Ms Laura Akunga is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Benchmark Solutions Limited, a leading global financial solutions company linking lenders and borrowers seeking finances through debt and equity financial options. Benchmark Solutions is a global powerhouse focused on arranging specialized financial solutions for banks, governments and private companies across various sectors in Africa. We are the intermediary between lenders and borrowers seeking finances through debt and equity financial options with a minimum appetite of $30 million. Our core sectors of interest are real estate, banking, infrastructure, oil and gas, agri-business, energy, aviation, education, health and information technology sectors. In fiscal 2014, Benchmark Solutions arranged transactions to a tune of $1 billion in favor of its clients. Her firm is listed as a member of the Loans Market Association (LMA) and the Asian Pacific Loans Market Association (APLMA) the authoritative voice in Europe, Middle East, Africa and Asian loans market. She is on a mission to transform Africa one business at a time through the projects that we are engaged in.