Speakers RAF 2022

Rudy DEMOTTE
Rudy DEMOTTEPresident of the Parliament of the French Community of Belgium
Wamkele MENE
Wamkele MENESecretary General of the Continental Free Trade Area
Sidi Ould TAH
Sidi Ould TAHCEO of Arab Bank for Economic Development in Africa
Kanayo AWANI
Kanayo AWANIVice President of the Africa, Export Import Bank (Afreximbank)
André FLAHAUT
André FLAHAUTState Minister & Member of the Chamber of Representatives of Beligum
Simon TIEMTORE
Simon TIEMTOREChairman of Lilium Capital & Vista Bank Group
Serge EKUE
Serge EKUEPresident of the West African Development Bank (BOAD)

PANEL 1: The role of the State and Investment Promotion Agencies in strategies of attractiveness

Léocadie EBAKISSE
Léocadie EBAKISSEFounder & CEO of Talents Awake
MODERATOR
António Henriques DA SILVA
António Henriques DA SILVAPresident of National Agency for the Promotion of investments in Angola
Thierry BADOU
Thierry BADOUDirector of Investment Attraction of CEPICI
Pascal PEYROU
Pascal PEYROUGeneral Secretary at Groupe Initiative Afrique

PANEL 2: The Private sector and attractiveness strategies

Guy GWETH
Guy GWETHPresident of African Centre for Competitive Intelligence (ACCI)
MODERATOR
Carole MAMAN
Carole MAMANChief Investment Officer of BIO Invest
Lynda APHING-KOUASSI
Lynda APHING-KOUASSIFounder and Director of Kazeine
Yassin BAYO
Yassin BAYOManaging Director of Vista Bank Group
Harouna KABORE
Harouna KABOREFormer Minister of Trade, Industry and Crafts of Burkina

Conversation about attractiveness strategies Invest in DR Congo

Léone OUEDRAOGO
Léone OUEDRAOGO Senior Broadcast Journalist BBC Africa
MODERATOR
Julien PALUKU
Julien PALUKUMinister of Industry of the DR Congo
Anthony Nkinzo KAMOLE
Anthony Nkinzo KAMOLECEO OF ANAPI

PANEL 3: Human capital and cultural elements of attractiveness

Marie-Roger BILOA
Marie-Roger BILOACEO & Founder of Africa International Media Group
MODERATOR
Bernardin ASSIENE
Bernardin ASSIENEDivision Director of Internal Oversight Services and Member of the UNESCO Strategic Advisory Board
Didier ACOUETEY
Didier ACOUETEYPresident & Founder of AfricSearch Group
Christian Ngongang OUANDJI
Christian Ngongang OUANDJIDeputy Mayor of Marche en Famenne (Beligum) - President of the NGO Marchez Nord
Emile Bassek Ba KOBHIO
Emile Bassek Ba KOBHIOWriter, filmmaker & producer, General Delegate of Black Screens Festival

PANEL 4: Rating agencies or punishment agencies?

Sylvain Félix SEMILINKO
Sylvain Félix SEMILINKOMedias Adviser
MODERATOR
Jemal TALEB
Jemal TALEBLaw Firm Partner at Diamantis & Partners
Roland YAGO
Roland YAGOChairman of the Board of Directors at Africa Global Ratings (AGR)
Edouard NDIWUMANA
Edouard NDIWUMANAMediator of the Republic of Burundi
Adama Aristide OUATTARA
Adama Aristide OUATTARAPartner-Financial Industry leader at Deloitte Francophone Africa