Promoting the voices of companies
in Europe & Africa
to achieve concrete outcomes


Koen Doens

Director General, DG INTPA, European Commission

Jean-Marc Peterschmitt

Managing Director, Industry, Commerce & Agribusiness, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development

Albert Muchanga

AU Commissioner for Trade and Industry

Josefa Leonel Correia Sacko

AU Commissioner for Agriculture, Rural Development, Blue Economy and Sustainable Development

Charlina Vitcheva

EU Director General for Maritime Affairs and Fisheries, DG MARE, European Commission

M. Chakib Alj

President, CGEM

Mohamed Benchaâboun

Director General, Moroccan Sovereign Fund

Jean Van Wetter


Abou Dosso

Ambassador of Côte d’Ivoire to the Kingdom of Belgium and the European Union, and Ambassador to the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg

Asma Ennaifer

VP, Managing Director of Orange Digital Center Foundation

Hanan Sakr

Head of Private Sector engagement, COP28 Secretariat

Christophe Yvetot

UNIDO Representative to the European Union, the European Investment Bank, OACPS, Belgium and Luxembourg

David Weiss

Up-Scaling Programme, KfW – DEG

Flavien Kouatcha

Managing Director, “Save our agriculture”

Johannes Bochdalofsky

Co-Founder & Project Lead, SeaH4

Franc Kamugysha

CEO, Ecoplastile

Fatime Kante

Senior Economist, Blue Economy Department, Republic of Seychelles

Shada Islam

EU Analyst

Lyubov Pronina

Journalist, Bloomberg News 

Arnaud Thysen

Director General, European Business Summits


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Agriculture and Supply Chain
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Energy and Sustainability
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Infrastructure, Investment and Finance
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Trade and International Partnerships

“The executive team in Brussels has made Africa a priority. Collaboration with the continent will be based on equality. “

Joanna Drake

Deputy Director – DG ENVI, European Commission

“For its development, Africa does not need more aid but it needs investments”

Leila Farah Mokaddem

Country Manager, African Development Bank

“Listing problems is one thing, defining priorities is another”

Ibrahim Guimba-Saidou

Minister – Special Advisor of the President of Niger


Arnaud Thysen


+32 (0) 2 645 3 482

Baiba Petrusevica

Partnership Manager

+32 (0) 2 645 3 488

Fabrizio Delage Paganini

Associate Adviser


Awad Chamas

Associate Adviser