Melissa Cook – Managing Director, African Sunrise Partners LLC and
Member, President’s Advisory Council on Doing Business in Africa
Professor Ann Lee – Leading Authority on strategic relations with China –
Author of the book “What the U.S. Can Learn From China”
Gilles de Vignemont – Principal, African Tax Group PWC
Amoo Franklin – Director, Strategic Credit, Mizuho Securities USA Inc.
Isaac Inyang –Group Chairman / CEO, Royal Eagle Capital
Management/Somerset Capital Mark Trust & Mgmt Ltd.
John Moran – VP Insurance, OPIC
Delilah Rothenberg – Managing Director – Development Capital Strategies
Location: Chadbourne & Parke LLP
The economic turmoil in China has rocked markets around the world and
Africa has not been spared the upheaval. Many African nations are now
concerned that Chinese demand for its oil and other resources could dry up.
Does Africa need to look more inward in financing its huge infrastructure
This panel event, involving leading market participants and African
government officials, discussed why the recent Chinese crisis should be a
wake-up call for African governments to redouble their efforts to address the
investment gap and the need to mobilise African money in financing Africa’s
huge infrastructure deficit to drive economic growth.