Key Speakers

Our roster of respected speakers will cover the implementation of Shared Value and the development of Shared Value ecosystems from a variety of angles, including both private and public sector perspectives as well as creating a platform for youth voices. Industries represented include agriculture, healthcare, manufacturing and green energy.

Prof. Mark Kramer

FSG/SVI/Harvard - USA

Mark Kramer is a leading researcher, writer, speaker and consultant on strategies for social impact. He is best known as the co-author of seminal articles on Creating Shared Value in Harvard Business Review and Collective Impact in Stanford Social Innovation Review.
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Dr Amy Jadesimi

Lagos Deep Offshore Logistics Base - Nigeria

Dr Amy Jadesimi is the Chief Executive Officer of Lagos Deep Offshore Logistics Base (LADOL), a privately-held logistics company based in Lagos. Born into the family of prominent Lagos businessman, Chief Oladipo Jadesimi, Amy’s initial career path tilted towards the medical sciences. But she changed her mind along the time and today, she is one of the few women who are at the helms of affairs of some of Nigeria’s biggest companies.
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Christelle Kwizera

Water Access Rwanda- Rwanda

Christelle Kwizera is the founder and Managing Director of Water Access Rwanda. She graduated magna cum laude with Bsc. in Mechanical Engineering from Oklahoma Christian University.
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Sanda Ojiambo

UN Global Compact

Sanda Ojiambo is the Executive Director of the United Nations Global Compact. Launched in July 2000, the United Nations Global Compact is the Secretary‑General’s strategic policy and advocacy initiative calling for the alignment of business operations and strategies with 10 universal principles in the areas of human rights, labour, environment and anti-corruption. It also motivates companies to integrate the SDGs into their core business strategies and operations.
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Adeolu Adewumi-Zer

ianz Nigeria Insurance Ltd - Nigeria

Adeolu Adewumi-Zer is the Managing Director/CEO for Allianz Nigeria Insurance Ltd, headquartered in Lagos, a position she assumed in September 2020. She is a global strategist and transformation leader who has held a number of key executive positions within the Allianz Group, based in three different continents.
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Iain Williamson

Old Mutual - South Africa

Iain was appointed Chief Executive Officer of the Company in July 2020, after serving as the Interim Chief Executive Officer from May 2019. He joined the Group in 1993 and following various roles across employee benefits and personal finance, he relocated to London to a Corporate Development role at Old Mutual plc.
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Emmanuel Dei-Tumi

Human Capital International - Uganda

Emmanuel Dei-Tumi is one of Africa’s most respected authors, Corporate Trainers, and Keynote Speakers, on subjects such as Strategic Leadership, Creative Entrepreneurship Education, Customer Service Architecture and Soft skills development. He is the President and Chief Copy Writer of Human Capital International, a people Start-ups and SMEs focused development Business entity.
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Mamadou Biteye

VISA - United Arab Emirates

Mamadou Biteye is Vice President, Inclusive Growth at VISA, based in Dubai. Mamadou is responsible for Visa’s Global Inclusive Growth Strategy, the global social impact programming, stakeholder engagement, measurement and thought leadership.  
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Monica Sanders

Abbott - USA

Monica Sanders is the Director of Global Citizenship & Shared Impact at Abbott, where she is responsible for developing and advancing the company’s sustainability and shared value strategy. She joined the team in 2019 where leverages her previous commercial experience to collaborate with governmental and non-governmental partners to develop scalable, integrated solutions to improve healthcare access and affordability globally.
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Patrick Bitature

Simba Group of Companies - Uganda

Patrick Bitature is a Ugandan entrepreneur and business thought leader. He is the Chairman of the Simba Group of Companies which he founded in 1998 with the flagship Simba Telecom.
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Peter Ndegwa

Safricom PLC - Kenya

Peter is the CEO of Safaricom PLC, a leading communications company in Africa. Safaricom is also the pioneer of M-PESA, the world’s most developed payment system. He joined Safaricom on April 1st, 2020.  
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Sazini Mojapelo

Absa Group Limited - South Africa

Sazini is a trisector leader whose expertise lies in the development and execution of strategic plans linked to business development, focused on the small enterprise development, creating shared value, sustainability and financial inclusion.  
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Afetsi Awoonor

