“Gateway CEO, V Shankar, speaks at the Africa & Emerging Markets Summit of the NASP Conference
Gateway CEO, V Shankar, spoke during the Africa & Emerging Markets Summit (“”AEMS””) portion of the recent NASP Financial Services Conference.
In a panel on “”Opportunities Across the [African] Continent””, Shankar joined Adam M. Cloud, Treasurer for the City of Hartford, CT, Anthony Hagan, Managing Director, Private Assets at Crewcial Partners, and Tariye Gbadegesin, Founder and CEO, ARM-Harith Infrastructure Investment Ltd.
The group discussed African investments (across asset classes) in the context of global opportunities, the macro drivers of robust African growth, and how risk is perceived and managed.
“The ocean is vast. All of us have a role to play, whether it’s private [capital], philanthropy, or the development finance institutions. Ultimately, it’s the African consumer, the African entrepreneur, the African countries that are going to benefit from all of this [investment].” – V Shankar