Assessing Infrastructure Investment in Action through Canada-Africa Partnerships
Thursday 27 January 2022 10:00 - 11:30 ET /16:00 - 17:30 SAST
Key infrastructure classes, including energy, road and rail transportation provide are a major opportunity across the African continent and vital to realizing Africa's enormous growth potential.
Canadian institutional investors and firms are well-positioned to be major players in the financing and delivery of projects across a continent united intra-Africa behind free trade and a recognition of the importance for vast infrastructure opportunities.
Join us for major African insights from the continent's top experts, in collaboration with Global Affairs Canada, who will open the event in their capacity for managing diplomatic relations and promoting international trade as the Government of Canada.
VIP Expert Speakers 


Janice Kotut-Sang, Former Regional Director for GuarantCo in East and Southern Africa

Janice Kotut-Sang is a founding member of Sustainable Links, a new Investment Manager with a focus on Climate Finance with a gender lens.
Janice was previously Managing Director, PIDG Infrasolutions, which was set up in 2020 as a GuarantCo initiative to be a pathfinder, arranger and collaborator aimed at mainstreaming local currency finance for infrastructure projects in frontier markets
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Dr. Mabouba Diagne, Vice-President Finance and Corporate Services at the ECOWAS Bank for Investment and Development (EBID)  

Dr. Mabouba Diagne, is a seasoned international investment and development banker with more than twenty (20) years of various executive responsibilities in different parts of Africa. He holds a Ph.D in Financial Management and Portfolio Optimization from the University of Kaiserautern, Germany, a Masters degree in Financial Mathematics from the same University, a Masters degree in a Applied Mathematics and Computer Sciences from Gaston Berger University, Senegal, a Postgraduate Diploma from the United Nations Prof Abdou Salam International Centre of Theoretical Physics, Trieste Italy, among other qualifications.
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Deepak Dave, Chief Risk Officer, Africa Trade Insurance Agency (ATI)  

Deepak filled the newly created Management position of Chief Risk Officer in February 2020. The position is part of ATI’s medium-term strategy to strengthen its overall risk management function. Deepak brings over 20 years of global experience in banking, capital markets and private finance to the role. He served in senior positions at GE Capital, Export Development Canada and Barclays Investment Bank. 
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