AIX: Power and Renewables panellist – Andrew Alli, President & Chief Executive Officer, Africa Finance Corporation
Andrew is responsible for AFC’s overall strategy and operations. Under Andrew’s leadership AFC’s executive management has undertaken more than $4.6bn in investments across Africa, financing high impact projects like a West African submarine cable, a commercial wind farm in Cape Verde, a toll road in South Africa, a greenfield power plant in Ghana and a flagship road infrastructure project in Côte d’Ivoire.
Prior to working at AFC, Andrew was a Partner and co-founder of Travant Capital, a West Africa-focused private equity fund. He previously served as country head for Southern Africa at the International Finance Corporation (IFC). Andrew joined IFC in Washington as an investment officer working first in the oil, gas and mining department and then later in the telecommunications department. In 2002, he was appointed IFC’s country manager for Nigeria. He assumed responsibility for South Africa and seven other countries in 2006.
Andrew holds a BSc in Electrical Engineering from Kings College, University of London, an MBA from INSEAD, France and qualified as a Chartered Accountant with Coopers & Lybrand (now PriceWaterhouseCoopers) in the UK.
Panellist at the Africa Investment Exchange: Power & Renewables meeting, 21-22 November 2016, London