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Our advisory board is a new initiative for the Infrastructure Exchange’s Africa Road Infrastructure and Investment Congress 2019. The committee have been recruited specifically to help us improve our engagement with key stakeholders, better represent the voice of Africa when it comes to shaping the event’s content and various programmes and as well to advise us on navigating the ever changing political climate in Africa.

The advisory board will help the team through advisory panel meetings and calls taken on a regular basis. The advisory board will be present at the Road Infrastructure and Investment Congress in Nairobi, not only to advise us on site but also to assist on some aspects of the agenda and speaker profiling.

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Emeka Agbasi,

Director and Head, PPP and Asset management, Federal Roads Maintenance Agency, Nigeria

Dr Agbasi is a civil engineer and holds MSc/DIC (Concrete Structures) and PhD (Civil Engineering) degrees from Imperial College, London and University of London respectively and a post-graduate certificate in Engineering Management from University of Bath Management School, UK.  He obtained his BEng (Civil Engineering) and MEng (Materials & Construction) degrees from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka.  He is a UK certified PRINCE 2 practitioner, APMG certified PPP Professional and has attended several courses including management and leadership course at Sloan School of Management, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), USA.

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Mercy Wairua,

Legal Counsel, Mota-Engil Africa, South Africa

Mercy is an infrastructure and project finance lawyer with Mota-Engil Africa’s business development team advising on projects across Africa. She is currently involved in infrastructure projects at various stages in Malawi, Uganda, Ghana, Zimbabwe, Nigeria, Mozambique, Rwanda and Kenya.

Before joining Mota-Engil, Mercy was an associate at Hamilton Harrison and Mathews where she advised both private and public sector parties on transport and energy infrastructure projects in Kenya. 

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Hoda Moustafa, 

Head of Africa, Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency

(MIGA), Senegal

Hoda Atia Moustafa is the Head of the Africa Regional Office of the Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (MIGA), the political risk insurance and credit enhancement arm of the World Bank Group. She is responsible for enhancing MIGA's support for the private investors in Africa and strengthening key partnerships.


Previously, Ms. Moustafa was Senior Counsel in the Legal and Claims Group at MIGA, where she worked closely with underwriters to structure political risk guarantees in the context of international investments in developing member countries. Her sector focus is energy, infrastructure and financial sector projects, with a regional focus on the Middle East.

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Anthonia A. Ekpa (BA, MA, MSc , PhD), 

Director , Road Transport & Mass Transit Administration,

Federal Ministry of Transportation, Nigeria

A top public servant in Nigeria's Government with extensive academic and professional experience in Governance, Development Management and Public Administration. Has acquired academic qualifications and specialization from four Universities in Language Management and Communications as well as Pubic Sector Reforms. A trained administrator and communications specialist with extensive experience derived from the World Bank's Governance and Communications Programmes and practical responsibilities in the Management of Reform Communication in Nigeria's Pubic Service

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The ARIIC 2018 was AWESOME! The discussions were very interesting.


Sylvester Kasuku




Please reach out to the Infrastructure Exchange Team

with your enquiries.

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Dr Ester Khosa,

Chair of the Zimbabwe Energy Regulatory Authority (ZERA), Zimbabwe

Dr Ester Mpandi Khosa is the current Board Chairperson of the Zimbabwe Energy Regulatory Authority (ZERA) and a Member of the University Council with the Zimbabwe Open University.


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CPA Judith A.M. Nyakawa,

Acting Director,PPP Unit, The National Treasury & Planning, Republic of Kenya

Judith is an alumnus of the University of Nairobi, Daystar and USIU-Africa. Prior to joining the Unit, Judith worked previously as an auditor( independent and internal audit) and has managed the Finance function in various ministries in Government. She is a member of the Institute of Certified Public Secretaries of Kenya and represents the CS/ National Treasury and Planning in various boards.





For further information on the advisory board opportunities, please contact Claire Volkwyn:

+27 (0) 82 859 1753 or email​

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