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New Speakers and Partners Announced
WE ARE PLEASED TO ANNOUNCE NEW SPEAKERS FROM THE FINANCIAL TIMES, FIFA TV, RIO BUSINESS, FAST LANE VENTURES AND SAUDI TELECOM COMPANY.
Stefan Wagstyl Emerging Markets Editor Financial Times
Niclas Ericson Director FIFA TV
Marcelo Haddad Executive Director Rio Business
Marina Treshchova CEO and co-founder Fast Lane Ventures
Ghassan Hasbani CEO International Operations Saudi Telecom Company
NICLAS ERICSON, DIRECTOR, FIFA TV will cover the challenges of organising broadcast platforms for the largest sport events in the world — 2010 (South Africa) & 2014 (Brazil) FIFA WORLD CUP, as well as 2009 FIFA WOMEN WORLD CUP in China.
HEADLINED BY GOLDMAN SACHS’ JIM O’NEILL, OUR CONFERENCE PROGRAMME WILL FEATURE A WORLD-CLASS SPEAKER LINE-UP.
Previously announced executives from The Economist Group, Standard Chartered Bank and Russian Venture Company as well as Right Honourable Peter Hain will also be taking the Keynote stage.
Jim O’Neill Chairman Goldman Sachs Asset Management
Right Honourable Peter Hain Member of the UK Parliament
Ann Grant Vice Chairman, Africa Standard Chartered Bank
Abhik Sen Managing Editor The Economist Group
Axel Tillmann CEO Russian Venture Company-USA
The conference programme will also include:
Mr. Ramanjeet Singh Arora, Sr. Vice President, Markets & International Banking, RBS
Rodrigo Azeredo, Minister Counsellor, Investment, Trade & Innovation, Embassy of Brazil, UK
Frederico Singarajah, Barrister, 1 Gray’s Inn Square Barristers’ Chamber
R. S. Baxi, Managing Director, J&S Sales International
Jonathan Slater, Director of Energy and Green Technology, Innocentive
To quickly book your place please click here and we will get back in touch shortly to finalise details.
New Partners Join The Community
Asian Alternative Investments Network
Previously announced Partners:
Platinum Sponsor Confirmed
We are delighted to have Brand South Africa as our Platinum Sponsor
Brand South Africa seeks to develop and implement a pro-active marketing and communication strategy for South Africa, and to promote South Africa as a destination for foreign investment, trade and investment. Brand South Africa’s role is to create a positive, unified image of South Africa; one that builds pride, promotes investment and tourism from abroad, and helps new enterprises and job creation at home. The organisation operates on four key platforms: raising awareness internationally of the country’s investment offering; operating missions abroad promoting the brand; mobilising influential South Africans as well as members of the media abroad; and boosting local pride and patriotism through various campaigns. Brand South Africa’s international campaigns focus on building the diaspora network of Global South Africans to assist in achieving its goals.