Mike Peo

Job Description: 
Head: Infrastructure, Energy, Telecommunications
Company: 
Nedbank Corporate and Investment Banking
 
Mike is the Chairman of the South African Chapter of the International Project Finance Association, is a member of the Governing Boards of the African Infrastructure Investment Fund and is currently Chairman of the South African Infrastructure Fund, two of the largest Infrastructure Funds in South Africa and is also a Director of Companies.
 
Mike is a CA (SA) who spent 10 years at Arthur Andersen and has had 20 years investment banking experience, with the past 16 years being primarily focused on the financing of large scale infrastructure projects in Africa.  
 
He has been extensively involved in most of the large scale infrastructure projects in South Africa and over the past fifteen years has originated and led his team to a number of landmark transactions, which have secure in excess of 20 international awards for Nedbank. 
 
He has led the Energy team to the position of largest lender to the South Africa’s renewable energy procurement programme, having secured funding to 42 of the 92 deals allocated through 4 biding rounds, totalling approximately ZAR114 billion project value.