JBW Limited - Ghana

Afetsi Awoonor is the Regional Head, Sales and Marketing for sub-Saharan Africa at Convenio Energy South Africa. He is also the Founder and current Board Chairman of JBW Limited, a multi-industry support services firm focused on the energy, defense and immigration sectors operating out of Ghana, Liberia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone and Uganda.
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Alaa Moatamed

Presto - Egypt

Alaa Moatamed, 22 years old, is the Co-Founder of Taslema, responsible for business development.
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Andrews Akoto-Addo

Ghana Tech Lab (GTL) - Ghana

Andrews Akoto-Addo is impact-oriented and passionate about Leadership, Social Entrepreneurship and Business Development. He serves as a Business Developer and Startup Consultant with the Ghana Tech Lab (GTL) and GrassRoots Hub, respectively. He is primarily engaged in Startup Incubation and Acceleration and Startup Business Advisory Support (i.e. StartupBAS) programs of GTL.
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Ayabonga Cawe

Xesibe Holdings (Pty) Ltd - South Africa

Ayabonga is a Johannesburg based development economist, columnist, broadcaster and activist. He is Managing Director of Xesibe Holdings (Pty) Ltd, a platform involved in advisory, facilitation and content development across a wide range of fields.
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Beatrice Gakuba


After a 20, year career in poverty alleviation and integrated development with various United Nations Agencies and other Development organizations, Ms. Gakuba returned to her native Rwanda in 2004.
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Benedict Okpala

Kiru Energy - Nigeria

Our children may learn about the heroes of the past. Our task is to make ourselves architects of the future – Jomo Kenyatta
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Bless Ama Satsi

Kuanijom - Ghana

Bless Ama Satsi is the Co-founder and CEO of Kuanijom Ltd, Ghana – an Agritech start-up that connects consumers to retailers thereby giving farmers reliable and quick markets for their highly perishable goods. They also integrate a payment system on this platform that enables purchase of goods from anywhere in the world.
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Bright Simons

mPedigree - Ghana

Bright Simons is the President of mPedigree, a social enterprise working on three continents to spread innovative technologies that secure communities from the harmful effects of counterfeiting in health, agriculture, cosmetics and automotive sectors.
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Corné Davis

South Africa - University of Johannesburg

Corné Davis is an associate professor at the Department of Strategic Communication, at University of Johannesburg. She lectures undergraduate and postgraduate modules in strategic communication and supervises honours, masters and doctoral research projects.
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Didas Mzirai

Former National Youth Leader, Kenya

Didas Mzirai is an Award Winning Social Entrepreneur and Former National Youth Leader in Kenya. He is a Mandela Washington Fellow in The US State Department’s Young African Leaders Initiative, a brainchild of Former President Barrack Obama to empower a new crop of Young African Leaders as they transform their Societies and Nations.
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Dr Nirmala Reddy

Nedbank Business Banking - South Africa

Strategy Specialist: Enterprise & Supplier Development, Nedbank Business Banking. Nirmala joined Nedbank in 2004, working across various divisions within the bank. Her passion for entrepreneurship led to her overseeing the strategy and execution of enterprise development at Nedbank.
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Dr. Mumbi Maria Wachira

Strathmore University Business School - Kenya

Dr. Mumbi Maria Wachira is a full-time accounting lecturer at Strathmore University Business School, Nairobi and a member of the Shared Value Africa Initiative’s Africa Council of 8.
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Dr. Towela Nyirenda-Jere

South Africa  Economic Integration Division at the African Union Development Agency 

Dr. Towela Nyirenda-Jere is head of the Economic Integration Division at the African Union Development Agency (AUDA-NEPAD). The Division spearheads flagship programmes and implementation frameworks that advance regional integration in line with the aspirations of the African Union’s Agenda 2063.
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Edmund Amu

Kenoch HG Herbal Clinic - Ghana

Dr. MH Edmund Amu is a graduate of Kwame Nkrumah university of science and technology and a member of the Ghana Association of Medical Herbalist (GAHM). He is licensed by the Traditional Medicine Practice Council (TMPC). He has over five years experience in the field of herbal medicine.
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Elizabeth Okullow

Aafri Fudi - Kenya

Elizabeth is a Co-founder and CEO of Aafri Fudi who works with individuals and farmers to help them grow food using hydroponic technology. Elizabeth believes that Africa can feed herself with the available resources.
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Eusebius McKaiser

