President & CEO, Africa Finance Corporation

Mr. Samaila Zubairu was appointed as AFC’s 3rd President and Chief Executive Officer in July
2018, ushering in a new era of leadership in accelerating development impact with the
development and implementation of a five-year corporate strategy which at its core,
addresses the urgent mandate of increasing energy access for Africans, driving sustainable
development of natural resources, transport and logistics infrastructure, heavy industries, and
improving telecommunications/ technology access. Key pillars of the strategy include:
enhancing the capacity of the team and entrenching a high-performance culture; coherent
ecosystem strategy for value-accretive beneficiation and import substitution; proactive risk
and portfolio management to improve AFC’s credit profile and diversifying its funding sources

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