Kudzayi Hove is the CEO of Amayi Foods Limited, a Nigerian food processing company, prior to which she headed up equity investments at Africa Finance Corporation, where she oversaw AFC’s investment in Cabeolica and other projects. She has over 18 years’ experience in banking and private equity and holds a BA from Clark University, USA and an MBA from the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, USA.
Vice President, Power, Africa Finance Corporation
Eluma Obibuaku holds an MBA in Finance from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and has over 19 years of experience in public and private sector advisory and investment. Currently, he is a Vice President, Power with AFC’s Origina¬tion and Coverage Division and seats on the Board of several private companies. He has previously worked at the US General Accounting Office, Pacific Gas and Electric Co, the IFC and with a pioneer power project develo¬per to establish a Greenfield IPP.
Senior Investment Manager, Finnish Fund for Industrial Cooperation Ltd
With an M.Sc. in engineering and EMBA in finance, Ari Nironen has over 25 years of professional experience, more than 15 of which has been within the financing sector. During the last 10 years he has been originating, structuring and managing direct investments in emerging markets at Finnfund.
With the acquisition of the Finnfund stakes by Anergi, Ari Nironen resigned as Director in November 2018.
Investment and Portfolio Manager, Africa Finance Corporation
Bowale Odumade works within the Investments department at Africa Finance Corporation (AFC). As part of her role, Bowale is actively involved in the project development and execution of projects and transactions across various sectors. Prior to AFC, Bowale worked at GE Capital (Energy Financial Services and Accenture. Bowale has an MBA in Finance and International Business from the Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University, and a Bachelor of Science in Business in Management Information Systems from the University of Minnesota.
Director and Chief Financial Officer, Africa Finance Corporation
Ayotunde Anjorin is a finance professional with over 15 years of experience in financial accounting, reporting and control, management accounting, financial risk management, process re-engineering and reviews. He is currently a Director and Chief Financial Officer at Africa Finance Corporation. He previously worked in Standard Chartered Bank Nigeria where he was the Area Head of Whole Sale Banking Finance covering West Africa.
Chairman, Electra, SA
Alcindo Mota has over 20 years of experience in executive management and finance in energy and telecommunications sectors in Cabo Verde. He has also served as executive director of Electra, SA and Cabo Verde Telecom, SA, as director of SISP (inter-banking payment system entity) and financial manager of Cabo Verde Telecom, SA. Alcindo Mota is a graduate and postgraduate in Business Management.
National Director of Industry, Trade and Energy, Government of Cabo Verde
Rito Évora has over 20 years of experience in the energy sector, having already served as service director of energy and executive director of the Economic Regulation Agency. He has been working in the design, development and implementation of regulatory models and structural policies for the energy sector in Cabo Verde. He holds a BSc in mechanical engineering and an MSc in energy