South Africa  - Mina Cup

Eusebius McKaiser is a political analyst, broadcaster and writer, based in Johannesburg. His academic background is in moral philosophy, having studied and lectured in the philosophy department at Rhodes University, before doing research in moral philosophy as a Rhodes Scholar at Oxford University. He remains an associate of the Wits Centre for Ethics.
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Fifi Peters

South Africa - CNBC Africa

Fifi is an award winning financial journalist who specialises in African and global financial markets. She is an anchor at CNBC Africa. An economist at heart, Fifi obtained here BA Degree in Economics & Journalism from Rhodes University in 2010.
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Francescah Munyi

Kofar - Kenya

Francescah Munyi is a transformational social entrepreneur with a natural passion for farmers and the environment. She founded KOFAR Kenya Ltd that converts vegetative waste into fortified compost. She has over 10yrs experience working with farmers as an expert in soil and human nutrition.
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Henry Mathys

South Africa - V&A Waterfront 

Henry Mathys is Senior Manager, responsible for Social Impact at the V&A Waterfront. His team is responsible for socio-economic development across the V&A Waterfront neighbourhood.
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Jane MwangI

SVAI Kenya - Kenya

Jane Mwangi is the CEO and MD of AJW AFRICA (Apprentice Job Work Africa). AJW AFRICA designs and executes Social Impact Programs on behalf of Local, International and Regional Banks, Corporates, Donor Partners and other institutions.
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Jeanne Mubiligi

Rwanda - Rwanda Investment Group

Jeanne F. Mubiligi lives to sustain and grow businesses. After obtaining her Master’s Degree in International Business and Development from the University of Neuchatel in Switzerland, she started her career at the Rwanda Investment Group where she was responsible for scoping business requirements, developing technical solutions, putting in place implementation approaches and managing the impact on all business areas.
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Kebour Ghenna

PACCI - Ethiopia

Kebour Ghenna is an Ethiopian entrepreneur and current Executive Director of the Pan African Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PACCI. He oversees a unique organization representing the interests of business and trade associations in Africa.
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Lindi Dlamini

GBVF FUND1 - South Africa

Lindi Dlamini has 25 years financial services experience spanning short-term insurance, health insurance and medical scheme administration, life insurance, financial planning, fund administration and investments. She has also worked in financial services legal advisory services, compliance and risk management and has served on several Boards of Trustees and corporate boards.
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Lizeka Dlepu

South Africa

Lizeka Dlepu joined Enel Green Power as the Head of Sustainability Southern Africa in 2015. Her responsibility is manage project stakeholders as well as ensuring the success of the business in meeting its sustainability and shared value strategy by implementing sustainable projects aligned with the study of the social, economic and environmental contexts where EGP operate. Prior to joining Enel Green Power she worked as an Economic Development Manager for various companies.
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Madina Amin Hussein

Kenya - Nominee of ZURI Awards

Madina Amin Hussein is a passionate environmentalist, an award-winning environmental ambassador; Nominee of ZURI Awards under Agriculture category, Gender Just Climate Solution Award 2019 and Heroine in Forest Conservation.
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Mahlatse Matlakana

South Africa - Wozilex 

Mahlatse is the founder of Wozilex and has a great understanding and skill when it comes to farming. Her experience shows in the fact that she was voted as both the best young farmer of the year and the best female farmer of the year in the Capricorn District in 2019, and was recognized and recommended by SA President Cyril Ramaphosa as the younger farmer in the Limpopo province.
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Maria Cristina Papetti

Enel Green Power - Italy

Maria Cristina is Head of Sustainability Projects and Practice Sharing at Enel. Born in Milan, she studied Foreign Languages and Literature first at Silvio Pellico School for Interpreters and then at IULM University.
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Nat Maelane

Sappi - South Africa

Nat Maelane is a seasoned supply chain leader with 41 years’ experience in both multisector private industries and diverse SOE’s environments. During his career, he has a developed and implemented supply chain best practices, which have contributed to the competitiveness and sustainability of the entities he worked for.
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Nesphory Mwambai


