Tuesday and Wednesday, October 29-30, 2019
The Maslow Hotel, Johannesburg – South Africa

South Africa-Italy Summit/Indaba 2019

Save the Date

Draft program 2019

Cultural Events

Side Events 

Members of the Advisory Board

Speakers confirmed


Paolo Borzatta (Senior Partner,
The European House – Ambrosetti)
Valerio De Molli (CEO and Managing Partner,
The European House – Ambrosetti)
Ragendra de Sousa (Minister of Industry and Trade, Mozambique)
Lorenzo Fioramonti (Minister of Education, University and Research, Italy)
Enrico Letta (Dean of Paris School of International Affairs, Sciences Po, France)
David Makhura (Premier, Gauteng Province)
Trevor Manuel (Chairman, Old Mutual)
Omar Mithà (CEO, National Hydrocarbons Company, Mozambique)
Luis Troso (CEO, SANEP Group, Angola)
Mthuli Ncube (Minister of Finance, Zimbabwe)
Mario Pezzini (Director of the OECD Development Centre)
Lapo Pistelli (Executive VP for International Affairs, Eni)
Jean-Claude Lasserre (CEO South Africa & Sub Saharan Africa, Saint-Gobain; President Conseillers du Commerce Extérieur de la France (CCEF) in South Africa)
Annabel Bishop (Group Chief Economist, Investec)
Stefano Manservisi (Director General for International Cooperation and Development, European Commission)
Herman Mashaba (Executive Mayor, City of Johannesburg)
Naledi Pandor (Minister of International Relations, South Africa)
Markus Thill (President, Africa Region, Bosch)
Christopher Yaluma (Minister of Commerce, Trade and Industry, Zambia)
Khumbudzo Ntshavheni (Minister of Small Business Development, South Africa)
Cécile Billaux (Head of Unit at the Directorate General for Trade, European Commission)
Riina Kionka (Ambassador of EU to South Africa)
Stavros Nicolaou (Senior Executive, Strategic Trade, Aspen Pharmacare)