Africa Islamic Finance Forum Opens Next Week - Last Chance to Book Your Place

Following the huge success of its previous two editions, each featuring over 600 delegates, the Ministry of Finance Nigeria in collaboration with the Islamic Corporation for the Development of the Private Sector (ICD), the private sector arm of IDB Group, will bring the Africa Islamic Finance Forum (AIFF) back to Nigeria 27-28th March 2018.

This exclusive event is designed specifically for the benefit of local and international market players to explore development opportunities in Islamic finance in Africa  focusing on building the market and exploring the huge potential through inward investment and international collaboration. It will cover;

  • Promoting partnerships between the public and private sectors
  • How Islamic Finance structures can open doors to new opportunities for funding
  • Regulation focus
  • Opportunities in Africa for non-African institutions
  • Approaches to Issuance of the First Ever Mortgage-Backed Sukuk Bond
  • Islamic Finance as a tool for development and growth and the interface between public and private sectors
  • The market outlook on opportunities for applying compliant finance structures throughout the African continent
  • Line of Financing
  • Best practice case studies
  • A special technical seminar focusing on Islamic Finance

Led by senior decision-making experts, speakers include:

  • Her Excellency Mrs Kemi Adeosun, Honourable Minister for Finance, Federal Republic of Nigeria

  • Andrew S. Nevin, Partner, FS Advisory Leader and Chief Economist, Project Blue Global co-Leader, PwC

  • Gbolahan Lawal, Lagos State Honorable Commissioner for Housing

  • Hassan Usman, Managing Director/CEO, Jaiz Bank

  • Basheer Oshodi, Group Head, Non-Interest Banking, Sterling Bank

  • Said Ben Afane Ibouroi, Senior Manager, Sub-Saharan Africa Trade Finance Department, ITFC

  • Modupe Famakinwa, Head of Corporate Funding, AFC, Brains and Hammers

  • Hajara Adeola, Managing Director and CEO, Lotus Capital

  • Dr Bashir Aliyu Umar, Member CBN Financial Regulator Advisory Council of Experts (Shariah Board) & Secretary, FRACE

  • Prof. Charles Inyangete, MD/CEO, Nigeria Mortgage Refinance Company Plc

  • Abubakar Suleiman, Executive Director, Finance and Strategy, Sterling Bank

  • Mamadou Barro, CEO, Tamweel Africa Holding

  • Modupe Famakinwa, Head of Corporate Funding, AFC

  • Alhassan Abdulkarim, Head of Corporate Banking, Jaiz Bank

Industry Support

Taking centre stage at the very forefront of Africas flourishing Islamic finance sector, AIFF 2018 continues to grow in support daily, attracting participation from many leading financial, business, technology, real estate and legal sectors companies. The event organisers would like to thank its key partners for their support including Sterling Bank, Brains & Hammers, Jaiz Bank, Nigeria Mortgage Refinance Company, SunTrust Bank Nigeria, Tamweel Africa Holding and Path Solutions.

With full government support and hosting some of the most influential decision-makers in the industry, this event is not to be missed.

Book Your Complimentary Delegate Place Now

Or Contact the Organising Committee:

Paul Gilbert email: telephone +44 1737 784950


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