Agenda

10:00 - 11:00

10:25 – 10:30
01 June 2023 | 5 Minutes
Paid
  • Track: CEO FORUM
  • Innovation Stage

Opening Remarks by the Chairman

Speakers

Ralph Simon

CEO

UK

Mobilium Global

10:30 – 10:45
01 June 2023 | 15 Minutes
Paid
  • Track: CEO FORUM
  • Innovation Stage

In Conversation With:

Speakers

Hendrik Kasteel

CEO

Morocco

Orange Maroc

Manal Bernoussi

Founder & Managing Director

Leaders on Purpose

10:45 – 11:00
01 June 2023 | 15 Minutes
Paid
  • Track: CEO FORUM
  • Innovation Stage

Keynote: Technology as an Enabler for Future-Proofing Our World

Speakers

Dr Ray O. Johnson

CEO

UAE

Technology Innovation Institute (TII)

Kerry Sheehan

Head of Service Development & Innovation

UK

UK Civil Service

11:00 - 12:00

11:00 – 11:15
01 June 2023 | 15 Minutes
Paid
  • Track: CEO FORUM
  • Innovation Stage

In Conversation With:

Speakers

Manal Bernoussi

Founder & Managing Director

Leaders on Purpose

Imade Elbaraka

CEO, Africa Francophone

France

Deloitte

11:15 – 11:40
01 June 2023 | 25 Minutes
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  • Track: CEO FORUM
  • Innovation Stage

Fireside Chat: Transforming International Organizations with Business Intelligence

Speakers

HE Dr Salim Al Malik

Director General

ICESCO

HE Anar Gabil Oghlu Karimov

Head of Parterships & International COoperation

ICESCO

HE Dr. Mohamed Zinelabidine

Director of Culture and Communication Sector

ICESCO

11:40 – 12:00
01 June 2023 | 20 Minutes
Paid
  • Track: CEO FORUM
  • Innovation Stage

Keynote: Prosperity through innovation - the role of Government and Industry in Securing Local Food Supply and Economy in the Face of Climate Change

Speakers

Ram Lisaey

Head of Global Agronomy

Netafim

12:00 - 13:00

12:00 – 12:30
01 June 2023 | 30 Minutes
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  • Track: CEO FORUM
  • Innovation Stage

Panel: Driving ESG from the Boardroom

While some African companies start to incorporate ESG into their operation and decision making many are focused on short-term profits which makes it difficult for them to prioritise long-term sustainability.

Speakers

Ahmed Rahhou

President

Morocco

The Competition Council

Natalya Makarochkina

Senior Vice President, International, Secure Power, Energy Management Business

Schneider Electric

Alex Dadey

Executive Chairman

Ghana

KGL Group

Somachi Chris-Asoluka

CEO

Nigeria

Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF)

Nzinga Qunta

Business News Anchor

South Africa

South African Broadcasting Corporation

Ahmed Al Hujairi

Group CEO

Gulf Future Business

12:30 – 13:00
01 June 2023 | 30 Minutes
Paid
  • Track: CEO FORUM
  • Innovation Stage

SME Panel: Funding The Underfunded

Despite the vast potential for growth and development, small and medium sized companies in Africa face significant barriers to accessing funding; from lack of collateral and credit history to insufficient regulations and limited access to financial services. How can SMEs in Africa overcome this challenge?

Speakers

Francesco Craciolici

Venture Partner & Chief Growth Officer

UK

CrossFund

Michael Mang

Project Director, African Heroes Programme

China

Alibaba Group

Nzinga Qunta

Business News Anchor

South Africa

South African Broadcasting Corporation

Lorreta Songola

Chief Business Officer

Liquid Telecom