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Mr. Andrew AlliIndependent Director

"Micro, Small & Medium Sized enterprises are the key to the development of any economy through employment and wealth creation. DBN is poised to have a significant impact in this important area of National Growth"

A. Alli

Mr. Andrew Alli serves as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Africa Finance Corporation. Mr. Alli has been an Executive Director of Africa Finance Corporation Since November 01, 2008. He served as Deputy Chief Executive Officer of Travant Capital and also served as its Partner.


He was with the International Finance Corporation (“IFC”), the private sector financing arm of the World Bank Group, in Washington as an investment officer working first in the Oil, Gas and Mining Department and then in the Telecommunications Department. In 2002, he was appointed IFC’s Country Manager for Nigeria, responsible for managing IFC’s operations in the country. In 2006, Mr. Alli was appointed Country Manager for Southern Africa, where he was responsible for South Africa and seven other countries.


He served as a Non-Executive Director of ARM Cement Limited since October 2012 until March 24, 2017. He also served as Non-Executive Director of Guaranty Trust Bank Plc from June 2008 to June 30, 2016.

Mr. Alli holds a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from Kings College, University of London, an MBA from INSEAD, France and qualified as a Chartered Accountant with Coopers & Lybrand (PricewaterhouseCoopers) in the UK.