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Speakers 2017

Mohammed Abdool

Chief Financial Officer
Transnet National Ports Authority, Nigeria

The Honourable Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi

Minister of Transport

Masiko Buthelezi

Manager CITES Office – OR Tambo International Airport
Department of Environmental Affairs, South Africa

Fernando Amado Leite Couto

Portos do Norte, Mozambique

Adv. Phyllis Motsatsi Difeto

Chief Operations Officer
Transnet National Ports Authority, South Africa

Thomas Gondermann

Senior Consultant
HPC Hamburg Port Consulting, Germany

Christopher Gunson


Mr Aboubaker Omar Hadi

Djibouti Ports and Free Zones Authority, Djibouti

Immanuel Tino Hanabeb

Senior Commercial Manager
Namport, Namibia

Engr. Chidi Izuwah

Director General
Infrastructure Concession Regulatory Commission, Nigeria

Apollo Kashanku

Principal Transport Economist
Ministry of Works and Transport, Uganda

Victor Kgomoeswana

Author and African Business Specialist
South Africa

Sipho Khumalo

Cross-Border Road Transport Agency, South Africa

Erik Kok

African Ports & Corridors [APCH], South Africa

Mmutle Lentle

Chief Information Officer
A division of Transnet SOC, South Africa

The Honourable Joe Maswanganyi

Minister of Transport
South Africa

Paulo Mata

Projects Executive Director
Port of Maputo (Maputo Port Development Company – MPDC), Mozambique

Nozipho Portia Mdawe

Secretary General
The Port Management Association of Eastern and Southern Africa (PMAESA), Kenya

Bevuya Mdlankomo

Researcher: Corridor Assessment and Strategic Analysis
Cross Border Road Transport Agency, South Africa

Zama Mgwedli

Partner: Customs & Excise
Shepstone & Wylie Attorneys, South Africa

Denis Muganga

Chief Planning Economist
Kenya Ports Authority, Kenya

Dumisani Theophelus Ntuli

Acting Chief Director Maritime Policy and Legislation
Department of Transport, South Africa

Hamilton Nxumalo

General Manager: Infrastructure and Port Planning
Transnet National Ports Authority, South Africa

Daniel Nzeki

Container Freight Stations Association, Kenya

Mari Pennanen

Chief Business Development Officer
DSM Corridor Group Ltd, Tanzania, United Republic of

William Petty

Regional Director – Africa
IRU (International Road Transport Union), Switzerland

Gerard Philippeaux

Strategic Initiatives Manager
PortMiami, United States

Andrew Pike

Sector head of Ports, Terminals and Logistics Corridors
BOWMANS, South Africa

Cobs Pillay

Deputy Director: Green Economy
Department of Trade and Industry, South Africa

Davies Pwele

Acting General Manager, International Business Development
Development Bank of Southern Africa, South Africa

Shulami Qalinge

Chief Executive
Transnet National Ports Authority, South Africa

Seison Reddy

Manager Infrastructure Finance & Private Equity
Development Bank of Southern Africa, South Africa

Andrew Robinson

Director: Head Transport
Norton Rose Fulbright, South Africa

Mr Mogokare Richard Seleke

Department of Public Enterprises, South Africa

Lauriette Sesoko

General Manager: Commercial and Marketing
Transnet National Ports Authority, South Africa

Dr. Jill Slinger

Professor of Environmental Systems Engineering
Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands

Johny Smith

Walvis Bay Corridor Group, Namibia

Ed Stumpf

Investment Director
African Infrastructure Investment Managers, South Africa

Jaz Vanmali

Head: Construction and Cement
Standard Bank, South Africa

Jared H. Zerbe

Cheif Executive Officer
Tanzania International Container Terminal Services Ltd, Tanzania
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