Meet The Keynote Speakers

The following are the keynote speakers for the main sessions

Jim Firnstahl, President, CBMC International
James D. Firnstahl is the president of CBMC International. He began his 30 year career in business as an international banking and capital markets professional in New York City with JP Morgan, Chase & Co. (formerly Manufacturers Hanover Trust Company) He then joined Wells Fargo Corporation managing three different finance divisions including business loan securitization. Jimholds a Bachelor’s Degree in International Relations from the University of Minnesota; an MBA from the Thunderbird School of Global Management and a Masters of Arts in Christian Thought from Bethel Seminary in St. Paul, Minnesota USA. He is also a Director of the Veritas Forum at the University of Arizona.

Bishop David Oginde, PhD
Dr. David Oginde is currently the Presiding Bishop of Christ is the Answer Ministries (CITAM), and the Chancellor of Pan Africa Christian (PAC) University. He holds a PhD in Organizational Leadership from Regent University School of Business and Leadership, USA, having graduated with a Masters in Leadership Degree from Pan Africa Christian University. Prior to this, he had graduated with a Bachelor of Architecture Degree from the University of Nairobi, and had also attended Trinity Evangelical Divinity School (Trinity International University) in Illinois, USA, where he undertook his Biblical Studies. Apart from his pastoral duties, Dr. Oginde is actively involved in speaking into and influencing national policies and issues related to governance and leadership in Kenya..

Mosotho Moepya, Commissioner, Independent Electoral Commission of South Africa
Mosotho Moepya joined the Electoral Commission of South Africa as a Commissioner in November 2018. Mr Moepya served as the Chief Electoral Officer of the Electoral Commission of South Africa for five years, until 2017, where he oversaw both the 2014 National and Provincial Elections and the 2016 Municipal Elections. He holds a B.Com and Higher Education Diploma from the University of the North, as well as an honours degree in Business Administration and an MBA, both from the University of Stellenbosch Business School.

Dr. Douglas Mamvura, Chairman, Corporate Momentum, Harare, Zimbabwe
Dr Doug Mamvura, is one of the most sort after marketing and turnaround strategist whose marketing career was birthed at Coca-Cola Central Africa.In 2011 he was honoured by the Marketers Association of Zimbabwe (MAZ) as the MAZ Outstanding Marketing Personality of the Year. He has received World Client of the Year award from Success Motivation Institute (SMI) based in Waco, Texas, USA among other numerous local and international awards. Doug is credited for having changed the face of banking in Zimbabwe by introducing innovative products such as international credit and debit cards, automated teller machines and promotion in the financial services sector as the first Head of Marketing at Standard Chartered Bank Zimbabwe. e has also written the first book on Marketing by a Zimbabwean entitled Marketing as a Calling which is currently being used by some of the local universities as a reference book for the Marketing course.

Meet The Workshop Speakers

The following are the Workshop Speakers


Alex Chisanga

Alex Chisanga is currently the Africa Director for CBMC Africa and has been involved with the ministry since 2000. He holds a diploma in church planting & world missions, as well as a Bachelor’s degree in ministry and is currently pursuing a Master’s degree in christian leadership. Prior to coming on staff with CBMC Zambia, he served as a pastor and worked for an IT Company.


Wouter Droppers

Wouter Droppers is the President of Europartners/CBMC Europe. He received his business experience in the automotive sector and worked in this business in different companies and management levels for 22 years. Prior to his current appointment with CBMC (2007), Wouter served as managing director within one of the largest automotive retail companies in the Netherlands, and was responsible for the Volvo and Land Rover brand within this company. In the meanwhile he studied theology and graduated as well.