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· Stage
Welcome introduction
Welcome introduction to East Africa Construction conference
2021-03-04T09:00:00Z 2021-03-04T09:30:00Z Europe/London Welcome+introduction Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
Industry roundtable: a conversation about doing business in East Africa
The facilitated roundtable discussions will cover procurement and business challenges that companies face when doing business in East Africa
Ian Henderson Festus Gakuoh Ahmed Elnaggar
2021-03-04T09:30:00Z 2021-03-04T10:15:00Z Europe/London +Industry+roundtable%3A+a+conversation+about+doing+business+in+East+Africa Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
Industry roundtable: Procuring innovation for construction
This session will look closer at the latest innovations in the sector supporting East Africa growth development.
Cyril Nii Ayitey Tetteh Richard Harris Kelvin Wachira Abhishek Srivastava Paul Sheedy Umer Mansoor
2021-03-04T09:30:00Z 2021-03-04T10:30:00Z Europe/London +Industry+roundtable%3A+Procuring+innovation+for+construction Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
Winning new markets: a roadmap for strategy & execution
This session will look at the options offered by Africa Business Venture to support businesses in their African expansion
Meliane  Africa Business Venture
2021-03-04T10:30:00Z 2021-03-04T11:00:00Z Europe/London Winning+new+markets%3A+a+roadmap+for+strategy+%26+execution Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
How Covid is changing the construction industry?
The panel discussion will look at how restrictions around the pandemic have forced the sector to look at how it operates.
Vincent Rono Veronica Bolton Smith Harry Muchangi Njagi Nico van der Meulen
2021-03-04T11:15:00Z 2021-03-04T12:00:00Z Europe/London How+Covid+is+changing+the+construction+industry%3F Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Networking
Private networking
2021-03-04T12:00:00Z 2021-03-04T13:30:00Z Europe/London Private+networking Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Finding growth opportunities in construction projects
Robert Gichohi Ruth Onkangi Steven Gray Rajiv  Sharma
2021-03-04T13:30:00Z 2021-03-04T14:20:00Z Europe/London +Finding+growth+opportunities+in+construction+projects Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Managing risks for success in construction projects
The panel will explore the risks related to regulatory and legal, general project management and recruitment issues faced by foreign companies.
Sunday Ndamugoba Saldys Jusu-Sheriff Leonardo Carpentieri Maxence Mirabeau
2021-03-04T14:30:00Z 2021-03-04T15:20:00Z Europe/London +Managing+risks+for+success+in+construction+projects Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Project finance: how to develop financing for infrastructure projects?
In this panel discussion, we will look at how the region can attract more projects and investors. We will also explore available funding for projects owners.
Isaac Kahara Tedd George Enoch Mwita
2021-03-04T15:30:00Z 2021-03-04T16:30:00Z Europe/London +Project+finance%3A+how+to+develop+financing+for+infrastructure+projects%3F Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Closing address
2021-03-04T16:30:00Z 2021-03-04T16:45:00Z Europe/London Closing+address Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)


Ruth Onkangi

Board Member & Head of Advocacy Committee, Kenya Green Building Society

Segun Faniran

Director, ConstructAfrica

Tedd George

Chief Narrative Officer, Kleos Advisory UK

Rajiv Sharma

Kenya Country Head, Triple Line

Leonardo Carpentieri

Counsel, LMS Legal LLP

Saldys Jusu-Sheriff

Managing Director, Africa Risk Management

Maxence Mirabeau

CEO, ForIntex

Harry Muchangi Njagi

Marketing Head - Kenya & Eastern Africa at Safal Group


CEO Africa Business Venture

Nico van der Meulen

CEO Nico van der Meulen - Architect

Enoch Mwita

Head of Business Development, ASGC - Africa

Isaac Kahara

Country Head - East Africa | UK Export Finance

Veronica Bolton Smith

Chief Operating Officer, Invest Africa

Meliane Africa Business Venture

Marketing Director, Africa Business Venture

Kelvin Wachira

Co-founder, BidiiBuild

Richard Harris

Founder and CEO, Okappy Ltd.

Paul Sheedy

CEO & Founder,

Umer Mansoor

CEO, Construction Helpline

Vincent Rono

Project Engineer at Athi Water Works Development Agency

Robert Gichohi

Director at Turner & Townsend

Sunday Ndamugoba

Managing Counsel ABC Attorneys

Abhishek Srivastava

Executive Director Technobuilt

Ian Henderson

Managing Director at Embiance Kenya

Festus Gakuoh

CEO Grow Trade International Services Limited

Cyril Nii Ayitey Tetteh

Founder, Ghana Green Building Summit; Executive Director, Yecham Property Consult.

Ahmed Elnaggar

Chief Operating Officer Tyllium

Steven Gray

Director Wardour Africa

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