SSE Talks on East Africa: The Importance of Large Companies to Economic Development

In a recent video production, I brought together experts on Economic development to discuss the opportunities in East Africa. The production is in more depth described at the Misum event page. The session started with a screening of an abridged version of the film, followed by a live Q&A with some of the experts interviewed.The video production was made possible with the help of financial support from MTI Investment SE, Scania, Swedfund and SWEACC. See both videos below.

East Africa Experts:

  • Dr. Martin Björkman Nyqvist, Misum Executive Director, Associate Professor at SSE
  • Dr. Willibrod Slaa, Ambassador to the Nordic Countries, the Baltics and Ukraine
  • Gunilla Carlsson, Director for African Venture Philanthropy Association (AVPA) and former Minister for International Development Cooperation
  • Eliavera Timoth, Marketing Manager, Scania Tanzania Ltd
  • Peter Stein, Africa expert and economist
  • Karin Kronhöffer, Director Strategy and Communication at Swedfund
  • Jan Furuvald, Chairman of Swedish East Africa Chamber of Commerce
  • Dr. Pontus Engström, Affiliated Researcher at SSE and co-founder and CEO of MTI Investment SE