Meet our Board members and Management team
The Corporation's Board of Directors has ultimate responsibility for policy formulation, strategy and decision making, with speciﬁc authority delegated to three subsidiary committees and executive management for the day-to-day operations.
Dr. Kingsley Obiora
Chairman of the Board
Dr. Obiora is Deputy Governor (Economic Policy) of the Central Bank of Nigeria.
Emeka Emuwa is former Group Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Union Bank of Nigeria (Union Bank).
Kirstine Damkjaer is the immediate past Chief Executive Officer of EKF Denmark’s Export Credit Agency.
Roosevelt Ogbonna, FCA
Roosevelt Ogbonna is the Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of Access Bank PLC.
Anastasia I. Proxenos
Anastasia Soula Proxenos was appointed as an Independent Director of the Corporation, in the course of the year. Ms. Proxenos has more than 30 years of financial services experience.
Henry Paul Batchi Baldeh
Mr. Batchi Baldeh is an investment banker, infrastructure developer and utility management specialist, with over 33 years of professional experience across the power value chain and financing capital structure.
Kevin Nnanyere Amugo, PhD
Dr. Kevin Amugo holds a PhD in Management from Nasarawa State University, Keffi; MSc Finance, University of Calabar; and BSc Accountancy, University of Nigeria, Nsukka.
Bolaji Jubril Lawal
Bolaji Jubril Lawal is the new MD/CEO of Ecobank Nigeria Limited.
Ini Ebong is the Executive Director overseeing the Treasury and International Banking business of First Bank of Nigeria Limited (“FirstBank”).
Dr. Hassan Mahmud
Dr. Hassan Mahmud is an economist and central banker with over 30 years of public service experience
Mudassir Amray is the Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer for Union Bank of Nigeria.
Anthony A. Ogunranti
Anthony Akindele Ogunranti, an Executive Director at Zenith Bank Plc, with a broad-based wealth of experience spanning over 30+ years in Banking & Finance, in both Nigeria and Ghana.
Olumuyiwa Akinyemi is the Deputy Managing Director of United Bank for Africa (UBA).
Meet our Board members and Management team
AFC is managed by a team of professionals with several decades of cumulative experience in banking and infrastructure finance across Africa
President & Chief Executive Officer
A champion for African value capture, job creation and industrialization, Mr. Zubairu has corralled billions of dollars into transformative infrastructure over three decades of leadership.
Executive Director, Financial Services
Sanjeev Gupta is an Executive Director for Financial Services at Africa Finance Corporation. He is responsible for Treasury, Trade Finance, Syndication, Country Relations and Advisory lines of business within AFC.
Executive Director and Chief Investment Officer
With over 27 years of experience in infrastructure investments, project development and fundraising in international capital markets, Mr. Shenouda has a deep knowledge of African markets, with specific experience in Power, Transport & Logistics, Industrial and Oil & Gas sectors.
Senior Director & Chief Financial Officer
Ayotunde is the Senior Director & Chief Financial Officer at AFC.
Senior Director and CEO of AFC Capital Partners
Ayaan brings to AFC, 27 years of visionary leadership and a strong track record in emerging markets investment, asset management, private equity, infrastructure, and climate change related financing products, with a particular focus on African and Asian Markets.
Director & Chief Risk Officer
Mr. Johnson was promoted to Chief Risk Officer in 2016, after being employed at AFC as Vice President of Market Risk Management for the previous 5 years, during which time he has led a comprehensive review of all major risk management policies.
Director & General Counsel
Nana Eshun is the General Counsel and Corporate Secretary.
Human Resources Director
Patricia is a seasoned people and culture expert, with over two and half decades of visionary leadership in Talent Management & Development, Employee Engagement & Experience, Organization development and culture as well as Operations Management.
Dr Rita Babihuga-Nsanze
Director & Chief Economist and Head of Research and Strategy
Rita holds a double honours degree (BSc & BA) in Computer Science and Economics from Smith College, Massachusetts, USA.