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2019 IFC Sustainability Exchange: Invest for Tomorrow

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IFC’s flagship Sustainability Exchange is hitting the road again – join us in Dakar June 18-19 to explore how to drive innovation through inclusion. The Exchange convenes game changers in infrastructure, natural resources, science, and the arts to challenge assumptions and build a pipeline of sustainable investments across Africa and the globe.


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8.30am – 10.10am

 Welcome, Opening   Remarks &   Performance

 Sergio Pimenta, Africa & Middle East Vice President, IFC

 Centre Culturel Koré Social Theater from Mali, sponsored by One Drop

 H.E. Mr. Amadou Hott, Minister of Economy Planning and Cooperation, WBG Governor
 Noumoucounda Cissoko Band


 Creating Stakeholder   Value: Being   Cooperative, Staying   Competitive

 Shungu Gwarinda, CEO, Graça Machel Trust

 Mark Cutifani, CEO, Anglo American

 Jumoke Jagun-Dokunmu, Director for East Africa, IFC

 Investing in the Tech   & Youth-Driven   Future

  Jacob Kwaku Gyan, CEO, Adroit 360

 Ivy Barley, Co-Founder, Developers in Vogue

 Tochukwu Egesi, CEO, Innovation Corner

 Aliou Maiga, Director for West Africa, IFC


10:15am – 11.15am

 Making Waves: Energy   Transitions & Trade-   offs

 Maud Danel Fedou, Project Director assigned to the CE,  Eranove Group Susan Shannon,   VP, Government Relations, Policy & International Organisations, Shell

 Anne Sophie Corbeau, Head of Gas Analysis, BP

 Mamadou Goumble, Vice President Africa / Energy Business, Wärtsilä France SAS

 Rajakumari Jandhyala, Founder & President, Yaatra Ventures

 Linda Munyengeterwa, Infrastructure & Natural Resources Director for Africa, IFC


3:30pm – 4.30pm

 Future of Jobs: Long   Conversation

 Mosidi Modise, WEF Global Shaper: Shaping the Future of Work

 Oumar Toguyeni, Regional VP, West Africa, IAMGOLD Corporation

 Namita Datta, Solutions for Youth Employment, World Bank

 Emma Delaney, Regional President, BP

 Nabou Fall, Managing Director, Vizeo

 Joel Ogunsola, Senior Special Assistant to the Governor on Innovation and Partnerships,   Nigeria

 Obi Ozor, Co-Founder, Kobo360

 Stephen Sparkes, VP, Statkraft

 Madji Sock, Managing Partner, Dalberg, West Africa

 Justin Arenstein, Executive Director, Code for Africa

 Veronica Nyhan Jones, Manager, Sustainable Infrastructure Advisory, IFC

 Nabou Fall, Managing Director, Vizeo


 How Infrastructure   Projects Can Generate   Positive Impacts for   Communities

 Augusto Soares dos Reis, CEO, Nachtigal Power Company

 Didier Payerne, Director of Development for Africa, Eiffage

 Mathieu Peler, Chief Operating Officer Africa, Meridiam

 Seynabou Ba, Founder, ESG Africa

 Bertrand Heysch de la Borde, Director, Energy & Mining, IFC



Wednesday, 19 June: 


8:30am - 9:15am

 Partnerships for   Progress

 Paul Rollinson, President & CEO, Kinross Gold Corporation

 Morgan Landy, Senior Director, Infrastructure & Natural Resources, IFC

 Lise Filiatrault, Ambassador of Canada to Senegal

 H.E.M. Tatsuo Arai, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Japan to Senegal

 Faheen Allibhoy, Country Manager, Senegal, Cape Verde, Gambia, Guinea Bissau &   Mauritania, IFC

 Disruption in Cities

 Marco Maria Pedrazzo, Head of Innovation and Strategy, Carlo Ratti Associates

 Babajide Sanwo-Olu, Governor, Lagos, Nigeria

 Cheikh Gueye, Deputy Mayor, Dakar, Senegal

 Roque Martin Spidalieri, Secretary of Financing, Cordoba, Argentina

 Adil Marghub, Infrastructure & Natural Resources Senior Manager, Latin America & the   Caribbean, IFC

 Lisa Da Silva, Global Cities Lead, IFC Cities Initiative

 Adil Marghub, Infrastructure & Natural Resources Senior Manager, Latin America & the   Caribbean, IFC


10:05am - 11:05am

 Water & Sanitation:   Innovative   Approaches to Close   the Demand Delivery   Gap

 Teresa Vernaglia, CEO, BRK Ambiental, Brazil

 Walid Madwar, VP Business Development, Metito, UAE

 Kadija Simboro, General Director of Farafina Eco-Engineering, Entrepreneur & Mandela   Fellow

 Gary White, CEO,

 Yogita Mumssen, Water Manager West Africa, World Bank


3:00pm - 4:30pm

 Spotlight: Transport,   Mining & Jobs

 Abdoulaye Magassouba, Ministry of Mines & Geology, Guinea

 Zeinab Camara, President, Women in Mining Guinea & Chief of Staff, Ministry of Higher   Education & Scientific Research

 Paulo Castellari, CEO EGA/Guinea Alumina Company

 Souleymane Traore, General Manager, Compagnie des Bauxites de Guinée (CBG)

 Namrata Thapar, Global Manager Mining, IFC



 Future Forward in   Energy, Mining, Water   & Transport: Youth   Innovations Shark


 Ethel Cofie, CEO, EDEL Technology Consulting & Founder, Women in Tech Africa

 Jim Keravala, CEO, Off World

 Ashwin Ravichandran, Director, MEST
Cheryl Edleson Hanway, Infrastructure & Natural Resources Senior Manager
 Europe & Central Asia, IFC

 Ronke-Amoni Ogunsulire, Country Manager, Ghana, Togo, Benin, Burkina Faso & Niger,   IFC
 Anne K. Rweyora, Smart Havens Africa, Uganda

 Ndzi Bongajum, Bonga Power Bike Kits, Cameroon

 Shaw Bushu, Unearthed Basins, Zimbabwe

 Ujunwa Ojemeni, Last Mile Energy Company, Nigeria




Accountability & Opportunity: Call to Action

 Sandy Stash, Executive VP, Safety, Operations & Engineering & External Affairs, Tullow

 Victor Osadolor, Chief Executive Officer, United Bank for Africa (UBA)

 Jane Nelson, Director, Corporate Responsibility Initiative, Harvard Kennedy School

 Patricia Senequier, Managing Partner, Beautiful Soul Africa

 Mary Porter Peschka, Director, Environment, Social & Governance, IFC