August 2022

Carol Pineau is an award-winning filmmaker and journalist with more than 20 years experience reporting on Africa. She is the host and producer of Foreign Policy’s Africa Forward podcast. Her groundbreaking film, Africa Open for Business, and the advocacy campaign accompanying the

Professor Fred Olayele’s diverse career spans academia, government, finance, and international development. A distinguished economist and public policy expert, his research interests and practice areas cover trade policy, innovation, FDI, urban policy, political economy, and inclusive development. He has published

Paul Clyde is President of the William Davidson Institute at the University of Michigan, the Tom Lantos Professor of Business Administration, the Movses and Maija Kaldjian Collegiate Lecturer in Business Economics and Public Policy at the Ross School of Business. From

Head Private Sector Operations, African Development Bank.Mr. Ezekiel Odiogo is a global investment banker, thinker, cross-industry expert, and leader - spanning multiple sectors (Energy, Transport, Technology Media Telecoms (TMT), Financial Services, and SME Development). As Head, Private Sector Investment Operations

Paul Mukoki is a Finance Manager: Advancement Division of the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg. He is also currently a PhD candidate with the Wits Business School. His research interests are in infrastructure financing, bond markets development, renewable energy, climate