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The Business Council for Africa and Invest Africa’s flagship event, The Annual Debate 2018 returns 24th April for its forth edition. It has established itself as an important platform for everyone interested in and committed to African business.

Rt Hon Mark Simmonds

Chairman, Advisory Board
Invest Africa


Chairman, Advisory Board | Invest Africa

Rt Hon Mark Simmonds was until recently The Foreign & Commonwealth office Minister with responsibilities for Africa, the Caribbean, UK Overseas Territories, International Energy and Conflict Prevention. He served as a Member of the UK Parliament for 14 years.

He now has a number of International roles including: senior consultant to Kroll, Deputy Chairman of the Commonwealth Enterprise & Investment Council and Chairman of the advisory Board of the Global Investment platform Invest Africa, Senior Advisor to Farallon Capital, Non-Executive Director of African Potash and Chairman of the Counter-Extremism Project (UK).