26th - 27th March 2019

GICC, Gaborone, Botswana

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Slumber Tsogwane

Vice President
Slumber Tsogwane is the current Vice President of Botswana. He took office on April 4, 2018, succeeding Mokgweetsi Masisi.

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Bogolo Kenewendo

Minister of Investment, Trade and Industry
Bogolo Joy Kenewendo is celebrated is one of the youngest leaders on the continent, appointed by Botswana’s president Mokgweetsi Masisi.

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Norman Moleele

Mr Moleele has risen through the ranks with Business Botswana ( Formerly BOCCIM) working with the private sector for over 25 years

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Lesley Gouldie

Lesley provides innovative solutions for companies in the biotech, healthcare and education sectors. Her in-depth knowledge of vertically integrated environments allows her to successfully bring new and shifting business models to market.

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Dr. Ryan Wiley

Dr. Ryan Wiley is President of Shift Health, Canada’s premier strategy consultancy dedicated to serving leaders across the healthcare and life sciences landscape.

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Garreth Bloor

Garreth Bloor is President of the Canada-Africa Chamber of Business and co-founder and MD of Glenheim Venture Capital, set up in 2016 as a joint venture with the South African-based OutsourcedCFO.

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Dr Raphael Dingalo

Dr Raphael Dingalo is the Chief Executive Officer of the Human Resource Development Council (HRDC).

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Rebecca C. Obeng, MD, PhD, MPH

As Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Obeng provides leadership for SsahiPath's highly trained and experienced medical staff

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Adedayo Thomas (by Video)

Adedayo Thomas, Nigeria Commissioner of Film - appointed by the President of Nigeria

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Vuyiswa Mojela

Director of Soapbox Communications
Soapbox Communications is owned by Ms Vuyiswa Mojela, an enterprising businesswoman and communications specialist.

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Erick Tidiane, PhD, MHA, PA

As a Co-founder and President of SsahiPath, Dr. Tidiane guides SsahiPath in harnessing the power of data, technology, and innovation

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Pierre Olivier

Pierre Olivier, Managing Director of Hatch Africa, Europe, Middle East region. As an African CEO, his leadership at Hatch has been recognised for its transformational impact on markets in which Hatch operates across Africa, notably in South Africa.

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Jacques F. NdoutouMvé, P.Eng

Jacques NdoutouMvé is the founder and managing Director of EL Consulting and Management LTD, a Toronto based consulting firm focusing project management and project integration, in renewable energies, water and wastewater, CSR and economic development in mining and related infrastructure in Africa.

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Sugeevan Shanmuganathan

The Dunya Project,
As an innovator, Sugeevan is passionate about using tech for good

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Michael Wilkerson

Chief Executive Officer,
Mr. Wilkerson serves as CEO of Fairfax Africa, with its over USD 500 million Africa fund for businesses on the continent.

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Kgotso Bannalotlhe

BancABC CEO
BancABC Botswana has appointed Kgotso Bannalotlhe as its Managing Director effective Monday this week.

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V.I. (Lucky) Lakshmanan

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Dr. V.I. Lakshmanan is an internationally renowned teacher, scientist and innovator in the areas of sustainable development and clean technologies.

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Rubelyn Alcantara

Ruby Alcantara is a result-orientated business executive whose focus has stemmed on revenue generation and growth while ensuring business sustainability.

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Alistair Jeffcoate

Alistair Jeffcoate Dr. Jeffcoate is the Project Manager / Chief Geologist for Tsodilo Resources Limited (Tsodilo) with over 13 years of mining industry experience.

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Dr. Adeline Coleman

MD, FACOG
As Senior Medical Director and Chief of Women's Health Services for Sub-Saharan Africa Healthcare Initiative Dr. Coleman is responsible for the overall performance and leadership of Department of Women's Health Services.

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Welekazi Cele

Regional Director, Iron Ore at Hatch
Welekazi is a professional process engineer with extensive experience in the mining and mineral processing industry.

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Ian McNeill

CEO and President of Ingeni Inc.
Ian McNeill, CEO and President of Ingeni Inc. (www.ingeni.io) with over 25 years of experience as a leader and business visionary for digitization in multiple Business Verticals, Financial Institutions and Government.

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Ted Nijimbere

Consultant in Investment Banking at Nijimbere Consulting Inc.

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Dr Oathokwa Nkomazana

MBChB, FCOphth, MScCEH, PhD
Doctor Oathokwa Nkomazana MBChB FCOphth MScCEH PhD is Dean of the University of Botswana Faculty of Medicine, and an Adjunct Associate Professor of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania.

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Dr Dan Gordon

Ph.D, Board Chair
Dr. Dan Gordon is Board Chair of Colleaga, a social venture combining an open access, free repository of the world healthcare system improvement knowledge and healthcare network.

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Moréniké Ọláòșebìkan

Moréniké Ọláòșebìkan builds successful innovative social enterprises in the pharmaceutical, healthcare and arts sectors.

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Thessygan Moodley

Thessy leads Digital in AEM and is responsible for coordinating the Digital Transformation discipline.

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Cornelia Holtzhausen

Cornelia is a Regional Director at Hatch Advisory, since January 2017.

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Craig Michael Simmer

Craig has been involved in the consulting engineering industry for over 30 years holding various technical, management and executive positions throughout this period.

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Stuart Bradley

Stuart has over 20 years of private equity experience in Africa with CDC Capital Partners, Aureos Capital and Phatisa Group

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Daniel John Kirkwood

Daniel Kirkwood is a Gender Specialist with the World Bank’s Africa Gender Innovation Lab.

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Max Clark

Max is the Regional Director of Hatch’s Environmental Services Group.

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Darren Wisher

Darren is a Global Director with Hatch, based in the UK, with over 25 years consultancy experience.

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Geetha Tharmaratnam

Geetha is Partner – Africa & Head of Impact for LGT Impact.

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Claire DesBrisay

Claire DesBrisay is an Executive Director at Medcan Naweza, a Toronto-based humanitarian initiative

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