saurabh Suneja

Director, Public Private Partnership, Ministry of Finance, Namibia

Innocent Bajiji

PPP Analyst, Rwanda Development Board, Rwanda


If you would like to make a speech at APPP 2017, 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 September 2017. Please note that the conference topics are available on the event website.

If you would like to deliver a speech at the event, please contact: Emma Sayers, Conference Producer

Tel:  +27 84 585 5119 or