Approved by:

James Maduekeh

Head of Treasury Client Solutions

at African Finance Corporation (AFC)

James is a seasoned global market leader with nearly two decades of experience in the financial markets, specializing in treasury and financial market solutions for African infrastructure development.

As the Head of Treasury Client Solutions business at Africa Finance Corporation, a leading Infrastructure Solutions Provider in Africa, he leads a team of professionals who provide creative and innovative treasury solutions to clients across different sectors and regions, including cross-asset hedging, structured financing, bespoke credit solutions, and derivatives. He has successfully closed over $8bn bespoke financial market transactions in Africa, positioning AFC as a solutions provider and mobilizing private capital for African development.

He serves as a trusted advisor to African central banks and previously held the position of Vice Chairman for the Swaps and Derivatives Workgroup at Financial Markets Dealers Associations, where he played a key role in shaping the local derivative markets in Nigeria. He holds an MEng (Bachelor and Masters) in Chemical Engineering from University College London and an Executive MBA from Said Business School, University of Oxford.