Ministerial Keynote Address

Mr Dean Macpherson

Minister of Public Works and Infrastructure

MODERATORs

Chief Executive Officer

South African Institution of Civil Engineering (SAICE)

Chairman

Strategic Concepts (Pty) Ltd

CEO

cidb

Founder and CEO

Green Hydrogen Solutions

Chief Operations Officer

SEIFSA

Global Head: Infrastructure Sector, Client Coverage

Standard Bank

Chief Financial Officer
Traxtion

Independent Advisor

Director of Operations

Nexus Water Alchemy (Pty) Ltd

Economic Diplomacy Programme

South African Institute of International Affairs

Senior Programme Officer

ICT Infrastructure

PANEL MEMBERS

Centre Manager

National Integrated Cyber-Infrastructure System (NICIS), South Africa

Country Head Southern Africa

UKEF

CEO

SAVCA

Senior Lecturer in Economics

Faculty of Economics and Management of the University of Yaounde 2

Business Development
Executive

Atlantis SEZ

Chief Executive Officer

Dube TradePort Corporation

Managing Director

Africa International Advisors

Head of Infrastructure, Digitalization and Energy Division

The African Union Development Agency (AUDA-NEPAD)

Senior Legal Counsel and Head

PPP/Infrastructure Portfolio at the African Legal Support Facility

Vice President

KfW IPEX-Bank’s sub-Saharan Africa

Investment Director Head of Investment Strategy

AIIM

Head of Origination & Deals

Johannesburg Stock Exchange

Infrastructure specialist

Ninety One

CEO

South African National Roads Agency SOC Limited (SANRAL)

Managing Director

Leap Group of Companies in Namibia

Executive Director

The PPP Unit, Ministry of Finance, Planning & Economic Development in Uganda

Executive Secretary of GWPSA-Africa Coordination

CEO of the Continental Africa Water Investment Programme (AIP)

Executive

DG Capital

Africa Special Programmes Lead; Clean Power, Green H2, Critical Minerals & Clean Cooking,

Climate Champions Team

Acting Head

ISA

Chief Investment Facilitator

Gauteng IDZ

Principal: Financial Sector Policy and Public Economics

Krutham

Managing Director / Founding Partner

Harmattan Renewables

CEO

NEPAD Business Foundation (NBF)

Chief Operations Officer

Richards Bay Industrial Development Zone (RBIDZ)

Director

Sciendum Academy

Group Executive, Project Preparation Division

DBSA

Head of Infrastructure and Transport Unit

AUDA-NEPAD

CEO

Malani Padayachee & Associates (Pty) Ltd

Programme Manager: Energy,

Green Cape

DDG Maritime

Department of Transport South Africa

Chairman

Board of South Africa’s Massmart Holdings Limited

President Region Africa

Robert Bosch

Association President

Chief Executive Officer

InfraCredit

Acting Chief Director

Hydrogen and Energy, Department of Science and Innovation

ICT & Chief Digital Officer

The Central University of Technology

CEO

Ecommerce Forum Africa (EFA)

Technical Manager

African Forum for Utility Regulators

Head of Research

AVCA

Hydrogen Business Development Manager

TÜV SÜD South Africa (Pty) Ltd

Principal

Brightwolves

Founder

Dave Wright Consulting

Director

Sector Head: (IM&T), Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr Inc

Chief Executive Officer

Lesedi Nuclear Services

Manager Project Development

Lesedi

Acting Head: Investment Promotion

Department of Trade, Industry & Competition

Consultant to the Parliament & CEO

Cabtree Limited

Sector Specialist: Transport & Logistics

Absa

CEO

ARIA

Director Sustainability

Head of Infrastructure Advisor

Minister of Infrastructure, Housing and Urban Development in the Republic of Zambia

Executive

BCX

Consultant

Digital Twin

Senior underwriter

ECIC

Group Executive: Origination and Coverage

Development Bank of Southern Africa (DBSA)

Sustainable Development Consultant

FTI

CEO

Lebalelo Water User Association

Director Smart Manufacturing Lead
PwC

CEO/Founder

DABG-Angola Business Group, SA

Practice Head for Network Industries

DNA Economics

Executive Manager

Trade and Investment KZN

Head: Infrastructure Finance for the Infrastructure Finance Unit

Infrastructure Fund (IF)

Head: Project Development Support Unit

DBSA

Head of Specialized Finance

Rawbank

Executive: Integrated Ecosystem

ASEZ – Atlantis SDZ

Founder & Co-Managing Partner

Infra Impact Investment Managers

Head of Infrastructure Africa

Climate Fund Managers (CFM)

Programme Manager

Infrastructure Pipeline Development & Management

Engineer

Hydrogen Energy Applications (HYENA)

Sustainability practitioner & Entrepreneur

Acting Chief Operations Officer

East London Industrial Development Zone

Acting Executive Manager

Trade & Investment KwaZulu-Natal

Head for Infrastructure

IDC