Coenraad Vrolijk, Regional CEO of Allianz Africa, shares thoughts on the African-European economy

June 14, 2021

On June 9, 2021, Coenraad Vrolijk, Regional CEO of Allianz Africa, participated in a high-level roundtable, organized by Global Perspectives Initiative (GPI) and its CEO, Dr Ingrid Hamm, with the support of Robert Bosh Stiftung, the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Mo Ibrahim Foundation and McKinsey Global Institute.

Gathered around HE Dr Frank-Walter Steinmeier, President of the Federal Republic of Germany and HE Macky Sall, President of the Republic of Senegal, world-level personalities discussed in 2 panels around the topics of "African-European Covid-19 Recovery" and "African-European Green Transitio

With them, Coenraad has shared thoughts on “the ability of African insurers and pensions funds to be substantive African investors, if only the local regulations are more flexible in terms of deployment across borders”

In the same vision, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Director General of World Trade Organization, Dr Mo Ibrahim, Founder of Mo Ibrahim Foundation, Prof. Dieter Kempf, Vice-President of BDI, the Federation of German Industries, Armin Laschet, Chair CDU and Dr Vera Songwe, Executive Secretary of United Nations Economic Commission for Africa, successively shared their point of view on the economy and development of Europe and Africa.

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