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Ridouane Azagrouze
Maroclear
CIO

Andrew Barman
Andrew Barman
The Network Forum
MD
With a long background (20+ years) in market research of the global securities industry, Andrew launched The Network Forum in January 2017. A new industry initiative for the custody and post-trade industry, The Network Forum aspires to be the undisputed global community for market participants. Andrew's strengths are in Product and Business Development, Negotiation, Sales and Customer Relationship Management (CRM).

Sunil Benimadhu
Sunil Benimadhu
The Stock Exchange of Mauritius
CEO
Sunil Benimadhu has been in office as Chief Executive of the Stock Exchange of Mauritius (SEM) since May 1998 after having held various positions in the Securities Industry. He has played an instrumental role in uplifting the operational, technical and regulatory infrastructure of the SEM and contributed to its emergence as one of the leading Exchanges in Africa. Sunil is the Chairman of Global Finance Mauritius, the apex body of private sector operators in the Financial Services Industry in Mauritius.

Sunil was elected in October 2014 for a three-year term on the Board of the World Federation of Exchanges (WFE), an association of the World’s leading Stock Exchanges and has been re-elected in September 2017 for a further three-year term. Sunil was the President of the African Securities Exchanges Association (ASEA) an association of 28 Exchanges operating on the continent, from August 2010 to November 2014. He was a member of the Executive Committee of the South Asian Federation of Exchanges (SAFE), and the Chairman of the SADC Committee of Stock Exchanges (COSSE). Sunil is a regular speaker on emerging markets and on African markets in international stock exchange conferences.

Charl Bruyns
Charl Bruyns
Standard Bank
Head of Investor Services
Charl Bruyns is the Head of Investor Services at Standard Bank South Africa. Investor Services is a leading provider of custody, trustee services, securities lending, derivatives clearing and investment administration services to local and foreign institutional investors. Charl also heads the Financial Institutions Franchise for Standard Bank’s transaction bank services. He has held roles as CFO, COO for Standard Bank’s Transactional Products and Services business and Head of Africa Treasury. Prior to joining Standard Bank , Charl has held executive management roles at STANLIB.

Edward Jones
Edward Jones
The Network Forum
MD

Vipin Mahabirsingh
Vipin Mahabirsingh
CDSC (Mauritius)
Managing Director
Vipin joined the Central Depository & Settlement Co. Ltd (CDS) at its inception in 1996 as Systems Manager and was appointed General Manager in July 1997. He was then appointed Managing Director in November 2005. In his capacity as Managing Director of CDS, he also provides consultancy services to African stock exchanges and central depositories. He was the systems vendor’s Project Director in the implementation of trading and depository systems at the Nairobi Stock Exchange (2004/2006), Bank of Ghana (2004), Dar es Salaam Stock Exchange (2006), Botswana Stock Exchange (2008/2012), Lusaka Stock Exchange (2008) and Bolsa de Valores de Mocambique (2013). He spearheaded the implementation of an automated trading system at the Zimbabwe Stock Exchange in 2015 and is currently assisting the Lusaka Stock Exchange regarding the replacement of its trading and depository systems.

Tom Minney
Tom Minney
African Securities Exchanges Association
Project Manager, African Exchanges Linkage Project
A specialist on capital markets and their contribution to development, with over 20 years’ experience in Africa running capital markets and businesses. Key areas include financial inclusion, business strategy and execution, and communications.
African Growth Partners advises securities exchanges, capital-markets institutions and regulators on strategy and operations. Recent projects have been in southern and eastern African countries and in Azerbaijan. Tom also works on strategy and capital-raising with fair trade and other companies in UK, Japan, Namibia and Ethiopia, including as Company Secretary for People Tree Fair Trade Group Ltd.
He has been General Manager of the Namibian Stock Exchange at a period of fast growth and then helped set up an investment banking firm that became Nedcapital Namibia. He moved to Ethiopia where he helped an innovative investment firm and led a share offer for a successful new bank.

Hannah Perrins-Hill
Hannah Perrins-Hill
JP Morgan
Market & Infrastucture Manager
Hannah began her career at JPMorgan Chase Bank in 2007 as a Training Consultant before becoming a Risk Manager in March 2011 and a Market & Infrastructure Manager in June 2018.

