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AIX: Transport and Logistics 2015

28 to 29 September

Africa Investment Exchange: Transport and Logistics

Mobilising public and private capital for transport, infrastructure and logistics

28 to 29 September 2015, RSA House

AIX: Transport and Logistics brought together private and public sector investors and operators to discuss opportunities and strategies for infrastructure partnerships that will help unlock wider economic development.

View the AIX: Transport and Logistics 2015 agenda

Proceedings were held under the Chatham House Rule and structured round a series of interactive panel-led sessions to facilitate dialogue.

  • Develop partnerships between public and private sector operators and investors.
  • Meet African transport sector officials, operators, regulators, entrepreneurs to gain first-hand insights.
  • Explore innovative financial structures, commercial returns, entry and exit strategies.
  • Gain insights into a range of official funding mechanisms.
  • Measure the wider impact of investments on social and economic development.
  • Analyse key corridors and other integrated projects across the continent.

AIX: Transport and Logistics followed on from two very successful AIX: Energy and AIX: Gas meetings held in London; and provided a trusted environment for investors, developers, service providers and other stakeholders to build contact networks, and create opportunities for future business across Africa.

Confirmed panelists at AIX: Transport and Logistics. Click on the names below to read the panelists’ biographies.

Adefunke Adeyemi
Regional Head, Member and External Relations, Africa and Middle East, International Air Transport Association

Morag Baird
Senior Infrastructure Adviser, European Investment Bank

Steve Cameron
Vice Chairman, Business Council for Africa

Fedja Canters
Senior Investment Officer, FMO

James Dobbin
Chief Exective Officer, Dobbin International

Sean Gorman
Executive Director, HCF International Advisers

Steven Gray
Director, Lonrho, Infrastructure

Glen Ireland
Founding Partner, InfraShare Partners

Roland Janssens
Deputy Managing Director, Emerging Africa Infrastructure Fund

Glory Jonga
Vice President Southern and East Africa, CPCS

Silvester Kasuku
Chief Executive Officer at the Lamu Port-South Sudan-Ethiopia Transport (LAPSSET) Corridor Development Authority

Michael Kane
Infrastructure Specialist, Secretariat of the Infrastructure Consortium for Africa (ICA)

Michael Kawalya-Kagwa
General Manager, International Finance Unit, Development Bank of Southern Africa

Keith Kerr
Partner, Principal Airports and Airlines Mango Aviation Partners

Robert Kottler
Managing Director, Dawnus International

Faisal Ladha
Senior Consultant, West Africa, CPCS

Andrew Maclean
Private Sector Infrastructure Adviser, Department for International Development

Jon Marks
Chairman, CbI

Frank Matsaert
Chief Executive Officer at TradeMark East Africa

Francis Gichiri Ndua
Managing Director, Kenya Ports Authority

Julia Prescot
Partner, Meridiam Infrastructure

Guillaume Rémy
Financial Advisor, Rebel Group International

Fabio Scala
Executive Director & Board Member, Edgebold Capital

Craig Sillars
Mining & Infrastructure, UK Trade & Investment

Johny Smith
Chief Executive, Walvis Bay Corridor Group

Tidiane Traore
Technical Adviser for Infrastructure, Mano River Union

Peter Wiener
Associate, Steer Davies Gleave

Finance and Investors
Department for International Development, UK • Development Bank of Southern Africa (DBSA) • Edgebold Capital • European Investment Bank • FMO • Fund Frontier Markets Fund Managers • Harith Fund Managers • Meridiam Infrastructure • Proparco • Simest • UK Trade & Investment

Project developers
Atuabo Freeport Ghana • Dawnus International Kenya Ports Authority • Lonrho • Mano River Union • Mitsui & Co • Mott MacDonald • Port Evolution and Development (Africa) Ltd • SDV Ltd • TradeMark East Africa • Walvis Bay Corridor Group • TWSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff

Professional services
ABAX • Business Council for Africa • CPCS Transcom • GFI • Dobbin International • Havergate Infrastructure • HCF International Advisers • InfraShare Partners • International Air Transport Association • Mango Aviation Partners • Marine and Energy Consulting • Nectar Group • Simmons & Simmons • Steer Davies Gleave • Stephenson Harwood • RebelGroup International