Infrastructure needs in sub-Saharan Africa are estimated at $100 billion annually. While private investment has been robust, with the heaviest concentration of funds going to South Africa and focused largely on telecommunications, the funding gap remains at $31 billion. Analysis points to a high perception of risk as one of the major challenges for investment.
Is the risk real? What does the data tell us? Who are Africa’s emerging investors and what are the challenges facing foreign investors? Join a distinguished gathering of project developers, bankers, investors, policy makers and development partners as they discuss whether the risk to investing in Africa’s infrastructure is real or perceived.
- Donald Kaberuka, President, African Development Bank
- Makhtar Diop, Vice President, World Bank Africa Region
- Hubert Danso, CEO and Vice Chairman, Africa Investor
- Uche Orji, CEO, Nigeria Sovereign Investment Authority
- Phuti Mahanyele, CEO, Shanduka Group
- Tshepo Mahloele, CEO, Harith GP; Fund Manager, Pan Africa Infrastructure Development Fund
- Helen Tarnoy, Founder & Managing Director, Aldwych International
- Mahesh K. Kotecha, President and Founder, Structured Credit International Corp. (SCIC)