2018 Africa Shared Value Summit Programme Agenda Icon

7:30 Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:40 Welcome – Wendy Lucas-Bull, Chair, ABSA Group (South Africa)
8:55 Opening Address – David Makhura, Premier of Gauteng
9:10 Track 1: Creating Shared Value: Implementing Business’s Social Agenda
  • Leveraging Private Sector Investment to achieve the SDGs
    • Dr. Amy Jadesimi, Managing Director, LADOL Deep Offshore Logistics Base (Nigeria)
  • Aligning to the SDGs in the Mining Sector
    • Brian Chicksen, Vice President: Health & EVP Support, AngloGold Ashanti Limited
  • Shared Value Storyteller
    • Bright Simons, Founder, Mpedigree (Ghana)
11:05 Networking Break
11:25 Track 2: Agricultural Ecosystems: Building & Strengthening Agricultural Capacity & Food Security

  • Farm to Flame: Partnerships for Growth
    • Sam Hirst, PERi-Farms Manager, Nando’s
  • Scaling Smallholder Farmers
    • Polo Leteka, Co-Founder & Executive Director, IDF Capital
  • Addressing Africa’s Food Security Challenges
    • Prerana Issar, Global Head of Private Sector Partnerships, World Food Programme
  • Panel Discussion – Q & A
    • Polo Leteka, Co-Founder & Executive Director, IDF Capita
      • Prerana Issar, Global Head of Private Sector Partnerships, World Food Programme
    • Sam Hirst, PERi-Farms Manager, Nando’s
    • Maria Cristina Papetti, Head of Sustainability Projects & Practice Sharing, Enel


12:50  Networking Lunch
13:50 Track 3: A Green Future: Water, Energy & Waste

  • Growing Green: Africa’s Future Growth Sector
    • Lizeka Dlepu, Head of Community Relations & Economic Development, Enel Green Power
  • Water & Waste Management
    • o Dorcas Onyango, Director: Programs Implementation & Partnerships Management, The Coca-Cola Company
  • Shared Value Storyteller
    • Lucia Bakulumpagi-Wamala, Founder & CEO, Bakulu Power (Ghana)


15:30 Networking Break
15:45 Closing Plenary – Mark Kramer, Co-Founder & Managing Director, FSG (USA)
16:00 Networking Drinks
7:30 Registration and Continental Breakfast

  • Are Men the Key to Accelerating Gender Equality?
    • Anne Githuku Shongwe, Representative, UN Women South Africa Multi-Country Office
  • Shared Value Storyteller
    • Dr Myriam Sidibe, Hygiene & Nutrition Social Mission Director, Unilever Africa
9:15 Track 1: Funding for Growth

  • Funding for Shared Growth in Africa
    • Peter Matlare, Chief Executive Officer, Barclays Africa Group
  • Social Entrepreneurship: Scaling for Impact
    • Yusuf Randera Rees, CEO & Co-Founder, Awethu Project
  • The Growth Potential in Africa
    • Nichole Onome Yembra, Managing Partner, GreenHouse Capital (Nigeria)
  • Panel Discussion – Q & A
10:45 Networking Break
11:05 Track 2: Leveraging Innovation for Social Change

  • Disrupting Healthcare Through Technology
    • Sanda Ojiambo, Head, Corporate Responsibility, Safaricom (Kenya)
  • The Internet – Changing Lives
    • Suraj Shah, Africa Program Director, Intel
  • Innovation for Development and Creating Social Change
    • Karen Smit, Head: Specific Needs, Vodacom
  • Shared Value Storyteller
12:30 Networking Lunch
13:30 Track 3: Africa’s Young Entrepreneurs

  • Panel Discussion with Q & A – between business & young entrepreneurs
  • African Leadership Academy Alumni Entrepreneurs from across Africa
14:30 Track 4: The Role of Sustainable Institutions in Building Enabling Environments for Social Impact

  • Panel Discussion
    • Fred Swaniker, CEO, African Leadership Academy
    • Dr. Ibrahim Assane Mayaki, CEO, NEPAD
    • Ceri Lawley, Chief Compliance Officer, IFC, World Bank Group
    • James Mwangi, Executive Director, Dalberg Group
15:15 The Shared Value Africa Initiative Launch
15:30 Closing Plenary
15:50 Closing Ceremony

Programme subject to change.