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Bolstering Public Policies for Vibrant and Inclusive Markets
Wednesday, 20 July
09:30-11:30, KICC TSAVO 1 room



Croft David

David Croft

Sustainable Development Director

​David Croft is Sustainable Development Director for Diageo, the global drinks company, where he is responsible for their work on environmental and social sustainability around the world, working with farmers, communities and manufacturers within an international supply network alongside Diageo's global manufacturing and marketing teams. Diageo works closely with farmers in many countries, developing new supply networks to support local manufacturing.

Previously with Waitrose, Kraft Foods, Cadbury and the Co-operative Group, David's roles included leading technical, marketing and sustainability functions in quality, safety, brand marketing, sustainability, and sustainable agriculture. He has led large multi-stakeholder partnerships on sustainable agriculture and development, working with farmers, governments and NGOs locally and internationally in numerous initiatives to improve supply chain standards and sustainable agriculture across the food sector.

David is also a member of the Food Ethics Council, and the Scottish Food Commission, and has contributed significantly to the development of the sustainable products market, launching new products and ranges, through marketing campaigns and supply chain development. 

Ferreira Paulo

Paulo Ferreira

Deputy Minister of Economy and Secretary of State for Commerce

​Paulo Ferreira is Deputy Minister of Economy and Secretary of State for Commerce in the Portuguese Republic. He has extensive knowledge and experience in regard to commerce and economics. His previous posts include Senior Economist in Banco de Portugal, the central bank of Portugal; Budget Counsellor in Portuguese Permanent Representation to the EU; Chairman of the Audit Committee in Águas de Portugal SGPS, holding company in water provision and wastewater treatment; Fiscal Affairs Specialist in the Steering Committee responsible for the delivery of the regional and local finance draft laws; Tax Official in Portuguese Tax Agency – Directorate General for Taxation; Economic Adviser to the Portuguese Minister of State and Finance in the Minister's Cabinet; Fiscal Affairs Specialist in the Working Group responsible for the delivery of the Budget Framework draft law, among others.

He has Master and Bachelor degrees in Economics from Faculdade de Economia da Universidade do Porto.

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Lamy Pascal

Pascal Lamy

President Emeritus
The Jacques Delors InstituteFrance

​From 2005 to 2013, Pascal Lamy served for two consecutive terms as Director General of the World Trade Organization (WTO). He was Chief of Staff for the President of the European Commission, Jacques Delors from 1985 to 1994 and European Trade Commissioner from 1999-2004. He was the CEO of Credit Lyonnais between 1994 and 1999. Mr. Lamy holds degrees from HEC School of Management, the Institut d'Etudes Politiques (IEP) and the Ecole Nationale d'Administration (ENA).

Pascal Lamy was appointed, in May 2015, interministerial delegate for the preparation of the French candidature for the Universal Exhibition 2025. He currently shares his activities between the think-tank Jacques Delors Institute, the presidency of the World Committee on Tourism Ethics, his participation to the Global Ocean Commission and to the Equitable Access Initiative (Global Fund for AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria), as well as different subjects related to international trade and economic affairs. He serves on the Board of Directors of the Fondation Nationale des Sciences Politiques of Paris, the Thomson Reuters Founders Share Company and the Center on Regulation in Europe (CERRE). He is also a member of the Advisory Board of Transparency International and of the Oxford Martin School, of UNITAID and of a number of international companies, member of the Business France Scientific Committee and affiliate Professor at HEC and serves as chair of the Global Agenda Council on global governance at the World Economic Forum.

Pascal Lamy also lectures on issues related to globalization, global governance, international trade, international economics, regional integration, Europe and France.

Long Amanda

Amanda Long

Consumers International

​Amanda Long is Director-General of Consumers International (CI), the world federation of consumer groups. With over 250 Member organisations in 120 countries, CI is building a powerful international movement to help protect and empower consumers everywhere.  Amanda believes consumer rights can be a major agent for positive change across the globe especially in an increasingly globalised and digitalised world. 

Amanda joined CI following a successful career working with blue-chip multinational FMCG corporations, small/medium-sized enterprises and the public sector.  Her sectoral experience includes retail, food, water and public utilities, health, agriculture and marketing/creative industries. During her career she has effectively championed pro-consumer issues and ethical business practice and has an exemplary track record in business, social enterprise and the public sector. She has pioneered corporate social responsibility within businesses and worked with global businesses and NGOs to forge unlikely partnerships to drive powerful change for the pro-consumer agenda.

She was shortlisted for the 'Public Service' category at the First Women Awards in 2011, hosted by the CBI and Real Business magazine, and was awarded the 'Responsible Business Game Changer' Award by HRH Prince Wales charity, Business in the Community, in 2012.

Tunya Bonney

Bonney Tunya

CNBC Africa

Mr. Bonney Tunya is CNBC Africa's (East Africa) Anchor. He has a wealth of experience moderating high-level financial and economic debates, such as the World Economic Forum – 'Road to Davos' Debates and presenting real-time African financial news. He is known to provide actionable market information, insightful and solution-seeking interviews and well researched features through CNBC Africa, which broadcasts to 48 countries across the African continent.

Prior to joining CNBC Africa, Bonney served as the business and general news anchor with the Kenya Television Network (KTN), hosting two daily television news shows. Before KTN, he was a rapporteur and content generator for the Picha Mtaani – UNDP project, in addition to hosting and producing the "Wednesday Night Live" show. Together with his work at CNBC Africa, Bonney also contributes to Forbes Africa magazine.

Bonney studied Journalism at the United States International University (USIU) Kenya, and is an alumni of the Reuters News Foundation, The Global Short Film Project and the African Media Initiative.