The Voice of Business

PLENARY: The Voice of Business in Trade Policy

14 December
16:30 - 18:00
Tsavo Room Hilton


TDS LIVE PLENARY: The Voice of Business in Trade Policy

Session objectives 

The opening plenary of the NTBF will highlight the crucial role played by the tremendous rise of new generation industries in fostering growth and development in Africa and globally. Africa is fully embracing a new economic dynamic that connects the continent to global markets and deepens regional integration. The distinguished panel – comprised of African business executives from Africa and high-level representatives from government and IGOs – will highlight the fundamental shift unfolding in Africa and discuss challenges and opportunities of this new reality for trade policy.


  • Deputy Secretary General, United Nations Conference on Trade and Development
  • Executive Director, Department of Policy and Business Practices, International Chamber of Commerce
  • Finance Director, Techno Brain Group
  • Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, Standard Chartered Bank, Kenya
  • Board Chair, TMEA and CEO, Infotech Investment Group