Past Speakers

Adebayo Adeleke

Principal and Senior Supply Chain Consultant, Epot, Nigeria


Andrew dos Santos

Director, CLX, South Africa


Dominique Zwinkels

Executive Manager,
People That Deliver, UNICEF, Denmark


Azuka Okeke,

Regional Director, Africa Resource Centre, Nigeria


Benard Odote,

Group Managing Director, House of Procurement, Kenya


Christian Nkana,

Global Supply Chain & Lean Six-Sigma Professional, Luxembourg


Steven Okana,

End to End International Supply Chain & Logistics Operations Specialist, UK


GG Alcock,

Author, KasiNomic Revolution: The Rise of African Informal Economies, South Africa


Jaco Maass,

General Manager, SHIFT DX, South Africa


Kay Odepe,

Supply Chain Manager, Bayer, USA


Mwawi Phiri,

Senior Manager Procurement & Logistics, MTN, Zambia


Prof dr Finn Wynstra,

Professor Purchasing and Supply Management, Head of SCM Section, Erasmus University, Netherlands


Prof Olinga Ta’eed,

Chief Executive Editor, Frontiers in Blockchain, UK


Ramatu Abdulkadir,

Executive Secretary, Kaduna State Health Supplies Management Agency, Nigeria


Ruben Lawrenz,

Planning Manager, Protea Chemicals, South Africa


Ifeanyi OJOH,

Strategic Sourcing and Category Management – Technology, eBusiness & Digital Transformation, FBNHoldings Plc, Nigeria


Clayton Thomas,

Managing Director, Industrial Logistics Systems, South Africa


Martin Bailey,

Chairman, Industrial Logistics Systems, South Africa


Kefilwe Nameng,

Group Procurement Manager, Clinix Health Group, South Africa


Sally-Anne Kasner,

Co-founder, African Circular Economy Network, South Africa


Susanne Karcher,

Co-founder, African Circular Economy Network, South Africa


Hilary Itela,

Head of Operations & Supply Chain & Logistics, MultiChoice, Kenya


Prof. PLO Lumumba,

Professor of Law, Advocate of the High Courts of Kenya and Tanganyika and Founder of the PLO Lumumba Foundation, Kenya


Grant Swanepoel,

Senior Advisor, CHAINovation,
South Africa


Malyse Uwase,

Director, Health & Partnerships, Kasha, Rwanda


Chris Oanda,

Founder Chairman, Kenya Institute of Supplies Management, Kenya


Sheila Birungi,

Planning Manager, Coca-Cola Century Bottling Company, Uganda


Izak Maritz,

Country Planning Manager, Coca-Cola Namibia Bottling Company (Pty) Ltd


Clement NGOMBO,

Associate Director-Senegal, Global Health Supply Chain Initiative, Association for Supply Chain Management (ASCM), Senegal


Chris Whyte,

Sustainability & Circular Economy Strategist, South Africa


Bezawit Gizaw,

Ethiopia Chapter Lead, African Circular Economy Network, Ethiopia


MJ Schoemaker,

CSCP CPF, Owner/Director, ProscE2E


Peter Njonjo,

Co-Founder and CEO, Twiga Foods, Kenya


Gary Benatar,

Founding Partner and CEO, Relog, South Africa


Chantalle Wilson,

Executive Leadership Coach, South Africa


Freddy Nkosi,

DRC Country Director, VillageReach, Congo (DRC)


Lucilo Williams,

Technical Director, Last Mile Supply Chain Project, VillageReach, Mozambique


Tapiwa Mukwashi,

Senior Manager Supply Chain, VillageReach, South Africa


Tayo Ilori,

Director Supply Chain Operations, Honeywell Flour Mills Plc, Nigeria


Evanson Njomo,

Procurement Officer, UN Women, Kenya


Dr Bola Afolabi,

President/CEO, Canal International Services, Nigeria


Dr Tett Walters,

International Consultant – Competition Law & Public – Private Partnerships Arrangements, UN, Ghana


Dr. Newton Demba (FCILT, CIPP),

CILT International Vice President & Chairman, Africa Forum


Gladys Mwale,

CEO, MIPS, Malawi


Dr Obiora Madu,

Director General, African Centre for Supply Chain, Nigeria


Kwame Prempeh,

Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Public Procurement Authority, Ghana


Ken Titmuss,

Educator, Supply Chain, Operations and Materials Management, South Africa


Brian Chongo Kambole,

Senior Manager Procurement and Stores, ZESCO, Zambia


Noel Sandukiya,

Vice President, Zambia Institute of Purchasing & Supply, Zambia


Dumi Jere,

Chief Executive Officer,  AfriCatalysts, Deputy Chairman, AHG Global


John Mannino,

Procurement Officer – TTL CBA PC, IFC, World Bank Group, USA


Hady Agina,

Founder Member (Chair), CIPS, Egypt


Tonya Lamb,

Stakeholder Engagement Relationship Management, SAPICS, South Africa


John Karani,

Chairman, KISM, Keny


His Excellency Prof. Dr. Ambassador Tal Edgars,

Currently Group Executive Chairman, GBSH Consult Group Worldwide, Chairman Africa Pillar Awards, Special Envoy, UNSC


Christelle Marais,

Sustainability Lead, IQBusiness, South Africa


Kobus van der Wath,

Founder and CEO, Axis Group International, China


Ayan Chakraborty,

Senior Director and Head of Value Advisory for Spend Management; South Europe, Middle East & Africa, SAP Ariba


Gabriel Werner,

VP Solutions Advisory, Blue Yonder, UK


Ladi Stephen,

Angola Country Director, USAID Global Health Supply Chain – Procurement and Supply Management Project, Chemonics International, Angola


Anne Githuku-Shongwe,

UN Women Representative, UN Women South Africa Multi-Country Office


Patrick Graham,

Vice President Customer Success, MEA, Blue Yonder


Dr Amit Thakker,

Chairman, Africa Health Business, Kenya


Emmanuelle Assy,

Procurement Services Manager, UNICEF, Congo (DRC)


Dr Morne Mostert,

Director: Institute for Futures Research, University of Stellenbosch, South Africa


Ingrid du Buisson,

Deputy Chairperson, SCM Council, South Africa