Ethico Live! Events

A selection of some of our conferences covering the global financial markets, across Asia, the Middle East and Africa. Click below to discover more:

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What makes Ethico Live!

Ethico Live! is uniquely positioned at the intersection of the global financial services industry with the drive towards ethical principles - and our exclusive focus enables us to reach our objective of being the global market leaders in this emerging high-growth space.

Ethico Live! specialises in the banking, finance, investments & insurance sectors and their increasing linkages with ethical finance, participation banking, Islamic economy, Environment, Sustainability & Governance (ESG), and Socially Responsible Investments (SRI) issues – and how these trends are creating profitable new business opportunities for our clients.

Ethico Live! translates the business of good into good business sense for all players in the global financial markets.

Ethico Live! is the result of a 25 year journey, which combines our experience of creating large-scale conference platforms across the Middle East, South East Asia, Europe, and Africa with a passionate commitment to innovation that reinvents the business conference format to deliver new forms of value for our clients.

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Ethico Live! It’s about standing out from the crowd to deliver new forms of value!

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OUR SPEAKERS

Market leaders. Global innovators. Key regulators. Industry game-changers. Mavericks and Titans. Here are just a few of the internationally renowned speakers who have contributed to advancing the industry dialogue by participating in our conferences:

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H.E. Ismaïl Omar Guelleh
President of the Republic of Djibouti
Head of Government
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H.E. Ahmed Osman
Governor
Central Bank of Djibouti
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H.H. Sheikh Salman Bin Khalifa Al Khalifa
Special Envoy - Kingdom of Bahrain
and Patron of the
Islamic Banking & Investment
Asia/Middle East Congress 2016
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Abdul Rahman M. Al-Baker
Executive Director - Financial Institutions Supervision
Central Bank of Bahrain
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H.E. Abdelrahman Hassan Abdelrahman Hashim
Governor
Central Bank of Sudan
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H.E. Getahun Nana Jenber
Vice Governor
National Bank of Ethiopia
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H.E. Khaled M. Al-Aboodi
Chief Executive Officer
Islamic Corporation for the Development of the Private Sector
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Mohamad Safri Shahul Hamid
Senior Managing Director & Deputy Chief Executive Officer
CIMB Islamic
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Dato’ Muzaffar Hisham
Group Head, Islamic Banking and Chief Executive Officer (CEO)
Maybank Islamic Berhad
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Ijlal Alvi
Chief Executive Officer
The International Islamic Financial Market (IIFM)
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Abdelilah Belatik
Secretary General
General Council for Islamic Banks and Financial Institutions (CIBAFI)
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Ashraf Mohammed
Assistant General Counsel and Practice Leader - Islamic Finance
Asian Development Bank
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Raja Teh Maimunah
Managing Director / CEO
Hong Leong Islamic Bank Berhad
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Omar Selim
Chief Executive Officer
Arabesque Partners
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Ebtisam Al Arrayed
Head of Regulatory Policy
Central Bank of Bahrain
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Dr. Jarmo Kotilaine
Chief Economist
Economic Development Board of Bahrain (EDB)
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Rushdi Siddiqui
Co-Founder & CEO
Zilzar
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Dr. Ahmed Al Jawhary
Chairman
Bahrain Asset Managers Association (BAMA)
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Nabil Hamadeh
Chief Executive Officer
Capital Growth Management WLL
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Shakeel Sarwar
Head of Asset Management
Securities & Investment Company (SICO)
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Anthony Mallis
Vice Chair at Disciplinary Committee
Bahrain Bourse &
Managing Principal
Mallis & Co.
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Fabian Kasi
Chairman
Uganda Bankers Association
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Gideon Badagawa
Executive Director
Private Sector Foundation Uganda
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Abubaker B. Mayanja
Managing Director
ABL Dunamis Ltd
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Shk. Issa Lukwago
Managing Director
Midsoc Finance & Investment House
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Lawrence K. Kiiza
Director, Economic Affairs
Ministry of Finance, Planning and Economic Development
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Admassu Yilma Tadesse
President and Chief Executive
PTA Bank
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Moinuddin Malim
Managing Partner
Alternative International Management Services
Yasser Saud Dahlawi
Founder and CEO
Shariyah Review Bureau
Afaq Khan
Global Islamic Banker
H.E. Dr. Sidi Ould Tah
Director General
The Arab Bank for Economic Development in Africa (BADEA)
Jaafar S. Abdulkadir
Head of Islamic Banking
KCB Bank Group
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In the Press

In order to genuinely advance the dialogue into action around key industry issues, the discussions must continue beyond the confines of the conference. Our alliances with powerful media channels, both traditional broadcast and print as well as innovators in the social media space, enable Ethico Live! to carry these breakthrough insights generated at our events into the mainstream arena of practical action. Below is a sample of some of our industry conversations that have grown out to reach the broader landscape of debate and action:

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Leaders' Quotes

Getting the right message across to the right audience. Industry leaders engage with our platforms to share keen insights that advance the conversation around key industry issues.

