4G Capital: Wayne Hennessy-Barrett

– Founder & CEO

Wayne Hennessy-Barrett is the founder and CEO of 4G Capital, an innovative African fintech microcredit operating in Kenya since January 2012.

INSOTEC – Carlos Andrés Holguin

- Executive President

Carlos Andrés Holguín is the Executive President of INSOTEC, an Ecuadorian non-profit microfinance institution focusing on increasing access to financing for low-income microentrepreneurs in the country

Sistema.bio – Alex Eaton

- Co-founder & CEO

Alex Eaton is the co-founder and CEO of Sistema.bio, the leading clean energy and fertilizer infrastructure company for smallholder farmers in the world.

I-DEV International – Patricia Chin Sweeney

- Co-founder & Senior Partner

Patricia is the co-founder and a Senior Partner at I-DEV, and has led many of I-DEV’s global engagements in agriculture, clean energy, tech, and sustainable brands.

Twiga Foods – Peter Njonjo

- Co-founder & CEO

As the former President of Coca Cola West Africa and General Manager of Coca-Cola East Africa, Peter brings to Twiga the competency of building a successful FMCG business over 18 years across East and West Africa.

SolarNow – Willem Nolens

Managing Director

Willem has over 19 years’ experience in establishing and managing social enterprises in Africa, in particular in the field of microfinance and renewables. In 2001, Willem co-founded ProCredit Bank Ghana and then later became the MD.

ZOLA Electric (previously Off Grid Electric) – Bill Lenihan


Bill is an accomplished senior executive with a strong track record of improving companies and building enterprise value. He has a depth of experience across industries (technology, consumer, industrial, services) and functional areas

Sistema.bio – Camilo Pagés

- Co-founder & CPO

Camilo Pagés is Co-founder and CPO of Sistema.bio, his interest lies in manufacturing and product design innovation, as well as in increasing farms’ productivity through eco-technology with a focus on renewable energy and water harvesting.

Twiga Foods – Grant Brooke

Co-founder & Executive Director

Grant is an award winning Princeton TS and Oxford educated social economist who co-founded Twiga Foods in 2014 to reduce market fragmentation in the fresh produce market.