David Ashiagbor

Coordinator, Making Finance Work for Africa, AfDB

David heads the Making Finance Work for Africa (MFW4A) Partnership Secretariat. MFW4A supports financial sector development in Africa through research, knowledge management and advocacy.

He previously managed the Commonwealth’s Private Investment Initiative (CPII), which raised US$800 million for investment in frontier markets.  David has also worked for the International Finance Corporation (IFC), the Agence Française de Développement, and carried out extensive research on African pension funds.

He is a graduate of the London School of Economics and The Management School, Imperial College, London.