French Week-Day #4:Investment


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On the fourth day, we unlock the vast Investment Opportunities in Kenya!

Welcome to the 4th Day of the French Week!

On Day 4, we will focus on the private sector investment landscape. What are the sectors of interest for foreign investors? What are the opportunities and challenges to unlock? Is there a new investment paradigm in these uncertain times? Here are a few of the topics we will discuss with our expert speakers.

Funding and supporting the private sector development in Kenya

Opportunities & Challenges

Thursday 16th November

7.30 am - 12.15 pm



8.00: Welcome address by Othmane Chaoui, Chairman, French Chamber of Commerce

8.15: Keynote speech by PS Abubakar Hassan Abubakar, State Department for Investment Promotion - TBC

8.45: Presentation by Njeri Wagacha, Partner, at CDH

Private Equity Landscape in East Africa and Future Prospects

9.15: Roundtable #1

Unlocking investment opportunities in Kenya: new frontiers, new opportunities

  • Agathe Roudot, Export Trade Advisor, at Business France
  • June Chepkemei, Ag. Managing Director, at KenInvest
  • Frank Ndiyo, Investment Director, at Amethis
  • Mourad Chouiqa, Head - Eastern & Southern Africa, at Bpifrance
  • Jorsen Patten, COO East Africa Operations, at IBL

Moderator: Mrs. Laure Paugam, Executive Director of the FCCK

10.45: Roundtable #2

Bridging profit & purpose, the new investment paradigm?

  • Audrey Maignan, Regional Director, at Proparco
  • Pierre Fauvet, Managing Director Africa, at Creadev
  • Hella Bennani, ESG, at IFC
  • Dennis Keya, Country Manager, at EDF

Moderator: Njeri Wagacha, Partner, at CDH

12.00 pm: Closing remarks by Mrs. Laure Paugam, Executive Director of the FCCK


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