Chairman/CEO, Global Pacific & Partners, Mr. Duncan Clarke
Leading corporates, state officials, industries, senior executives and economic thinkers on Africa’s economies will today, converge on Sandton Convention Centre, Johannesburg, South Africa, venue of the 7th Africa Economic Forum 2013, to discuss the continent’s economic future.
The agenda for the event, organised by Global Pacific & Partners, is shaped around leading-edge changes within the continent’s political economy, evolving commercial landscapes impacting investment and business operations, and Africa’s emerging role(s) and strategic position within a highly competitive, rapidly globalising world.
According to Chairman/CEO, Global Pacific & Partners, Mr. Duncan Clarke, the Africa Economic Forum would highlight: Africa's 21st century economic future; Africa's investment potential: trade & investment linkages; resource potential & industry growth: corporate strategies; Africa's shifting political economy: risk/return, and South Africa-emerging-Africa-world economies.
Speakers are drawn from: Nigeria, Ecobank, Investec Ltd, United Nations, Kenya, Africa@Work, International Finance Corporation, Standard Bank, Gordon Institute of Business, The Brenthurst Foundation, Afrifica, Agricultural Business Chamber, Actis, and Graduate School of Business (Zimbabwe).
The forum will also have as speakers, several widely-acclaimed authors of leading published books recently-released on Africa’s economies, corporate outlook in the continent, industries and resources, as well as key concerns in political economy and investment.