Speakers

U.S.–Africa Energy Summit 2017
Collaborative and Partnership Opportunities in the United States
for Steady-State Supply of Electricity in Africa

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Olivier Kamanzi

Olivier Kamanzi

CEO of Africa Global Chamber of Commerce

Olivier Kamanzi is International Financial Sector Development Consultant, Capital markets expert, and Philanthropist. Currently, he is President & CEO of Africa Global Chamber of Commerce headquartered in Chicago. He is Founder and CEO of Globrock Financial Group Inc., a global management Consulting and investment advisory firm established in 2010 with its headquarters in Chicago. Globrock Financial Group has its subsidiaries both in US and Africa. He is former Deputy CEO of Capital Market Authority of Rwanda, former Senior Investment Specialist of Citigroup and Executive employee at JPMorgan Chase. He is Founder and Chairman of The Olivier Kamanzi Foundation – a public charitable organization.

Mr. Kamanzi assisted in establishment the Rwandan capital markets industry – a national project completed successfully with the creation of the Rwanda Capital Market Authority and Rwanda Stock Exchange – the first in kind. He initiated different policies and program including East Africa (Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania, Burundi, and Uganda) Regional Financial Market Infrastructure Development (Capital Market, Payment, Pension, and Insurance), Regional Capital Markets harmonization and integration policies, Rwanda Privatization and Tax Policies through Capital Markets. He was Member of Financial Task Force that supervised the East Africa Financial Market Infrastructure development and implementation of the Payment System in East Africa. He is fluent in six languages including English, French, Russian, Swahili, Kinyarwanda, Kirundi, and German.