In her last 2 years as a Risk Manager she specifically covered network risk and travelled with the market managers on their various due diligences. This experience enabled a natural move into her current role where she covers the various markets in Sub Saharan Africa.

Hannah’s technical expertise and experience is supported by various industry qualifications including the Chartered Institute of Securities and Investment, Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development and Chartered Management Institute. She is currently completing an MBA in Senior Leadership to graduate in 2020.

She has spent several years as a keen volunteer for various charities both locally and in Africa and was part of the JPMorgan Service Corps to Detroit. Hannah is also a trustee on a board for a charity called Re-Cycle who send bikes to Africa.

Terence Saayman
Terence Saayman
Johannesburg Stock Exchange
Head: Risk Management
Terence is currently the Head of Risk in the Post Trade Services Division at the Johannesburg Stock Exchange and is responsible for the financial risk management of all the markets that the JSE operates.

Over the span of his career, Terence has held a number of risk management positions within financial market environments in the banking, insurance, consulting and financial market infrastructure sectors.

He has vast knowledge and insights on a range of asset classes having held responsibilities for risk management of equity, interest rate, precious and base metal, agricultural and foreign exchange products. In his various roles he has focused on market, liquidity, credit and counterparty-credit risks and economic and regulatory capital calculation and allocation.

Michelle Swanepoel
Michelle Swanepoel
Standard Chartered
Regional Head – Business Account Management & Implementation
Michelle Swanepoel is the Regional Head for Business Account Management and Implementation for the Securities Services business across the AME (Africa and Middle East) region.

Michelle joined Standard Chartered in September 2017 bringing deep client and industry experience, market expertise and product knowledge. With a passion for the Africa continent, Michelle’s 20 years of experience spans across product development, sales, relationship management and client service within the securities services industry. Michelle’s extensive client experience and consistent success in executing complex initiatives makes her a strong contributor to planning and decision-making within Standard Chartered.

Ogbarmey Tetteh
Ogbarmey Tetteh
Securities & Exchange Commission (Ghana) - TO BE CONFIRMED
DG
Rev. Daniel Ogbarmey Tetteh is currently the Director-General of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Ghana. He has over twenty (20) years’ experience in investment banking with Databank Group, where he was the Head of Asset Management and Research.
He was the Vice President of the Ghana Securities Industry Association (GSIA) and presently, the Chairman of the Board of the Ghana Investments and Securities Institute (GISI) as well as the Chairman for the West African Securities Regulatory Association (WASRA). He lectured briefly in Marketing at the University of Ghana Business School from 1996 to 1998. He is the author of two books, including the bestseller, titled “31 Days to Financial Independence”. He is also credited as author of several articles.

Jalo Waziri
Jalo Waziri
CSCS (Nigeria)
CEO
Mr. Haruna Jalo-Waziri is an experienced Financial Markets Expert, his award-winning career spanned over twenty-five years in Capital Markets. He has vast experience in Deal Origination, Investment Management, Securities Trading and Regulation.

He started his career at the Nigeria Stock Exchange and subsequently moved to the Securities and Exchange Commission, the apex regulatory organization of the Capital Markets in Nigeria. He worked with Afrinvest West Africa (formerly SECTRUST) and Kakawa Discount House Ltd where he started the Asset Management Department, which he later transformed to a full fledge company “Kakawa Asset Management Limited” (now FBN Merchant Bank). He later joined the services of First Alliance Pension & Benefits Limited (Now ARM Pensions Limited) in partnership with Mcube South Africa.

In 2007, he was appointed MD/CEO of UBA Stockbrokers Limited, a subsidiary of United Bank for Africa (UBA Plc) which he successfully made one of the top 5 securities trading companies in Nigeria. He thereafter became the MD/CEO of UBA Asset Management Ltd.

Haruna Jalo-Waziri was appointed the Executive Director, Capital Markets in 2012 with a primary responsibility for the overall capital market developments. He implemented key initiatives such as; Capital markets partnership agreement with the London Stock Exchange Group, Developed the Sovereign Green Bond, Introduction of Federal Government Retail Savings Bond, Launched the NSE Premium Board, MSCI Index Partnership- GICS Adoption and the 1st dual listing on the NSE and LSE Main Board amongst others.

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