AVCA Climate Change Roundtable

AVCA invites you to our inaugural Climate Change Roundtable - an exclusive forum to discuss the role of African private equity in tackling the climate crisis.



2:00 pm-2:10 pm : Introduction: Our Planet, Our Business - The Role of Business in Building a Sustainable Future

2:10 pm - 2:30 pm: Taskforce on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD): What is it and How Does it Relate to PE Firms?

2:30 pm - 2:50 pm: Panel Discussion: Climate Change and PE in Africa

2:50 pm - 3:10 pm: Fundraising for the Planet: Interview with a Climate Change Fund Manager

3:10 pm - 3:25 pm: Legal Risks of Climate Change for Investors

3:25 pm - 3:30: Closing Remarks 


  • Abir Attia, Director – Responsible Investing, AfricInvest
  • Michael Hall, VP – Responsible Investing, DPI
  • Teresa Hitchcock, Partner, DLA Piper
  • Andrew Johnstone, Founder & CEO, Climate Fund Manager
  • Alan McGill, Partner, PwC
  • Nicola Mustetea, Climate Change Manager, CDC
  • Enitan Obasanjo-Adeleye, Director – Research, AVCA
  • James Stacey, Partner, ERM
  • Pavel Teremetsky, Associate Director – Green Investments, EBRD


Wednesday, 9th October 2019 


2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Delegate Fee

AVCA Member: Complimentary

Non-AVCA Member: GBP£10


DLA Piper, 160 Aldersgate St, Barbican, London, EC1A 4HT


09 October 2019

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