THE MOCK SHARKROOM Summary of investment proposals
The 38th Annual AUHF Conference and AGM saw the first Mock Sharkroom session take place on Day 2 of the
conference as an initiative of the newly established Investment Committee under the theme ‘Green Financing’.
Nine organisations from across the continent presented their initiatives showcasing how they are adding value
to Africa’s housing value chain all the while combating climate change and environmental degradation. Of the 9
presentations, 5 were in-person and the other 4 presented virtually. Constructive feedback to the presentations
was provided by a panel of investors; Maureen Katuvesirauina, the International Finance Corporation; Debra
Erb, the United States International Development Finance Corporation; and Zachary Munene, Shelter Afrique.
With all the initiatives having obtained valuable insights from the session, there was a single winner voted for by
the audience, the Social Housing and Mortgage Finance Fund (Egypt) who presented on their large scale green