Webinar: The impact of corruption on FDIs and DFIs.
Topic: The impact of corruption on Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) and Development Finance Institutions (DFI) and the role of DFI’s in tackling corruption.
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Meet our speakers
Mr. Deepak MalikCEO of Arise
Mr. Malik is currently the CEO of Arise has extensive experience and knowledge in the investment and financial services sector in Africa. He joined Norfund as an Investment Director in 2003, where he was instrumental in promoting Norwegian investments in Southern Africa and the region. He also served as the Head of Department – Financial Institutions and was a part of the Management team of Norfund. Prior to joining Norfund he fulfilled the role of CEO of DBZ (Development Bank of Zambia) and other senior executive positions in ZCCM (Zambia Consolidated Copper Mines Limited).
Mr. Malik who serves on various local and international boards also holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) from the University of Delhi, India and is a qualified Chartered Accountant.
Mr. Derek Hanekom Former South African Minister of Tourism, Chair of the Ahmed Kathdrada Foundation and SA Presidential Investment EnvoyMr. Derek HanekomFormer South African Minister of Tourism, Chair of the Ahmed Kathdrada Foundation and SA Presidential Investment Envoy
Ms. Lerato Mbele Business Presenter for BBC World Television (Host of “Talking Business Africa” and “Talking Business Africa”.)Ms. Lerato MbeleBusiness Presenter for BBC World Television (Host of “Talking Business Africa” and “Talking Business Africa”.)
Lerato Mbele is a business presenter for BBC World Television and is the host of “Talking Business Africa” and “In Business Africa” on BBC World Television. These are programmes that showcase the wealth of opportunities, innovation and talent that Africa offers as an investment destination.
Lerato and team form part of the BBC’s Global Business Unit. Their focus is on the Africa region and they are responsible for all coverage of economic news output from Africa for television. Lerato joined the BBC in 2012 and began as the co-presenter of the Newsday, a radio show aimed at raising the profile of Africa in the broader agenda of
world news and current affairs. In that year Lerato has reported for the BBC and presented shows from the USA, Switzerland, London and parts of Africa.
Prior to joining the BBC, Lerato was a senior business anchor for CNBC Africa, and before that as a prime-time news & current affairs anchor on SABC 3.
Lerato Mbele was named a “Young Global Leader” by the World Economic Forum, a ‘New Generation African Leader’ by the African Leadership Network, she has been voted one of “100 most influential South Africans” by the Star newspaper and has been called South African Champion on social media (SAFM & Ashraf Garda’s Champions initiative)
She has spoken and moderated televised debates at amongst others the World Economic Forum on Africa; the World Bank & IMF; the African Development Bank; the Africa Investment Forum, Nigerian Economic Summit Group in Abuja-Nigeria and many other platforms supporting investment into the African continent.
Lerato Mbele also worked briefly as a political analyst and during that time, she was co-editor of the book Designing Democracy, published under the auspices of the Ford Foundation and SAIIA. The book was a collection of research and views on contemporary political systems and challenges to democracy in Africa.
Lerato is a Chevening Scholar and graduated with an MSc Development Studies from SOAS at the University of London. Her BA was completed at the University of Cape Town and Honours completed at Stellenbosch University.
Prof. Mthunzi Mdwaba Co-Founder, Board Member and Chairman of SANA, IOE Vice President to the ILO, Vice Chair of ILO, IOE Chair of Business Human Rights, Chair of ProductivitySA.Prof. Mthunzi MdwabaCo-Founder, Board Member and Chairman of SANA, IOE Vice President to the ILO, Vice Chair of ILO, IOE Chair of Business Human Rights, Chair of ProductivitySA.
Chairman, Board Member and co-founder of SANA. He is the IOE VP to the ILO, Vice-Chair of the ILO, IOE Chair of Business Human Rights, and Chair of productivity. Mr. Mdwaba is also the founder, President, and CEO of TZoro IBC that operates across 27 countries, dedicated to Computer Technical Training Solutions (the largest partner for Cisco and Microsoft). He has held the position of the Chairman of Employer Organisations, namely and for two terms as President of the ITA (Information Technology Association. He was a board member of the Business Women’s Association in South Africa, Vice President for Professionals that comprised members of the professional organizations of Business Unity South Africa, and Vice President of the Uni-sectoral Sector.
Mr. Mdwaba holds a Baccalaureus Artium (B.A.) degree and Baccalaureus Legum (LL.B.) degree from the University of the Witswatersrand (WITS) and is an Adjunct Associate Professor of Law at the University of the Western Cape, South Africa.