Speakers

Hon. Arc. Olamilekan Adegbite

Minister, Ministry of Mines and Steel Development

Nigeria

Wumba P. Akapo

Managing Director

Akapo Jewels

South Africa

Kolade Akpata

Co-Founder

Noemdek

Nigeria

Labi Akapo

Chief Executive Officer

Akapo Jewels

South Africa

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Charles Betts

Group Managing Director

The Betts Group

United Kingdom

Emefa Cole

Jewelry Designers

Ghana/UK

Dion Dalton-Bridges

Head of Strategy & Communication

Mine Digital

Australia

Oumy Diaw

Art & Luxury Lifestyle Specialist

Senegal

Aida Diop

President

Women in Mining

Senegal

Melanie Eddy

Senior Lecturer

Central Saint Martin’s

UK/Bermuda

Mohmed Elelu-Bashir

Blockchain Consultant

Nigeria

Nere Emiko 

Chairman

Kian Smith Refinery

Nigeria

Kirsten and Koffi Essel

Founders

Third Crown Jewelry

USA/Ghana

Abiola Fasehun

Strategic Consultant

Luxury Jewelry Industry

USA

Lola Fenhirst

Jewelry Designer

Nigeria/France

Hadiza Garbati

Director

Kabara Community Development Initiative 

Nigeria

Monica Gichuhi

VirtuGems

Kenya

Laure Gnassou

Economist

United Nations

Hajia Hafsat

Founder

Hafsat Jewelers

Nigeria

Edward Johnson

Consultant

Edward Johnson Consulting

United Kingdom

Tekena Koko

Chief Executive Officer 

GoldTreasure Exchange Limited (Goltrex)

Nigeria

Segun Lawson

Chief Executive Officer

Thor Exploration

Nigera

Vania Leles

Founder

Vanleles Diamonds

United Kingdom

Boitshoko Kabile

Chief Executive Officer

House of Divinity Jewellery and Marketing and Communications 

South Africa

Chris Marcus

Arcadia Economics

USA

Frank Mugyenyi

Chairman

Minerals Africa
Development Institute (MADI)

Uganda

Inonge Mweene

Founder

Inonge Zita Jewelry

Denmark/Zambia

Mazzi Odu

Founder & Editor

Magnus Oculus

Nigeria

Nihma Odunuyi

Founder & Senior Lecturer

Lagos Jewelry School

Nigeria

Moyo Ogunseinde

Director

Aga Concept

Nigeria

Lolade Olubi

Wealth Creation Enthusiast

Nigeria

Niyi Omojola

Partner

Constant Capital

Nigeria

His Excellency Mr. Bachir Ismaël Ouédraogo

Minister of Energy, Mines and Quarries

Burkina Faso

Chris Powell

Secretary/Treasurer

Gold Anti-Trust Action Committee

USA

Jahleh Rosenkrantz

Cofounder

Rosenkrantz Africa & Zimbaqua Mines

Kenya/Tanzania

Nicole Smith

Secretary

Africa Gold Council 

Catherine Sutherland

Founder/Lead Consultant

Envision-Hub

Nigeria

Zehra Talib

Founder

Lead Consultant

Nigeria

Tim Tokun

Project Developer

Nigeria

Anita Udegbue

Freelance Brand Communications Specialist

Nigeria

Riaan VD Westhuizen

Managing Director

Allied African

Nigeria

Nichole Yembra

Founder & Managing Partner

The Chrysalis Company

Nigeria