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H.E. Ahmed Osman
Governor
Central Bank of Djibouti

"Djibouti has exciting plans to transform its economy through an ambitious strategic plan: Djibouti 2035, which is based on the 4 key pillars of good governance; private sector led diversification; human capital development in the areas of education and health; and leading the way in strengthening regional integration. The strategically located country on the Horn of Africa already has one of the highest economic growth rates on the continent, with 7% forecast for 2015, and has successfully built the biggest port on the eastern coast while further pursuing its vision of becoming the logistics and commercial hub for the whole of East Africa. Djibouti is already well placed as the shipment port for Ethiopia, the second most populous nation in Africa, and recently concluded a US$2 bn power link that supplies 70% of Djibouti’s electricity needs. Djibouti is also rapidly becoming an important hub for Islamic finance in Africa, with strong support coming from the very top from H.E. Ismail Omar Guelleh, the President and Head of Government of the Republic of Djibouti and, in less than a decade, Islamic banks have captured a significant share of the market and are providing better access to financing. The Central Bank of Djibouti is leading the way in terms of driving the practical legal and regulatory framework and Djibouti’s strong commitment to Islamic finance is further cemented by its drive to connect with the broader world of Islamic finance as evidenced by the country recently securing membership of both the Islamic Financial Services Board (IFSB), and the General Council for Islamic Banks and Financial Institutions (CIBAFI). Djibouti is well placed to be an exciting growth hub for Islamic finance in Africa over the next few years."


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Abdul Rahman M. Al-Baker
Executive Director - Financial Institutions Supervision
Central Bank of Bahrain

“The asset management industry is poised to enter an exciting stage in its evolution in the GCC region. The shape of the wealth and asset management sectors in the GCC is unique and the last two decades have confirmed the region’s position as an important financial hub for wealth and asset management, as well as a key trading centre connecting East and West. Indeed, the financial services industry has made significant contributions to the impressive economic growth rates across the GCC.

However, global economic headwinds, created by uncertainties in China and the decline in oil prices, are challenging the international asset management industry to respond to this changing investment landscape. Nevertheless, positive prospects continue to attract capital to the region in search of hig-quality investment opportunities. Bahrain is already the Gulf’s most established fund distribution centre and is an internationally recognized financial hub, with the financial services sector in Bahrain being not only the largest sector of the non-oil economy but also the largest employer.

Against this dynamic backdrop, the Middle East Asset Management Forum (MEAMF 2016), is being launched under the patronage of the Central Bank of Bahrain and with the support of the Bahrain Asset Managers Association. Combining a highly innovative and interactive format with world-class speakers and more than 200 international delegates, MEAMF 2016 will tackle the most pressing questions that will drive the ongoing progress of the asset management industry across the dynamic markets in this region. The Middle East Asset Management Forum (MEAMF 2016) will take place on the 30th & 31st of May 2016 at the Gulf Hotel in the Kingdom of Bahrain, under the theme The Road Ahead in the MENA Investment Industry.”


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Ijlal Alvi
Chief Executive Officer
The International Islamic Financial Market (IIFM)

"The role of standard-setting bodies, such as the IIFM, is key in the ongoing successful international development of the Islamic financial services industry. IIFM plays an enabling role in market unification by developing best practices at the global level and achieving harmonization through its efforts to create a robust, transparent and efficient Islamic finance industry. The Islamic Banking & Investment: Asia/Middle East Congress 2016 presents a high-profile platform for IIFM to communicate new developments and we look forward providing briefing on technical aspects of Islamic hedging and liquidity management standards to the industry leaders from across Asia and the Middle East."




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Admassu Yilma Tadesse
President and Chief Executive
PTA Bank

“Djibouti has a bright future as a blue ocean economy and major hub for services, not only transportation and logistics, but others such as banking and finance, notably Islamic finance, for which there is much and growing demand in the region. With robust economic growth and increased demand for finance in Africa, and given the growth of Islamic finance internationally, Djibouti's positioning presents an attractive opportunity for the development of a significant centre for banking and Islamic finance, especially considering the gaps in financial intermediation in the immediate region. Realizing this potential will of course require a strong institutional framework and enabling macro-economy, as well as suitable incentives and smart public-private partnerships".

