AfIDA

Board of Directors

The AfIDA Board of Directors Comprises Senior Industry Executives and Professionals, Representing Major Regional Banks and Industrial Corporations. In line with global best practices and corporate governance, twenty percent are independent directors and the additional six available board seats are reserved for share holders from other African countries.

The Board of Directors has ultimate responsibility for policy formulation, strategy and decision making, with specific authority delegated to three subsidiary committees and Executive Management for day-to-day operations.

Board Members

Oliver Andrews

Oliver Andrews

Executive Director & CIO (AFC)

Oliver is an Executive Director and the Chief Investment Officer. His oversight functions include end to end origination and execution of transactions for AFC. An entrepreneurial engineer and transport economist with extensive background in engineering, transport and project finance...
Alex Katon

Alex Katon

Executive Director & CIO (INFRACO Africa)

Prior to joining InfraCo in 2013, Alex was based in Dubai as the Regional Head of Strategy & Communications for International Power-GDF SUEZ in the Middle East, Turkey & Africa region. With over 15 years’ experience in the IPP sector...
Andrew Johnstone

Andrew Johnstone

CEO (Climate Fund Managers)

Andrew Johnstone has overall responsibility for the establishment of the Climate Investor One initiative and is responsible for the delivery of all fund management services to Climate Investor One...
Marina Mulder

Marina Mulder

Investment Officer (FMO)

Gad Cohen

Gad Cohen

CEO (Eleqtra)

Gad Cohen is eleQtra's Chief Executive Officer (New York & London) and one of its three co-founding Partners. Gad has over 20 years' professional experience in the development and financing of infrastructure projects in the power and transportation sectors...
Jasandra Nyker

Jasandra Nyker

CEO (Biotherm Energy)

Jasandra has over 18 years international private equity & investment experience, including over 9 years renewable energy investment experience. She previously worked at Brait Private Equity, Booz Allen Hamilton, Lehman Brothers and PCG Clean Energy...
Steven Wynter

Steven Wynter

Director Energy (Themis Energy)

Vuyo Ntoi

Vuyo Ntoi

Regional Director (AIIM) Southern Central Africa

Vuyo is the Investment Director for Southern and Central Africa, and is responsible for overseeing AIIM's activities in this region. Vuyo joined AIIM in 2003 and has been involved in the management of AIIM's funds for over a decade and has been responsible for originating...
Paul Biggs

Paul Biggs

Senior Partner (Trinity)

Paul Biggs is the Senior Partner of Trinity. Paul's experience is extensive and ranges across the power, telecoms, electricity, ports/airports and infrastructure sectors. Paul's focus on Africa started over 16 years ago at CDC (Commonwealth Development Corporation) and he has become...
Suzzane Gujadhur Bell

Suzzane Gujadhur Bell

MD (International Proximity)

Prior to establishing International Proximity, Suzanne practised for four years at the London Bar and for five years at the Mauritian Bar where she specialised in corporate/commercial law. She also ran the first offshore management company...
David Donaldson

David Donaldson

Head (IFC Infraventures) Sub Sahara Africa

David has worked for over thirty years in the fields of economic development, privatization, and investment in infrastructure, focusing mainly on Africa. He has been with IFC for 25 years, starting as an economist, and then in IFC's PPP Advisory Services, for nearly a decade...
Regnar Gerig

Regnar Gerig

Director Energy (Africa & Asia, DEG)

Regnar Gerig is heading DEG's energy operations for Africa and Asia with a loan book of more than US$ 500 million. In his last position as Director Manufacturing Industry and Services he was responsible for structuring and contracting DEGs business in various industry sectors globally...

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