Archives: Boards

Hamda Abimbola Ambah

Ms. Hamda Ambah was the erstwhile Managing Director/CEO of FSDH Merchant Bank from 2017 to 2021, having served effectively as an Executive Director of FSDH Capital Limited from September 2009 to January 2017.

Chris Vermont

Chris Vermont retired as the CEO of GuarantCo in December 2016 after leading the institution for over 10 years since its inception. GuarantCo is one-of-a-kind – the only local currency guarantee facility in the world targeting infrastructure in frontier markets.

Vivien Shobo

Vivien Shobo is the Chief Executive Officer of FVS Advisory Partners. Before this, she was the Chief Executive Officer of Agusto & Co, Nigeria’s foremost Credit Rating Agency, a position she held for over a decade, until December 2019. Vivien has extensive experience and macro and industry knowledge. Agusto & Co successfully rated a diverse range of transactions under her leadership, including most of Nigeria’s leading domestic and international banks, notable corporates, subnational governments, and significant debt capital issues.

Mr. Reginald Ihebuzor

Mr. Ihebuzor has over 20 years’ wide-ranging management level experience that spans the development banking and public reform sectors.

Claire Jarratt

Prior to becoming InfraCo Africa’s CIO, Claire worked as the company’s Senior Business Development Manager and acting Head of Business Developments.

Gilles Vaes

Gilles joined InfraCo Africa from Engie. He has 20 years of experience working in the private sector in the manufacturing and energy industries.

Banji Fehintola

Banji Fehintola is the Senior Director, Head of Treasury and Financial Institutions at AFC (or Africa Finance Corporation).

Mr. Aminu Umar-Sadiq

Mr. Umar-Sadiq is the MD/CEO of NSIA and has more than 15 years’ experience in the financial services sector – spanning public finance management, mergers & acquisitions, private equity and asset management.

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Chinua Azubike

Chinua Azubike is the pioneer Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of InfraCredit, prior to this, he was the project lead for the establishment of a Nigeria Infrastructure Credit Enhancement Facility, where he assisted GuarantCo and the Nigeria Sovereign Investment Authority to establish InfraCredit as its first employee. He holds an MSc. in Finance & Financial Law from University of London and studied law at the University of Lagos, Nigeria.

Sanjeev Gupta

Sanjeev Gupta is Executive Director and Head of AFC’s Financial Services division. As head of Financial Services, Mr. Gupta oversees the Corporation’s Treasury, Trade Finance, Syndication and Advisory business units. He has a wealth of experience in working across various emerging markets, especially in Sub Saharan Africa for over 25 years.