Meet our


More details about speakers for the 2019 Summit will be posted in April.

The Nordic-African Business Summit is the Nordic region’s leading business conference focusing exclusively on African markets. Meet business executives, policy makers – and perhaps your future business partner at the summit with 400 delegates from more than 35 countries.

H.E Cyril Ramaphosa

President, Republic of South Africa

H.E. Ine Eriksen Søreide

Norwegian Minister of Foreign Affairs

Mr. Strive Masiyiwa

Founder and Chairman of the Econet Group
Rohitesh Dhawan

Mr. Rohitesh Dhawan

Director, Global Energy and Natural Resources, And Head of partnerships, EGX, Eurasia Group
Ifeyinwa Ugochukwu

Ms. Ifeyinwa Ugochukwu

CEO, The Tony Elumelu Foundation
Arnold Ekpe

Mr. Arnold Ekpe

Non-Executive Director, Crown Agents Bank Ltd
David Pilling

Mr. David Pilling

Africa Editor, Financial Times

Mr. Hendrick du Toit

Joint CEO, Investec Group

Ms. Ylva Lindberg

EVP Communication and Strategy, Norfund

Lord Dr Hastings of Scarisbrick CBE

Former Global Head of Citizenship, KPMG

Mr. Lanre Akinola

Editor, Nurmura

Some of our

Previous Speakers

H.E. Patrice Talon

President of Benin

Ms. Arancha González

Executive Director, International Trade Centre (ITC)

Dr. Mo Ibrahim

Chairman, Mo Ibrahim Foundation

Dr. Frannie Leautier

Chief Operating Officer, Trade & Development Bank (TDB)

Mr. Yaw Nsarkoh

Executive Vice President Ghana and Nigeria, Unilever

Ms. Razia Khan

Chief Economist, Africa, Standard Chartered Bank

Mr. Chudi Obianwu

Infrastructure Investor, A.P. Moller Capital

Mr. Chad Larson

Co-founder, Mkopa

Ms. Helen Hai

CEO, China Africa Consulting Ltd

Mr. Svein Tore Holsether

President and CEO, Yara International

Mr. Amadou Hott

Vice-President Power, Energy, Climate Change and Green Growth, AfDB

Ms. Ebi Atawodi

General Manager, Uber Nigeria

Mr. Thabo Mbeki

Former President, Republic of South Africa

Mr. Mohammed Dewji

CEO, MeTL Group

Dr. Fatih Birol

Executive Director, IEA

Dr. Manu Chandaria

Chairman, Chandaria Foundation