The Institute of Certified Investment and Financial Analysts (ICIFA) is set to host a hybrid investment conference on 7th and 8th October 2021.
The conference set for Mombasa will combine virtual and physical sessions for delegates who will be laying out strategies for investments in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic.
Speaking during the pre- event media briefing, ICIFA CEO FA Diana Muriuki Maina said the conference will be officially opened by the Cabinet Secretary National Treasury & Planning Amb. Ukur Yattani.
“This year’s conference will bring together business leaders drawn from the financial services industry. The delegates will explore different strategies for investment in the new normal” FA Diana said.
During the conference, captains of industry drawn will discuss various themes around doing business in Africa while connecting to opportunities offered by the continent.
“The conference is the platform for delegates to interact directly and virtually with regulators, partners, government representatives and potential clients as they share the opportunities and challenges faced when investing in Kenya and Africa at large.”, added FA Diana.
Delegates will also explore the resilience, inclusivity, and sustainability of all investments with a laser focus on how politics influences investment strategies.
Other key topics set for discussion include public investment strategies to spur GDP growth, The Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE) strategies to boost listings amid the Covid-19 pandemic, evaluating the impact of Covid-19 on the Kenyan financial markets, regulatory measures to boost retirement planning in the new normal among others.
Editors Notes ICIFA is the professional Investment and Financial Analysts’ body mandated by law to regulate the Investment and Financial Analysis profession in Kenya, being the only body authorized by law to register and grant practising certificates to Certified Investment and Financial Analysts (CIFAs) in Kenya both in private and public practice under the Investment and Financial Analysts Act (No.13 of 2015).
We are dedicated to providing region-wide network and promoting the role of the profession in the fields of investment and financial analysis, pension funds, asset management, corporate finance, investment and finance training, fund management, financial advisory, wealth management, real estate investment, insurance investment advisory, capital markets operations, and investment banking among others. ICIFA provides highly skilled, competent, competitive professional expertise in all sectors in the investment and finance industry.
We are globally affiliated to Association of Certified International Investment Analyst (ACIIA) based in Switzerland, the African Securities Exchange Association (ASEA) and the Association of Professional Societies in East Africa (APSEA).
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