A Member of Alternative leadership Association in Taita Taveta and leader of Agribusiness club, member at Connect4Climate under World Bank, Future Leaders Network Family(Y7 Ambassador a G7 youth Network), also a member at Civicus Alliance, Kenyan Youth Biodiversity Network (GBYN), Youth in Landscapes Initiative (YIL), Young Professionals for Agricultural Development (YPARD), FARA, Empower Africa Business Network, Alibaba Global Initiatives e-Founder Family/alumina,
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Nichole Yembra

The Chrysalis Co - Nigeria

Nichole Yembra is the Founder and Managing Director of The Chrysalis Co which houses The Chrysalis Capital, a $15M African tech fund and The Chrysalis Advisors, a financial, investment, and strategy firm.
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Omondi Kasidhi

DigiFarm  -  Kenya

Omondi Kasidhi is currently Director of DigiFarm Kenya Ltd, a fully owned subsidiary of Safaricom PLC, with a mission to create wealth for smallholder farmers. He is accountable for strategy and execution for DigiFarm’s agenda, as well as engagement with stakeholders internally and externally to communicate and deliver against the Company’s mission.
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Regis Umugiraneza

CARL Group - Rwanda

Regis is the cofounder & Director at CARL Group and Vice chairman at Rwanda Chamber of young entrepreneurs at Private sector Federation of Rwanda.
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Richard Lubira

South Africa - Absa Bank Plc

As Head of Enterprise & Supply Chain Development (ESD) for the Absa Bank Plc, Kenya, Richard is responsible for defining and implementing the ESD strategy, which looks to leverage corporate partnerships to improve access to finance for suppliers in corporate value chains.
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Robert Nguma Chidzugwe

Kenya - Athel Technology

My name is , born in a humble family of 7 siblings in Kwale county. I am a graduate of Information Technology from Jomo Kenyatta University based in Kenya. I spend most of my time helping out in community work and educating youths in business modules and how best they can be able to start a business with what they have. Not many of the residence in our community had a chance to complete their education especially attending the university.  
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Sibongile Mthembu

South Africa - Gender-Based Violence and Femicide

Feminists Activist and an advocate of Gender equality Ex-Teacher and entrepreneur. Lead #TheTotalshutdown movement in 2018 that marched against abuse and violation of women, children and the LGBTQI+ community.
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Simbarashe Mhuriro

Oxygen Africa - Zimbabwe

Simba is the Founder and Managing Director of Oxygen Africa, a Zimbabwean renewable energy development company.
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Taki Netshitenzhe

Vodacom - South Africa

Taki is the Director of External Affairs for Vodacom South Africa, and Chairperson of the Vodacom Foundation. She is a public policy development expert with 20years experience in law writing in national security. She also drives corporate social responsibility (CSR) and speaks in various international forums as panelist on these subjects.
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Talifhani Mamafha

Analytics Advertising - South Africa

Talifhani Mamafha, 32, is founder, creative director and chief executive of Johannesburg-based Analytics Advertising and a member of the Shared Value Africa Initiative’s Africa Council of 8.
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Tiekie Barnard

SVAI/Shift Impact Africa - South Africa

Founder & CEO of Shift Impact Africa and the Shared Value Africa Initiative Tiekie is the Founder and CEO of both Shift Impact Africa and the Shared Value Africa Initiative, and leads the way in bringing the Shared Value concept to Africa.
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Titilope Oguntuga

Nigeria - Lafarge Africa Plc

Titilope Oguntuga has been at the forefront of positioning organisations for competitiveness for almost two decades, leveraging resources, reputation and relationships to create positive financial as well as environmental. economic and social impact.
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William Dachs

Gautrain - South Africa

Prior to joining the Gautrain Management Agency in 2010 where he now works as the Chief Executive Officer, William Dachs was the Head of the Public Private Partnership Unit at the South African National Treasury and was one of the Unit’s founding members in 2000.
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Vuyo Lutseke

SVAI/Shift Impact Africa -  South Africa

Vuyo Lutseke is Head of Fundraising & Membership at Shared Value Africa Initiative and Shift Impact Africa. She graduated from the University of Cape Town with a BA in Cultural & Literary Studies, and went on to receive a Certificate in Media Law & Ethics from Wits University.
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William Price

South Africa - Enel Green Power

William Price has been the CEO/Country Manager of Enel Green Power (EGP) South Africa since July 2016. He began his career in the Nuclear Power field in 1982 and then transitioned into Renewable Energy, beginning with operations of Geothermal Power Plants, in 1988.
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