West Africa Global Investment Summit

The West Africa Global Investment Summit (WAGIS)  presents a strategic and unified platform to help realize the Private and Public Sector Economic development objectives of the  ECOWAS and the African Union at large.
WAGIS 2020 presents a platform of action, that brings together key regional and global stakeholders to celebrate and partner in West Africa‘s achievements and potential in commerce, industry and development in public and private sectors, all in one event.

 

Why West Africa?

West Africa houses two of the fastest growing economies in the world , the continent’s largest economy by population and market size, and Africa’s most promising regional economic union for trade, commerce and industry: ECOWAS.

 

CREATING STRATEGIC
PARTNERSHIPS FOR
ACCELERATED GROWTH

WAGIS 2020 is a progressive actionable business event with something for every sector.

A gathering of prequalified businesses / projects with prequalified investors in over 20 different sectors. The event opens with key note speakers from top government officials in Africa, who also grace an opening day of presentations of key government projects to investors, fund managers, international banks, international finance companies.

Our sector-based investor speed dating on the second day will grant you access to face-to-face pitching of projects to investors from around the world, with key note speakers from Corporate Giants in Africa. You will have access to strategic partnerships needed to advance growth in your corporation / business.

The Summit

The West Africa Global Investment Summit will be the conference of choice for private and institutional investors, high-level fund managers, government officials, innovators and business barons.

It is the ultimate platform for industry professionals to network, strategise and create partnerships with prominent global leaders and investors.

Sessions are delivered by high profile, forward-thinking and experienced global experts, which attracts the very best of the investment world.

In Attendance

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Slide FEATURED Dr. Mahamudu
Bawumia
Dr. Bawumia was a Deputy Governor of the Bank of Ghana until his nomination as the Vice Presidential Candidate of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) in 2008, standing alongside presidential candidate Nana Akufo-Addo. He is an Economist and Banker by training. He also served as Resident representative for the African Development Bank in Zimbabwe in 2011-2012. Vice President of the Republic of Ghana
Slide FEATURED Ken
Ofori-Atta
Kenneth Nana Yaw Kuntunkununku Ofori-Atta, known as Ken Ofori-Attah is a Ghanaian economist and an Investment Banker and co-founder of Databank in Ghana. He currently serves as Minister of Finance He was appointed by President Nana Akufo-Addo on 10th January, 2017 and assumed office on 27th January, 2017. Minister of Finance - Ghana
Slide FEATURED R. Yofi
Grant
Mr. Grant is also a renowned Ghanaian investment banker with over 30 years of extensive work experience in banking and finance. Mr. Grant has broad knowledge and great exposure in the African financial markets and has cultivated strong relationships with international private equity funds, portfolio and investment managers and brokerage funds. CEO of GIPC
Slide FEATURED Boubacar
Wargo
Zakari Boubacar Wargo is the Permanent Secretary of Niger Investment Board. He was the Chief Risk Officer of United Bank for Africa (UBA) Senegal. He worked with Africa Solidarity Fund (Niamey Niger) as the Chief Operations Officer.He help the position as Cheif Risk Officer with Ecobank Niger from Arpil 2005 to 2014. He holds EMBA form HES Paris, and has Master in Banking and Finance, from CESAG Permanent Secretary of Niger Investment Board
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