2016 Speakers:

Alan Winde

Hon. Senzeni Zokwana

Minister
Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries
South Africa

Lebgang Maile

MEC Lebogang Maile

MEC
Gauteng Department of Economic, Environment, Agriculture and Rural Development
South Africa

Alan Winde

MEC Alan Winde

Minister of Economic Opportunities
Western Cape Government 
South Africa

Dr. Nigel Chanakira

Chairman
Zimbabwe Investment Authority
Zimbabwe

Dr. Faisal A Guhad

Managing Director
Jigjiga Export Slaughterhouse (JESH)
Ethiopia

Dr. John Purchase

Chief Executive Officer
Agricultural Business Chamber (AgBiz)
South Africa

Dr. John Mutunga

Chief Executive Officer
Kenya National Farmers Federation (KENAFF)
Kenya

Prof. Ferdinand Meyer

Director
Bureau for Food and Agricultural Policy (BFAP), Acumen East Africa
South Africa

Greg Benjamin

Corporate Finance, Consumer and Industrial Products Leader
Deloitte Capital
South Africa

Mohsin Cajee

Investment Principal – Old Mutual Private Equity
Old Mutual Investment Group
South Africa

Marc Carrie-Wilson

Acting Director
Commercial Farmers Union
Zimbabwe

Jacob De Villiers

Managing Director
Grain Management, AFGRI
South Africa

Peter Draper

Managing Director
TUTWA Consulting
South Africa

Samuel Dzotefe

Manager: Agribusiness
International Finance Corporation (IFC)
South Africa

David Ekabouma

Deputy Head, Business Development / Head of Product & Structured Finance
African Guarantee Fund
Kenya

Simon Glossop

Chief Executive Officer
Camscorp & Chair of Octopus Investments EOC Committee
United Kingdom

Nigel Gwynne-Evans

Chief Director: African Industrial Development
Department of Trade and Industry
South Africa

Allan Hackner

Regional Economic Growth Office
USAID Southern Africa
South Africa

Chris Hart

Executive Director: Leapfrog Advisory
Leapfrog Global
South Africa

Joyene Isaacs

Head of Department
Western Cape Department of Agriculture
South Africa

Vuyani Jarana

Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer
Vodacom Enterprise Business
South Africa

Mark-Anthony Johnson

Chief Executive Officer
JIC Holdings
Gibraltar / United Kingdom

Hendrik Jordaan

Chief Executive Officer
1K1V
USA

Sebastian C. Kopulande

Chief Executive Officer
Zambian International Trade & Investment Centre (ZITIC)
Zambia

Olumide Lawson

Partner
Sahel Capital
Nigeria

Mr. Arthur Lenk

Ambassador
Embassy of Israel in Pretoria
Israel

Gerald Masila

Executive Director
East African Grain Council (EAGC)
Kenya

Zano Mataruka

Senior Investment Officer: Agribusiness
International Finance Corporation (IFC)
South Africa

Motsepe Matlala

President
NAFU SA
South Africa

Jacqueline Mkindi

Chief Executive Officer
Tanzania Horticultural Association
Tanzania

Solly Molepo

Deputy Director
Department of Trade and Industry
South Africa

Allan Musona

Senior Advisor: Investment Banking – Mining & Metals, Infrastructure, Agri Business and Energy
Loita Group
Cote d’Ivoire

Thierry Naweji

Chairman
South Africa – Democratic Republic of Congo Trade & Investment Chamber
South Africa / DRC

Nhlanhla Nene

Resident Advisor
Thebe Investment Corporation 

and
Non-Executive Board Member, Allan Gray
South Africa

Paul Nguru

Partner
Agri-Vie Investment Fund (Pty) Ltd
Kenya

Thabi Nkosi

Sector Specialist: Agriculture and Agro-processing
Public Investment Corporation
South Africa

Hendrik Norlander

Regional Director East Africa
SWEDFUND
Sweden

Marci Pather

Founder and Chief Executive Officer
All Joy Foods Ltd
South Africa

Dylan Piatti

Senior Chief of Staff and Consumer & Industrial Products Industry
Deloitte
South Africa

Ronald Ramabulana

Chief Executive Officer
National Agricultural Marketing Council
South Africa

Stefan Sakoschek

Regional Director
EU Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Southern Africa
European Union

Kate Sharum

Director
EBS Advisory
South Africa

Unati Speirs

Group Chief Operations Officer
African Global Trading
South Africa

Nazeem Sterras

Chief Executive Officer
Western Cape Fine Food Initiative NPC
South Africa

Chris Sturgess

Director: Commodity Derivatives
JSE Limited
South Africa

Leon Taljaard

Executive Director
Talmar
South Africa

Mokgethi Tshabalala

GM: Thebe Agro-processing
Thebe Investment Corporation
South Africa

Takele Tassew Ph.D.

Feed The Future Coordinator and Agriculture Team Lead
USAID Southern Africa
South Africa

Louw van Reenen

Chief Executive Officer
Beefmaster
South Africa

Thinus van Schoor

Head Agriculture and Maltings Africa
SAB Millers
South Africa

Omri van Zyl

Chief Executive Officer
Agri SA
South Africa

Lesley Wentworth

Programme Manager – Southern Africa Business Forum – Private Sector Desk
NEPAD Business Foundation
South Africa

Paul Zakariya

Executive Director
Zimbabwe Farmers Union
Zimbabwe