Summit Agenda


Event Agenda

An insight to the day to day and hour to hour activities of the summit, with details about each program and the speakers.

8:30 am - 9:00 am

Arrivals and Registrations Live Welcome to Africa Social Impact Summit 2022


9:00 am - 9:10 am

Welcome Address to Africa Social Impact Summit 2022

Abubakar Suleiman

MD / CEO - Sterling Bank


9:10 am - 10:00 am

Keynote Addresses and Goodwill messages

Benedict Llewellyn-Jones

Deputy High Commissioner - British High Commission, Nigeria

Patricia Obozuwa

Vice President, Public Affairs, Communications, Sustainability - Africa - The Coca-Cola Company

Matthias Schmale

Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator - Nigeria - United Nations


10:00 am - 11:00 am

IMPACT INVESTMENT – Funding, Measuring Outcomes and Scaling Impact #INNOVATIVE REDESIGN

Etemore Glover

Project Lead - Impact Investors Foundation

Victor Mark-Onyegbu

Grants Lead - Africa No Filter

Dabesaki Mac-Ikemenjima

Senior Program Officer - West Africa - Ford Foundation

Adesuwa Okunbo Rhodes

Founder - Aruwa Capital Management

Joseph Nannna

Chief Economist - Development Bank of Nigeria

Ade Adefeko

Vice President, Corporate Governance Relations - Olam Nigeria

Odunayo Sanya

Executive Secretary - MTN Foundation


11:00 am - 11:15 am

Tea Break


11:15 am - 12:15 pm

EDUCATION – BUILDING BACK BETTER: Solving the Challenge of Quality and Access

Folawe Omikunle

CEO - Teach for Nigeria

Richard Olong

Regional Programme Manager North, East and Southern Africa - Oxfam

Obinna Ukachukwu

Divisional Head - Health and Education Sectors - Sterling Bank

Olawale Samuel

Regional Africa Hub Coordinator - USAID

Adetomi Soyinka

Programmes Director & Regional Portfolio Lead - Higher Education Programmes in Sub-Sahara Africa - British Council

Olu Salami

Head, Strategy, Investment Management & Corporate Performance - VFD Group Plc

John Edeh Onimisi

Director, Literacy and Development - National Commission for Mass Literacy, Adult and Non-Formal Education (NMEC)

Adekanla Adegoke

Head - Oando Foundation


12:15 pm - 1:15 pm

PRIMARY HEALTH CARE – Building Back Sustainably, Ensuring Equitable Access and Profitable Growth

Tinuola Akinbolagbe

CEO - Private Sector Health Alliance of Nigeria (PSHAN)

Janet Byaruhanga

Senior Program Officer - Health & Head of Health Unit - African Union Development Agency-NEPAD (AUDA-NEPAD)

Bankole Eniola

Executive Director - DFS Africa

Obinna Ukachukwu

Divisional Head - Health and Education Sectors - Sterling Bank

Olaokun Soyinka

Chairman - One Health Workers Fund

Mukhtar Muhammad

National Coordinator - Presidential Health Steering Committee for COVID-19


1:15 pm - 2:05 pm

CLIMATE ACTION – Structure, Regulatory Framework and Opportunities in Transitioning to a Circular Economy #SustainableFuture

Bankole Oloruntoba

CEO - Nigeria Climate Innovation Center

Matthieu Seguin

Managing Director - Nigeria Bottling Company Ltd

Dele Faseemo

Group Head - Energy - Sterling Bank

Sharon Ikeazor

Minister of State for Environment - Federal Ministry of Environment

Sean Melbourne

Head, Climate Change, Energy - West Africa - UK Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO)

Olusegun Odunaiya

Chief Executive Officer (CEO) - Havenhill Synergy Limited

Nneka Eze

Managing Director & General Partner - VestedWorld


2:05 pm - 3:05 pm

Lunch, Networking and Exhibitions


3:05 pm - 3:55 pm

Governance: Enabling policies and implementation monitoring to aid the SDGS

Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu

Executive Governor - Lagos State, Nigeria

Nasir Ahmad El-Rufai

Executive Governor - Kaduna State, Nigeria

Kenneth Amaeshi

Professor of Sustainable Finance and Chair in Transnational Governance (Global South) - European University Institute, Florence, Italy

Soji Apampa

Co-Founder - The Integrity Organisation

Daniel Ikuenobe

Country Director - Tony Blair Institute, Malawi

Emmanuel Etaderhi

Senior Vice President & Executive Secretary, Financial Centre for Sustainability - FMDQ Group


9:00 am - 9:10 am

Day 1 Recap


9:10 am - 9:30 am

Goodwill messages

Emeka Offor

Acting Executive Secretary/CEO - Nigerian Investment Promotion Commission (NIPC)


9:30 am - 10:20 am

Gender Empowerment – Levelling the Playing Field: Access to Opportunities for Expression, Investment, Self-Development, and Employment #HealToLead

Hansatu Adegbite

Executive Director - Women in Management, Business and Public Service (WIMBIZ)

Michael Ilesanmi

Senior Social Development Specialist - Africa Region - World Bank

Nneka Okekearu

Deputy Director - Enterprise Development Centre - Pan Atlantic University

Charles Usie

Country Director - Nigeria - PLAN International

Naomi E. Nwokolo

Executive Director - UN Global Compact Network Nigeria


10:20 am - 10:40 am

Tea Break


10:40 am - 11:00 am

Deal Room Introductions

Etemore Glover

Project Lead - Impact Investors Foundation

Olu Salami

Head, Strategy, Investment Management & Corporate Performance - VFD Group Plc

Nneka Eze

Managing Director & General Partner - VestedWorld


11:00 am - 12:40 pm



12:40 pm - 12:50 pm

General Feedback


12:50 pm - 12:55 pm

Summit Communique Presentation


12:55 pm - 1:10 pm

Vote of Thanks

Olapeju Ibekwe

CEO - Sterling One Foundation


1:10 pm - 2:00 pm

Networking and Exhibitions


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