South Africa - Italy Summit

Building a Community of Leaders for Growing their Enterprises in the two Countries and Continents

Fourth edition
Tuesday and Wednesday, October 24-25, 2017
Hyatt Regency Johannesburg
Johannesburg – Sudafrica.

Summit Italia-Sudafrica 2017
The South Africa – Italy summit brings together an exclusive community comprised of CEOs, public authorities and leading economists from Italy, South Africa and all of Sub-Saharan Africa to fortify strategic and economic relations.

2017 South Africa – Italy Summit, last year’s sessions:
1. Decoding the change in the geo-economic scenario
2. Promoting rail and intermodal connections
3. Leaders of tomorrow
4. Investment in energy and infrastructure for a sustainable Africa
5. “Made in Italy” meets “Made in Africa”.

A gala dinner held at the Hyatt Regency Hotel (venue of the Summit) and welcoming cocktails at the residence of the Italian ambassador in Pretoria offered further occasions for meeting and sharing.
 On Thursday and Friday, October 26 and 27, other collateral events were organized to provide participants with concrete experiences related to the potential and opportunities offered by South African business (sector round tables, visits to companies, festivities to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the birth of Oliver Tambo and other activities requested by partners).


Confirmed speakers:
Paolo Borzatta (Senior Partner, The European House – Ambrosetti), Matteo Brambilla (Managing Director Africa, Building Energy), Rosetta Chabala (CEO, ZAMEFA), Marcus Cornaro (Ambasciatore per l’Europa in Sudafrica), Benedetto Della Vedova (Vice Ministro degli Affari Esteri e della Cooperazione Internazionale, Italia), Riccardo Delleani (CEO, Olivetti), Valerio De Molli (Managing Partner e Amministratore Delegato, The European House – Ambrosetti), Pietro Giovanni Donnici (Ambasciatore italiano a Pretoria), Alec Erwin (Presidente, UBU Investment Holdings; già Ministro delle Imprese pubbliche e già Ministro del Commercio e dell’Industria, Repubblica del Sudafrica), Siyabonga Gama (Group Chief Executive, Transnet), Mateyo C. Kaluba (CEO del Gruppo Industrial Development Corporation, Zambia), Vincent Lemaire (Country Leader South Africa, CLN-MA Group) Peter Malungani (Presidente, PEU Group), David Malemolla Makhura (Premier del Gauteng, Sudafrica), Luigi Michi (Direttore Strategia e Sviluppo, Terna), Riccardo Maria Monti (Presidente, Italferr), Felix Mutati (Ministro delle Finanze, Zambia), Tseke Nkadimeng (CEO, Afric Oil), Nomatemba Tambo (Ambasciatore sudafricano a Roma), Stergomena Tax (Segretario Generale, SADC), Lindiwe Zulu (Ministro per lo Sviluppo delle Piccole e Medie Imprese, Sudafrica).


Per ulteriori informazioni contattare:
➢ per i partecipanti europei:
Eleonora Magnani:  southafrica.italy.summit@ambrosetti.eu – Tel. +39 02 46753.303
➢ per i partecipanti sudafricani:
Nico de Kock: info@grownconsulting.co.za – Tel. +27 0861 102 182