​Part of Moving Africa Forward Platform

MAF Business Opportunities Networking Meeting, London2017
Wednesday April 5th at Marriott West India Quay

April 5th, 2017

Open Doors: 7:00PM

​​About The Meeting

We would like to take this opportunity to invite you to an Exclusive Business Event on Marriott West India Quay, Canary Wharf at 7.00pm to 10:30pm.

The agenda will be to meet like-minded decision makers who you can conduct Business Development opportunities with, as well as an interactive meeting session. Please feel free to extend this invitation to other CXO Level Management. Register and participate to access key business professionals, CEO’s, Entrepreneurs, Government officials, Exporters, Buyers and Sellers.

The primary objective of the event series is to accelerate private sector engagement and investment within Africa, to help develop new ties and partnerships, and to highlight the African opportunity.

​"Taking part in building a better Africa is our top priority"
MAF is the African international business platform to join for those concerned with doing serious business in Africa, the world’s last investment frontier. Indeed, MAF will provide the platform needed for public and private sector to network, discuss,  share knowledge and further advance African business expansion and investment projects.

Moving Africa Forward is a platform that will bring together a wide range of the foremost political and business leaders in Africa and across the world to discuss ways of enhancing pan African international trade and investment and promoting business climate with a major focus on the role of the private sector.

Africa’s economic prospects are bright and remarkably growing. “Moving Africa Forward” presents an invaluable opportunity to explore new ways to leverage its growth potential and to engage in rich discussions, productive meetings and enlightening sessions on how to accelerate investments, Business Expansions , create more jobs and sustain development.

The Meeting Agenda

  1. 7:00 PM
    Registration follow up with Cocktail reception.
  2. 7:30 PM
    Opening Speech
    Opening speech by MAF Platform followed by short speeches from Sponsors.
  3. 8:00 PM
    Motivation Speakers talking about how they make it happen in Africa.
  4. 8:30 PM
    Networking Break
    Networking coffee break where attendees can explore luxurious products available for purchase or orders and network with their peers and testing different luxurious drinks, food and smoke cigars.
  5. 9:00 PM
    Panel Discussion
    Panel discussion about challenges and opportunities in Africa.
  6. 9:45 PM
    Closing entertainment show with Africa jazz band playing traditional African music along side Cocktail reception and networking sessions.


  1. Chief Investment Officer
    Eric-Vincent Guichard
    Chief Investment Officer
    As CEO, Mr. Guichard advises global and sovereign institutional assets. He runs the Sovereign Solutions Practice which includes innovative macro solutions such as the Sovereign Debt Redemption Fund Ltd and the Pension Support Fund Ltd. Mr. Guichard received a 2009 Risk Innovator Award for Finance from Risk & Insurance Magazine.
  2. Global Head of the Food and Agribusiness Group
    Glenn Hall
    Global Head of the Food and Agribusiness Group
    Glenn Hall is the global head of Norton Rose Fulbright’s food and agribusiness group. He is a London based corporate lawyer with significant experience in cross-border corporate transactions including across Africa.
  3. Ex-Deputy Executive Director, Uganda Investment Authority
    Tom Buringuriza
    Ex-Deputy Executive Director, Uganda Investment Authority
    With over three decades of work experience working with Multi nationals, Donor organisations, Consulting and with Government, I offer a highly qualified result oriented, exposed resource adaptable to several situations of work. Additional training was accomplished in Psychometric analysis, finance, Operations management, training and many other areas.


The MAF Business Conference is a platform to build professional network, provide business insights and focus on supporting young entrepreneurs, innovators and SME organisations across all industries and creates a vital link for the Canadian investors and professionals to connect and expand network and business to Africa and vice versa. 
The platform combines business and lifestyle designed for professionals to meet interesting people, discuss ideas and build meaningful connections and business relationships. 

Get your business cards ready and start meeting people.  
Whatever your industry is, you’re invited!

Whether you are looking to meet industry experts or build

your network and expand your company’s business interest,
we provide you the platform to network and enable start-ups
to tap into the entrepreneurial community of United Kingdom
and bridge expansion to the African markets.
Who should attend?​

General managers
Senior level management
Members of the international investment community
From Sectors like Banking, Investmant houses, Insurance, Mining, Alternative Energy and IT related businesses.


If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to send us a message. 
Marriott West India Quay.
2 Hertsmere Rd, Canary Wharf, London E14 4ED, United Kingdom
+44 20 7093 1000