Speakers

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Oduetse Andrew Motshidisi

Former Deputy Governor

Bank of Botswana

Oduetse Andrew Motshidisi is former Deputy Governor at Bank of Botswana.  He retired in January 2016, having been first appointed to the position in 2001.  Prior to that appointment, he had served in various capacities in the Bank, mainly in the reserves management function, where he was Department Director until 2000.
 
Mr Motshidisi was seconded to the International Monetary Fund between 2006 and 2007 as a Special Appointee in the African Department where he contributed on financial sector development policy for Sub-Saharan Africa.
 
Prior to joining the Bank of Botswana, he served as a Development Officer in the Government of Botswana and has had a brief career at United States Agency for International Development where he served as Assistant Project Officer.
 
Mr Motshidisi is a non-executive Director of Barclays Bank of Botswana Limited.
 
He obtained Bachelors degree from the University of Botswana (1982) and Masters degree qualification from the University of Wisconsin – Madison in 1985.  In addition, he has attended numerous short courses on reserves management, an Advanced Management Programme (Oxford University).

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Solomon Kavuma

Deputy Director, Reserves and Investment Management Operations

Bank of Uganda

Solomon Kavuma worked previously with the Macro Economic and Financial Management Institute of Eastern and Southern Africa (MEFMI) where he worked extensively with member central banks in building capacity in the areas of risk, reserves and domestic financial market development. Currently he is the Deputy Director in charge of Reserves and Investment Management Operations at the Bank of Uganda. He holds a Bsc (Stat/ Econ) degree from Makerere University and an MA from Brandeis University, Massachusetts, USA.

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Hatem Ibrahim

Assistant Sub Governor – Head of Risk Management

Central Bank of Egypt

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Mohamed Araar

Deputy Director of External Private Financing

Central Bank of Tunisia BCT

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Melvin Khomo

Head of Financial Markets

Central Bank of Swaziland

Melvin heads the Financial Markets Department of the Central Bank of Swaziland where his areas of responsibility include reserves management, government debt issuance, monetary policy implementation and treasury operations. He holds an Mcom degree in Financial Markets from Rhodes University. Prior to joining the Central Bank of Swaziland, Melvin worked at the South African Reserve Academy as Senior Lecturer responsible for Financial Markets. Mr Khomo previously worked for the South African Post Office Group and the Bank of Namibia as Treasury Asset-Liability and Fund Manager respectively. Mr Khomo has several years' experience in managing sovereign institutional assets mainly in global fixed income markets.