Impact Future Project – Africa 2021
Micro Keynote Speakers at IFP Africa Launch
Founder & CEO, Aspire
Founder & CEO
Amit Bhatia ( www.amitb.in ), an award-winning social entrepreneur,is Founder of Aspire Impact since 2007, a social enterprise in impact leadership and ecosystem development and Founder of Aspire Circle since 2013, India’s pre-eminent fellowship for social leadership. Formerly, as inaugural CEO of The Global Steering Group for Impact Investment or GSG from 2017-2020, Amit built the 32-country multilateral, catalysing impact investment and entrepreneurship, for social, climate and economic justice. Prior to GSG, Amit was Founding CEO of India’s Impact Investors Council (2014-2017) where he built “Brand India” and grew inbound annual impact investments from USD400mn to USD1.1bn.
Amit was also Founding CEO of WNS Knowledge Services (2003-2007) and Country Manager of FreeMarkets (1999-2003). Most prominently, he was Founder of McKinsey Knowledge Centre (1996-1999). An alumnus of Shri Ram College of Commerce (1989) and Delhi School of Economics (1991), Amit quit a successful corporate career in 2007 to serve the social sector.
CEO, The Education Outcomes Fund
Dr Amel Karboul
The Education Outcomes Fund
CEO, African Venture Philanthropy Alliance
Dr Frank Aswani
African Venture Philanthropy Alliance
MD, Right to Dream Academy
Right to Dream Academy
Founder, BVER Group
Eyitope G Ajayi
General Manager, Venture Capital Trust Fund
Venture Capital Trust Fund
Hamdiya has over 20 years’ experience in Finance and Investments and over 12 years’ experience in Venture Capital and Private Equity investing. She is currently the General Manager of Venture Capital Trust Fund (VCTF), a government backed Fund of Funds. She is an Angel Investor and a founder of the Lady Angel Network. She chaired the Ghana Taskforce which successfully led to the establishment of a National Advisory Board (NAB) for Impact Investing Ghana (IIGH) and working closely with key stakeholders in promoting impact investing as an asset class in the country.
Chair, Nigerian Sovereign Investment Authority
Nigerian Sovereign Investment Authority
CEO, Caswell Capital Partners Ghana Ltd.
Caswell Capital Partners Ghana Ltd.
CEO, Harambee Youth Employment Accelerator
Harambee Youth Employment Accelerator
CEO, Africa Business Group
Africa Business Group
Director of Business Development, Anibok Investment
Director of Business Development
MD, Vice Chair, Cordiant Capital
MD, Vice Chair
Co- Founder & Chair, African Capital Alliance
Dr. Okechukwu E. Enelamah
Co- Founder & Chair
African Capital Alliance
Former CEO, GNPC