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CFA Charter-Holders

CFA charter-holders who attend the full conference earn two (2) CE credits, including one (1) SER

paul boytonHead of Alternative Investments
Old Mutual Investment Group

Paul served articles with Deloittes and then was an investment banker at Investec.

He joined Old Mutual as the portfolio manager of the Old Mutual Life Funds and then as Head of Investment Views, formulating the investment house view and model portfolio for Old Mutual Asset Managers.

In 2004 he was appointed Head of Alternative Investments Boutique which is responsible for the group's investments in infrastructure, private equity, social impact investment and mezzanine debt. He chairs the Boutique's Investment Committee and serves on various boards.

speaker001Jonathan Jansen is Vice Chancellor and Rector of the University of the Free State and President of theSouth African Institute of Race Relations. He holds a PhD from Stanford University, the MS degree fromCornell University, and honorary doctorates of education from the University of Edinburgh (Scotland), Cleveland State University (USA), and the University of Vermont (USA, 2014). He is a Fellow of the American Educational Research Association and a Fellow of the Academy of Science of the Developing World. His book Knowledge in the Blood: Confronting Race and the Apartheid Past (Stanford 2009) was listed as one of the best books of that year by the American Libraries Association. His new book, Schools that Work, uses video-documentaries to capture what happens inside disadvantaged schools which nevertheless produce the best results in physical science and mathematics in South Africa. He also writes popular books like Great South African Teachers (with two students), We need to talk, and We need to act(2013); and is a columnist for The Times and Die Burger. In 2013 he was awarded the Education Africa Lifetime Achiever Award in New York and the Spendlove Award from the University of California for his contributions to tolerance, democracy and human rights. In May 2014 he received an honorary doctor ofletters degree at the University of Vermont and recently Knowledge in the Blood also won the Nayef Al Rodhan Prize, the largest award from the British Academy for the Social Science and Humanities, for its contribution to scholarly excellence and transcultural understanding.

peter bPeter is Head of Africa Private Equity at Standard Chartered Bank. He is responsible for SCPE's Principal Finance business across sub-Saharan Africa. He has 19 years of experience in private equity, consulting, and investment banking. He spent 11 years at McKinsey in South Africa and in the U.S., where he was a partner in the healthcare and private-equity practices. From 2006 to 2008, Peter was President of DJO, Inc., a Blackstone-led medical-devices LBO. Peter holds an MBA from Stanford, where he was an Arjay Miller Scholar, and a MA (Economics) from the University of Cape Town. Peter is a Chartered Financial Analyst.

tim flowerManaging Director, HarbourVest

Tim Flower joined HarbourVest's London-based subsidiary in 2008 to focus on European secondary investments. In 2010, he transferred to the Hong Kong subsidiary to establish and manage the secondary platform in the Asia Pacific region. Tim has a focus on both traditional and secondary direct transactions.
Tim joined HarbourVest after four years with Bridgepoint in London, where he was involved in several investments, including Alliance Medical, ERM, 1st Credit, and Diaverum. Tim also spent 18 months on secondment to the Bridgepoint Nordic team. Prior to that, he was an associate director of MCF Corporate Finance, where he focused on private equity transactions in Germany and the Nordic region. His previous experience also includes positions at Nordea Securities and Ernst & Young, where he received his ACA certification.
Tim graduated with a degree in Economics from the University of Nottingham in 1997 and speaks conversational Danish.

speaker004Principal: Business Development Group, Hamilton Lane

Daniel is based in London. He is a Principal and a member of the Business Development Group of Hamilton Lane, responsible for institutional investors in Europe, Middle East and Africa. He has more than 20 years of experience in the institutional investment world. Prior to joining Hamilton Lane, Daniel was a Senior Vice President at Morgan Stanley Capital International in London. He was responsible for European asset owners and investment consultants focusing on investment risk management, benchmarking and asset allocation. Prior to that, he worked as an institutional advisor at the German bank, Metzler. He also spent more than eight years at the advisory and brokerage firm, Hall International Partners, servicing large institutional investors. Daniel started his professional career as a research analyst at the Dutch bank, ABN Amro, in Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

Daniel received an M.B.A. from Henley Management College, UK and a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a major in Finance from Roosevelt University in Chicago.

speaker002Presentation Title: Unleashing Disruptive African Innovations

At 26 years of age, engineer Siyabulela Xuza is one of the new young generation of Africans who are committed to developing the continent's potential through disruptive innovations.

Xuza's interest in science was triggered in early 1994 when he watched a plane drop election pamphlets onto the rural village he spent time in as a child, a project led by Nelson Mandela to educate the country in democracy.
Siya began a project on a rocket fuel that led to an invitation to the 2006 Nobel Prize Ceremonies in Sweden and that was awarded a first place at the 2007 Intel Science and Engineering Fair - the world's largest youth innovation fair. In 2008, MIT's Lincoln Laboratory named a minor planet "Siyaxuza", found near the Jupiter asteroid belt, in his honor.

Siya has garnered numerous other accolades, including a fellowship in 2010 of the African Leadership Network and is the youngest member of the Africa 2.0 energy advisory panel. As a recent graduate of the Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, where he pioneered micro-fuel cells for mobile energy (distributed energy that could be used to power remote and rural areas).
Siya has returned to South Africa as an entrepreneur with a passion for developing solutions for the energy industry. A student of Mandarin and world music and a fan of the liberal arts, Siya is an enthralling speaker, innovator and thought leader.