Driving Africa’s Recovery and Growth with Responsible Businesses


Financing Africa’s Sustainable Recovery from COVID-19

(Sustainable Finance, Sustainable Exchanges, Social Impact on Bottom of the Pyramid, Green and Climate Funds)


Leveraging the African Continental Free Trade Agreement

(AfCFTA) for Sustainable Development (Building business for social return on investments as well as financial returns)


Gender Parity in the Workplace

(Building business for social return on investments as well as financial returns)


Leveraging Human Rights and Strong Institution for Shared Value in Africa

(Strong Institution, SDG, Shared Value and Responsible Business)

Opening Addresses and Keynote Speakers

Professor Chris Ogbechie

Convener, ARB Forum and Dean, Lagos Business School

Dr Franklin Ngwu

Director, LBS Sustainability Centre

Silver Ojakol

Chief of Staff, AfCTA Secretariat


Professor Abel Kinoti

Dean, Riara School of Business, Riara University

Dr Adun Okupe

Faculty, Sustainability and Strategy, LBS

Dr Amy Jadesimi

Chief Executive Officer, Lagos Deep Offshore Logistics Base

Dr.Barbara Jensen

Senior Executive for Communication and Marketing, Gautrain Management Agency

Ms. Beatrice Gakuba

Executive Director, AWAN – AFRIKA African Women in Agribusiness Network Ltd

Professor Corné Davis

Associate professor, Department of Strategic Communication, University of Johannesburg

Dr Eve Gadzikwa

President ARSO Zimbabwe

Geoffrey Odundo

Chief Executive of the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE)

John Bee

AfCTA & Shared Value Interface Expert

Karen Basiye

Ag. Head of Sustainable Business & Social Impact, Safaricom

Khanyi Chaba

Head of Responsible Business, Old Mutual Limited

Khensani Nobanda

Group Executive  Marketing and Corporate Affairs

Lunga Majija

Director Of Operations Middle East & Africa, JCDecaux

Makeda Mahadeo

Facilitator, Media Personality & Producer

Maria Glover

Project Lead, Impact Investors Foundation

Naomi Nwokolo

Executive Director, UN Global Compact Nigeria Chapter

Oreva Atanya

Centre Manager, LBS Sustainability Centre

Paul Appiah-Konadu

Doctoral Fellow, LBS Sustainability Centre

Sazini Mojapelo

Managing Executive: Group Head of Citizenship and Community Investments, Absa Group

Shameela Ebrahim

Chief Sustainability Officer, Johannesburg Stock Exchange

Theresa Akpoveso

Research and Programmes, LBS Sustainability Centre

Tiekie Barnard

Founder & CEO the  Shared Value Africa Initiative & Shift Impact Africa

MS. Tinuade Awe
Chief Executive Officer, NGX Regulation Limited

Vuyo Lutseke

Head of Fundraising & Sponsorship, Shared Value Africa Initiative