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20 - 21 March 2019 | Hilton Mauritius Resort

3rd Pension Funds & Alternative Investments Africa Conference


PIAfrica returns for its 3rd edition!

Now in its third edition, the Pension Funds and Alternative Investments Africa Conference brings senior executives from Pension Funds with Regulators, Asset Managers, Financial Advisors, and other stakeholders, to engage in meaningful discussions on the way forward for the sector.

Over the two days of conference, the event will highlight key trends and future industry issues, while offering ample opportunities for participants to network and engage in one-to-one meetings. Click here to request more information on the topics which will be discussed this year.

Confirmed Speakers PIAfrica 2019

Clairette AH-HEN

Independent Consultant

Michelle Nyandiko

Manager, Business Development & Consulting, Enwealth Financial Services Ltd

Neema Siwingwa

Chief Financial Analyst, Client Solutions, AfDB

Mike Adsetts

Deputy Chief Investment Officer, Momentum Investments, South Africa

Daniel Essoo

CEO, Bankers Association of Mauritius

Herbert Hungwe

Chief Investment Officer, National Social Security Authority, Zimbabwe

Raja Hussain

BlackRock Private Equity Partners, South Africa

Dr Morgan Pillay

Senior Advisor: Infrastructure Finance, GIZ

Shafeeq Abrahams

Chief Financial Officer, Eskom Pension & Provident Fund – EPPF, South Africa

Wola Asase

Senior Vice President for Financial Institutions & Syndications Africa Finance Corporation, Nigeria

Imrith Ramtohul

Senior Investment Consultant, Aon Hewitt Ltd

Zack Bezuindenhoudt

Head South Africa and Sub-Saharan Africa, S&P Dow Jones Indices

Sanjeev Gupta

Executive Director, Financial Services, Africa Finance Corporation

Alain Nkontchou

Managing Partner, Enko Capital Management LLP

Michael Mgwaba

Head – Exchange Traded Product Business, Absa, South Africa

Mohan Vivekanandan

Group Executive: Origination & Client Coverage, DBSA

Gerald Paul Kasaato

Chief Investment Officer, National Social Security Fund Uganda

Mahesh Doorgakant

Managing Director, APEX Fund Services, Mauritius

Heleen Goussard

Head of Unlisted Investment Services, Riscura, Mauritius

Alex Burn

Director, Malaczynski Burn Risk

Svenja Becker

Managing Partner, Moravia Capital Investments

Norbert Stelzer

Managing Partner, Moravia Capital Investments, Germany

Symerre Grey Johnson

Head of Regional Integration Infrastructure and Trade, NEPAD

Nitish Baenimadhu

Chief Investment Officer, Swan for Life, Mauritius

Linda Mateza

Head of Investments and Actuarial Services, Government Employees Pension Fund (GEPF)

Lila Nopasika

Chief Executive Officer, Eskom Pension & Provident Fund – EPPF

Peter Vincent

FT Multi-Asset Solutions, Franklin Templeton Global, South Africa

Constantin De Grivel

Managing Director, AXYS Investment Partners

Shamin A. Sookia

Managing Director, Perigeum Capital

Dr Farouk Aminu

Head, Research & Strategy Management Department, Pencom, Nigeria

Krishen Patten

CFA, FRM – Chief Risk Officer, AXYS Investment Partners

Erna Motinga

Deputy CEO, Prudential Supervision, Namibia Financial Institutions Supervisory Authority (NAMFISA)

François Guibert

Chief Executive Officer, Economic Development Board

Harvesh Kumar Seegolam

Chief Executive, Financial Services Commission Mauritius

Bronwyn Corbett

Chief Executive Officer, Grit Real Estate Income Group

Admassu Tadesse

President and Chief Executive, Trade & Development Bank

Yann Robbiola

Chief Executive Officer, LS Advisors Ltd

Giulio Battaglia

Managing Director, Stenham Asset Management

Ritesh Anand

Executive Vice President, Crown Agents Investment Management

Karthi Pillay

Specialist: Retirement Scheme Governance, Telkom Retirement Fund

Veenay Rambarassah

Director Investment and Asset Management, National Pension Fund, Mauritius

Henry Kyanda

CEO and Trust Secretary, Kenya Power Pension Fund

Dr Ini Urua

Senior VP, East/Southern Africa, Africa Finance Corporation, Nigeria

Gerald Gondo

Executive: Business Development, RisCura Africa

Abhimanyu Yadav

Head of Fixed Income & Currencies, Investment Management, MCB Capital Markets, Mauritius

Sunil Benimadhu

Chief Executive Officer, Stock Exchange, Mauritius

Simon Wafubwa

Managing Director, Enwealth Financial Services

Krishen Sukdev

Chief Executive Officer, Government Pensions Administration Agency (GPAA), South Africa

2019 Sponsors

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2019 Supporters

African Private Equity and Venture Capital Association
The NEPAD Agency is the implementing agency of the African Union, facilitating and coordinating the development of continent-wide infrastructure programmes and projects, mobilising resources and engaging the global community, regional economic communities and countries in transforming Africa. The NEPAD Agency is contributing to Africa’s Agenda 2063 goals, the continent’s long-term development framework for socio-economic transformation.
Еconomic Development Board
Insurers Association of Mauritius
Global Finance
Alternative Investment Management Association
AIMA, the Alternative Investment Management Association, is the global representative of the alternative investment industry, with more than 1,900 corporate members in over 60 countries. AIMA’s fund manager members collectively manage more than $2 trillion in assets. AIMA draws upon the expertise and diversity of its membership to provide leadership in industry initiatives such as advocacy, policy and regulatory engagement, educational programmes and sound practice guides. AIMA works to raise media and public awareness of the value of the industry. AIMA set up the Alternative Credit Council (ACC) to help firms focused in the private credit and direct lending space. The ACC currently represents over 80 members that manage $500 billion of private credit assets globally. AIMA is committed to developing skills and education standards and is a co-founder of the Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst designation (CAIA) – the first and only specialised educational standard for alternative investment specialists. AIMA is governed by its Council (Board of Directors). For further information, please visit AIMA’s website,

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