Hosted by Alea Global Group

22-23 February 2023

Zanzibar, Tanzania

Our third Africa Family Office Investment Summit has been designed specifically for family offices in the region, and those who want to connect with them.

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Join us for the next edition of our exclusive Africa Family Office Investment Summit, which brings together family office members from the region as well as those who want to do business with them.

The summit has been designed to provide vital and current information about the investment landscape, as well as giving delegates plenty of opportunities to meet, mingle and plan collaborations during the many informal networking breaks built into the event.

The event will gather more than 70 single family offices from Africa with our usual highly rewarding 70:30 split of family offices to service providers.

Previous Esteemed Speakers

Mohammad Al Duaij

CEO, Alea Global Group, Kuwait

Tarek Assaad

Managing Partner, Algebra Ventures, Egypt

Tafadzwa Makadzange-Chigumira

CEO, Tusani Group, Tanzania

Anesu Mhlanga

CEO, SFO, Zimbabwe

Slim Zeghal

CEO, Altea Packaging, Tunisia

Joel Tembo Vwira

Managing Director, Great Vision Business Holding, Democratic Republic of Congo

Paul Elvice Sokoudjou

President, Jeffersons Group, Cameroon

Tony Nkwaya

SFO, Next Gen, Burundi

Thandeka Nombanjinji

Managing Director, Nombanjinji Family Property, South Africa

Nike Anani

Managing Partner, Tejuosho Properties Development, Nigeria

Slim Habli

Chairman, Bellevue, UAE & Switzerland

Nikesh Patel

Co-Founder, Kivu Noir Coffee, Mauritius

Maher Kallel

Director, Poulina Group, Tunisia

Steven M. Pepa

Managing Director, Saratoga Capital Partners, Cyprus

Rania Halabi

Halabi Family Office, Lebanon & Africa

Michele Essam

CEO, Luxcierge, UK & Africa

Arindam Bose

Partner, AB Holding, UAE, Mauritius

Alex Schütz

Principal, Schütz Family Office, Austria, Africa

Ray Phiri

Chairman, Oftech, Malawi

Leah Zveglich

Founding Partner, The Aster Club, USA

Mamadou Tourre

CEO, Ubuntu Capital, Ivory Coast

Nicolas Goldstein

Co-Founder & CEO,, Mauritius

Geoff Goss

CEO/Founder, Matamba Anonaka, Technology Holdings, Zimbabwe

Marshall Comins

Principal, The Office of Marshall Comins, Global

Nicole Mertens

Head of Africa & Middle East, United Nations Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI), South Africa

Makibinyane Mohapeloa

CEO, Nkibilo Capital, South Africa

Joy Ncomile Ruwodo

Public Affairs, The END Fund, South Africa

Simon Littlewood

CEO, Li Family Office, China

Cornell Thomas

Positivity Speaker, USA

Eugene Peters

CEO, SpidexMedia, Mauritius

H.E. Andry Raharinomena

CEO, EGsIDa Development Partners, Madagascar

Obinna Onunkwo

Co-Founding Partner, Purple Capital Partners, Nigeria

Jyoti Keshavan

Founder CEO, Xanara Investment Management - Mauritius, UAE, Cayman Islands

Martin Tideström

Business Development Director, ADGM, UAE

Abhishek Basu

Executive Trustee, Basu Foundation of the Arts, Mauritius

Chris McLean

CEO, Stonechair Capital, Canada & Africa

Gavin van der Burgh

COO, Afritex Ventures, Mauritius & Mozambique

Jonathan Nsibula Chirimwami

Founder & CEO, Nsibula Group, Democratic Republic of Congo

Summit agenda

15:30 Registration

Registration, Networking and one-on-one meetings.

17:00 Welcome

Chairman welcome and opening remarks.

17:10 All eyes on Africa

  • Africa’s role as a leading example in key economic areas
  • The relationships Africa can build with other regions for a win-win outcome
  • What Africa can teach the rest of the world

17: 50 Agriculture and water security, the foundations of nations

  • How can Africa develop greater self-sufficiency in vital supplies 
  • What can family offices do to improve agriculture and water security for the region
  • Technological advancements that will change the way we grow and harvest

18:30 Open Discussion Africa, an economic overview

  • Where to invest in Africa right now to see the biggest benefits for the region and your portfolio
  • The sectors in which Africa is excelling compared with other regions
  • Which industries are still emerging and the right time to buy into them
  • What does the future of Africa’s economy look like and how we can have an impact
  • The sectors and regions that are producing the greatest leaps in technology

19:20 Roundtable Discussions

With peer learning and interaction in mind, these 60-minute breakout sessions are designed to promote the sharing of experiences and brainstorming of ideas in facilitated and balanced discussions.

20:20 Special Networking Dinner

A chance to network in an informal setting and discuss the day’s events over dinner.

8:00 Registration

Registration, Breakfast and Networking and one-on-one meetings.

09:00 Welcome

Chairman welcome and opening remarks.

09:10 Presentation: Africa an economic overview

09:55 Structuring your family office 

  • The different ways you can structure your own family office and which is best for you
  • How to make the most of your unique family office opportunities 
  • Effective governance and how to make it work for you

10:30 Africa’s relationship with fintech 

  • How fintech is currently used in Africa and what we can expect in the future
  • A brief guide to investing in fintech
  • The sectors that are leading the way, and those being left behind

11:00 Networking Break

Morning networking coffee break.

11:30 Presentation: Climate-focused investments

12:00 The latest in real estate 

  • How real estate investment has changed after the pandemic 
  • New trends to look out for, and regions to watch
  • How effective real estate investment can have huge impact on a region

12:30 The next big thing

Our pick of the best investment opportunities for the next 6 months.

13:00 Networking Lunch

A chance to meet and discuss the morning’s sessions over lunch.

14:00 Private equity and venture capital updates 

  • The sectors and areas in which to invest and why
  • Private equity versus venture capital: which is best for you right now 
  • Too good to be true investment traps to avoid

14:30 Strengthening the supply chain

  • What the pandemic taught us about supply chains within Africa
  • The regions relying on Africa and how we can maximise profit for essential resources
  • Regions we should look to build relationships with and why

15:00 Workshop: All about succession planning 

  • Things to consider when planning for your family office’s future 
  • Pitfalls and easy wins when restructuring 
  • Future-proofing your family office for generations to come

16:00 Networking Break

Afternoon networking coffee break.

16:30 Levelling up healthcare

  • Healthcare instability in Africa and how we can address it
  • All about digital health services and what they can offer
  • Access to healthcare for all, and how family offices can lead the way

16:50 Roundtable sessions hosted by family offices

  1. The travel and tourism sectors: what challenges and opportunities is Africa facing?
  2. The state of crypto: a look at the current cryptocurrency climate and what it means for family offices
  3. Structuring a family office: universal rules and bespoke considerations
  4. The next generation: how can we make the family business most appealing?

17:30 Closing Remarks

Closing Remarks For the summit.

17:40 Cocktail Reception

A Cocktail reception with the chance to network in an informal setting and discuss the summit.

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