Chief Executive Officer
Africa Finance Corporation
As CEO of Africa Finance Corporation, Andrew is responsible for all aspects of running the pan-African private sector-led DFI with US$1.2 billion in capital that provides debt and equity investments and advisory and arranging services in respect of investments in infrastructure across Africa. Responsibilities include the development and implementation of strategy, deal origination, review and implementation, liaison with all stakeholders, and the development of internal policies and procedures.
Until his appointment as the Chief Executive Officer, Africa Finance Corporation in November 2008, Andrew was the Deputy Chief Executive Officer of Travant Capital, a private equity fund. Prior to that, he was with the International Finance Corporation (“IFC”), the private sector financing arm of the World Bank Group in Washington as an investment officer working first in the Oil, Gas and Mining Department and then in the Telecommunications Department.
In 2002 he was appointed IFC's Country Manager for Nigeria, responsible for managing IFC's operations in the country. In 2006, he was appointed Country Manager for Southern Africa, where he was responsible for South Africa and seven other countries. Before this time, Andrew has a stint at Coopers and Lybrand (now PricewaterhouseCoopers) and S.G Warburg (now UBS). He is also an MBA alumnus of Insead Business School.