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Welcome to PIA

Private Investors for Africa (PIA) is a business coalition that was founded over 20 years ago and brings together ethically like-minded companies, with the objective of tapping into their corporate experience in Africa to improve the business climate and tangibly contribute to the continent’s future.

The PIA currently brings together several member companies operating in Africa, namely: HEINEKEN, Coca-Cola HBC, Standard Bank and Syngenta. The coalition is comprised of the most senior Africa executives of each of the member companies.

 


Latest news

PIA visit to Washington

On June 20-22, the PIA executives held their annual meetings with the Bretton Woods and other key institutions in Washington, DC.

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PIA meeting with Marjeta Jager, Deputy Director-General of EU International Partenerships, European Commission

Recently, The PIA members met Marjeta Jager, Deputy Director-General of EU International Partnerships accompanied by her team. The European Commission stressed the importance of cooperating with the private sector in these current challenging times.

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PIA meeting with the H.E Wamkele Mene, Secretary-General, AfCFTA

The PIA met with the H.E Wamkele Mene, Secretary-General, AfCFTA and his team at the end of February. The PIA was very encouraged by the progress the AfCFTA is making towards accelerating intra-African trade and boosting Africa’s trading position in the global markets. The PIA is very supportive of the continental trade agreement and believes the private sector can play an important role in its successful implementation.

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