Africa Keynote Speakers

Africa is the world's second largest and second most-populous continent. The recent step down of Robert Mugabe as president of Zimbabwe is just the most recent incident in a series of political and social unrest that have shaken the continent. There are still challenges facing countries across the region, especially economically and healthcare related, but there are a many success stories too. Africa is the global leader in pioneering eco-tourism, and the role out of mobile internet access. Africa's economy is growing faster than any other continent, according to the African Development Bank, so it's the perfect time to choose one of our Africa keynote speakers below to give you and your event attendees the the inisght they need.


Human rights advocate and campaigner
International economist and Author Dead Aid: Why Aid is Not Working
As President of South Africa led the peaceful handover of power to Nelson Mandela
Former Vice President and Head of Policy, World Bank, former policy advisor to Nelson Mandela
A legendary figure in global finance, James Wolfensohn’s understanding of the global economy, specifically emerging markets, is unparalleled
Renowned Development Economist, Director of Earth Institute Columbia University
Former Chairman of Goldman Sachs Asset Management and creator of BRIC acronym
Former President of Ghana from 2001 to 2009
Serial Entrepreneur and Digital Activist
Founding Director and CEO, Innate Investment Solutions
Founder of Grameen Bank, Nobel Peace Prize winner
Founder and Executive Director of 'We the Change' Foundation
Professor of Economics, Columbia University