Leaders in Finance

Meet the leaders and visionaries in Africa's fast changing finance and investing scene. Follow their careers, projects, strategies, and deals as they tackle Africa's financing challenges.

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Infrastructure Financier

Carole Wainaina:  Mobilizing Finance to Build Africa’s Infrastructure In 2017 the African Development Bank announced the appointment of Kenyan Carole Wainaina as the Chief Operating Officer for the bank’s Africa 50 initiative. Africa50 is an infrastructure fund owned by African governments, institutional investors, and the African Development bank whose mission is to mobilise long term…

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The Pan African Banker

Binta Toure Ndoye, A Banking Powerhouse with a Pan African Passion In 2016, Malian banking powerhouse Binta Toure Ndoye, took over the helm of one of Africa’s fastest growing banks-Oragroup. Binta joined  Oragroup in 2015 as the deputy CEO following a stint with the Ecobank group where she had served as the CEO of the…

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Mimi Alemayehou

Ethiopian born Mimi Alemayehou is a global leader in finance. In her work, she continues to lead initiatives which are driving African development and growth. Mimi has worked as Managing Director at Black Rhino and Chair of Blackstone Africa Infrastructure LP. The Blackstone group is one of the world’s largest private equity groups and is currently expanding its investment portfolio…

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