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OUR CLIENTS

We work tirelessly to move beyond the cliche of making our clients at the heart of everything we do. We engage with our Partners, Speakers, Delegates, Sponsors, Exhibitors and Media Associates to ensure maximum value-added - and always provide that special “human touch” that makes working with Ethico Live! such a successful experience. Below are just some of the international market leaders who have created value by working with us:


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Post Event Reports

But don’t just take our word for it! Hear directly from our clients on how our conferences have created value for our partners, speakers, delegates, sponsors, exhibitors and media participants:

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Experienced Leadership

Meet our seasoned team of industry professionals who combine deep industry knowledge with world class client delivery experience:

David McLean

President
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David McLean has more than 25 years experience in the global conference industry, having worked in a senior management capacity in Boston, Singapore, Dubai and Johannesburg for leading companies such as Informa plc (IIR), The Economist Conferences, MEGA and World Congress.

David also has 5 years of experience at Director level with Ernst & Young (EY) where he led the Centre for Business Knowledge with responsibilities for thought leadership and research initiatives in the Johannesburg offices of the global business advisory firm

The Ethico Live! senior management team has been handpicked by David and features talented and experienced leaders in the key roles of market intelligence, strategic partnerships and branding & communications.

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Sophie McLean

Senior Vice President

Sophie McLean has been serving clients with a passionate and energetic commitment to excellence for 12 years in the international conference industry.

Sophie’s expertise includes building long-term relationships with major international financial services clients and creating value for them across multiple event platforms with a special focus on markets across the Middle East and Asia.

Sophie drives the team to ensure that each client gets exceptional service combined with a personal touch.

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Prashant Odhrani

Vice President – Market Intelligence
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As Head of the Market Intelligence capability within Ethico Live!, Prashant leads the research team to ensure that the latest insights and business trends are translated into meaningful insights for your company.

Over the last 5 years, Prashant has established business relationships with some of the most outstanding thought leaders in the global financial services market.

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Ketan Ramesh

Vice President – Branding & Communications

As Head of Branding & Communications at Ethico Live!, Ketan and his team create powerful branding impressions for clients through effective media engagement programs and onsite branding innovations that ensure that the client’s profile and brand are always in the spotlight.

Ketan has 7 years of industry experience where he has reinvigorated conference branding and has a well-respected track record of creating a ‘WOW’ spectacle for clients.

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Shweta Gupta

Assistant Marketing & Operations Manager
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As Assistant Manager – Marketing Operations at Ethico Live!, Shweta works closely with the Head – Branding and Communication and ensures the deadline driven execution of the Marketing Action Plan for each event. She assists in developing and implementing the individual marketing strategies for each event, running a series of multi-platform marketing campaigns and managing the marketing budgets.

Her strengths encompass overall project management, streamlining complex marketing dependencies and processes, and handling problem areas through clear communication and Team Management skills.

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Amit Rawat

Senior Analyst – Market Intelligence

As Senior Analyst – Market Intelligence at Ethico Live!, Amit's work entails researching and producing insightful and current conference topics that form the basis for discussions at Ethico Live’s conferences.

Amit's core strengths are strong market research skills, topic generation and an ability to identify and engage key industry leaders and target audiences. He thrives whilst immersing himself in new sectors to ensure market-led, commercially viable conference content.

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Aditya Kumar

Web & Graphic Designer
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As Web and Graphic Designer at Ethico Live!, Aditya is responsible for conceptualizing, creating and executing branding and marketing campaigns across the full spectrum of digital, print and interactive channels.

Aditya is comfortable within fast-paced working environments, dealing with short deadlines and managing multiple projects simultaneously. His expertise also includes information design & usability analysis with a focus on cognitive thinking from a user standpoint.

Aditya is a web fronted specialist with a deep understanding of HTML5 / CSS3, and is well versed in Jquery, Wordpress, JavaScript, to name a few. He has a proven ability and strong skillset that enables him to manage large and complex projects and break them down into a process that will achieve the creative mission while remaining within budget and schedule and without compromising quality.

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Anil Arora

Conference Operations Executive

As Conference Operations Executive at Ethico Live!, Anil is responsible for performing tactical support tasks to ensure that our clients receive maximum value from our services.

As a client support professional with over 10 years of experience, Anil has undertaken a wide range of processes and activities in the core fields of Client Support, HR & Operations. Possessing strong numeracy and analytical skills, he is customer-focused and motivate others in his team to deliver an exceptional standard of service to our clients.

A result-oriented professional and a keen do-er with the ability to relate to the people across all levels in the organization, he is skilled in aligning our human resource and operations management practices with our clients’ business objectives.

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Ethico Live Limited is a UK registered company with its corporate headquarters at 110 Queen Street, Glasgow G1 3BX, UK. Through our on-the-ground presence in key centres across the world we are able to serve our clients in the global financial markets with high-profile international conferences in Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia.


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