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Brand Africa FORUM™ 2011

Proactive Leadership to Drive Africa's Growth, Reputation and Competitiveness

Dr. Jackie Chimhanzi , Consulting – Africa Leader, Deloitte; Sylvia Mwichuli, Communications and Public Affairs Director, AGRA (Kenya); Dr. Joseph S. Annan, Deputy Minister of Trade & Industry (Ghana); Prof. Richard Mkandawire, Head of Resource Mobilisation, Partnerships and Communications: NEPAD Agency; Prof. Keith Dinnie, author “Nation Branding” (Japan); Shakeel Meer, Divisional Executive: Corporate Strategy, IDC (South Africa); and Miller Matola, CEO Brand South Africa (South Africa).

Prof. Nick Binedell, Founding Director - GIBS; Dr. Dambisa Moyo (UK); Nigel Hollis, author “The Global Brand”; Dr. Simo Lushaba, Chairman, Sanibona Communications (Pty) Ltd (South Africa); Gary Alfonso, Managing Director, CNBC Africa (South Africa); David Haigh, Founder & CEO - Brand Finance (UK); Amadou Mahtar Ba, CEO - Africa Media Initiative (Kenya); and Tawanda Nyambirai, Chairman – Econet and TN Group (Zimbabwe).

Cedric Ntumba, Deal Executive, Capitalworks Investment Partners; Gertrude Kitongo (Kenya) – Brightest Young Minds; Ralph Baumgarten (South Africa) – Brightest Young Minds; Zamatungwa Khumalo (South Africa) - One Young World; Erik de Ridder (South Africa) - One Young World; Francis Ekii (Uganda) - African Leadership Academy; and Linda Rebeiz (Senegal) - African Leadership Academy.

Abdullah Verachia, Director – Frontier Advisory; Ajai Chowdhry, Chairman - HCL (India); Dr. Vijay Mahajan, Author, “Africa Rising”; Dr. MG Vaidyan, Regional Head (Africa) & CEO - State Bank of India, South Africa; James Mwangi, Global Managing Partner – Dalberg; Christine Jiang, Director – SEA Region Business Development Department - Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd; and Simon Freemantle, Senior Analyst – African Political Economy Unit, Standard Bank Research;

The Brand Africa FORUM™ is a platform for African and global decision-makers, thought leaders and influencers across academia, business, civil society and government and related agencies to interact, share ideas and opportunities that drive Africa’s growth, reputation and competitiveness.

The second Brand Africa FORUM 2011 hosted by Brand South Africa, featured amongst others, Professor Arthur Mutambara (Deputy Prime Minister of Zimbabwe), Vijay Mahajan (author of Africa Rising), Dambisa Moyo (author of Why The West Was Lost), and Keith Dinnie (author of Nation Branding), attracted over 300 pan-African decision makers, thought leaders, influencers and media.