Africa Investment Exchange: Transport & Logistics, London
What do lenders, investors, private sector and government need to make transport and logistics projects bankable?
A top team will be addressing this at CbI Meetings' Africa Investment Exchange: Transport & Logistics meeting in London 28 and 29 September.
Held under the Chatham House Rule and structured round a series of interactive panel-led sessions, participants will discuss major investment trends – from major construction and shared-use infrastructure schemes to innovative approaches to improving logistics – and ways to channel a growing range of private resources into infrastructure.
Tidiane Traore, Technical Adviser for Infrastructure at the Mano River Union, will be attending with a delegation including investment commissions and officials from the ministries of transport in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone who will showcase priority transport projects in the region and kick start a discussion on PPP frameworks.
Confirmed participants include:
Morag Baird Senior Infrastructure Adviser European Investment Bank Steve Cameron Vice Chairman Business Council for Africa Michael Kane Infrastructure Specialist Secretariat of the Infrastructure Consortium for Africa (ICA) Silvester Kasuku CEO LAPSSET Corridor Development Authority Julia Prescot Partner Meridiam Infrastructure Johny Smith CEO Walvis Bay Corridor Group Fabio Scala Executive Board Member Edgebold Capital Modou Kane Diao transport specialist, Ministry of Land Transport, Rail Transport & Planning, Senegal Tidiane Traore Technical Adviser for Infrastructure Mano River Union Frank Matsaert CEO TradeMark East Africa Roland Janssens Deputy Managing Director: Emerging Africa Infrastructure Fund Frontier Markets Fund Managers Jon Marks Chairman CbI Fedja Canters Senior Investment Officer FMO Iskander Ezzerelli Infrastructure & Mining Proparco Faisal Ladha Senior Consultant, West Africa CPCS Glory Jonga Vice President Southern and East Africa, CPCS Rosie Offord Associate Steer Davies Gleave Peter Wiener Associate, Steer Davies Gleave James Addo Director GFI Adefunke Adeyemi Regional Head, Member and External Relations, Africa and Middle East International Air Transport Association Glen Ireland Founding Partner InfraShare Partners Guillaume Rémy Financial Advisor RebelGroup International
The agenda is nearly complete. To participate on a panel please contact Bruno Coburn - panellists receive a 50% discount on the standard registration fee.
The meeting is supported by CPCS, Steer Davies Gleave, the Business Council for Africa and the Royal African Society and follows on from very successful AIX: Energy and AIX: Gas meetings, which were sponsored by Actis, FMO, DLA Piper and InfraCo Africa.
There is a 25% discount which runs until 31 August 2015.