Driving sustainable investment in African Mining

Taiwo Okwor

VP, Investment Africa Finance Corporation

Taiwo is a Vice President at the Africa Finance Corporation. She leads origination, structuring and execution of transactions in the natural resources sector in the oil, gas, mining and associated infrastructure which includes client coverage, transaction origination, negotiation and execution of transactions.

She has over fifteen years of international infrastructure and energy finance experience across multiple geographies in Europe and Africa across multiple infrastructure sectors including transport, energy, power and heavy industries with leading international institutions. Prior to AFC, her professional experience includes Investment Banking, Project Financing, Investment Management, Risk Management and Portfolio Management.

Taiwo obtained a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics and Finance from the University of Exeter, holds the Global Executive MBA from the IE Business School in Madrid and a Certificate in Investment Management from the Chartered Institute for Securities, UK.


2024 Agenda Sessions

Unlocking Africa’s true value: De-risking mining investment

  • Overcoming investment obstacles – How do nationalisation risks, regulatory challenges and market transparency impede investment?
  • Ensuring greater accountability - What do investors look for when navigating project risk?
  • How can increased regulatory transparency and liberation ease offset these perceived challenges?
  • International security & partnership pacts – Are these easing or hindering access to investment opportunities?
  • How can mining companies overcome a lack of project investment when there is no infrastructure to support their project?

Tuesday 06 February 14:40 - 15:20 Pioneers Stage

Investment Series

Add to calendar 02/06/2024 14:40 02/06/2024 15:20 Unlocking Africa’s true value: De-risking mining investment
  • Overcoming investment obstacles – How do nationalisation risks, regulatory challenges and market transparency impede investment?
  • Ensuring greater accountability - What do investors look for when navigating project risk?
  • How can increased regulatory transparency and liberation ease offset these perceived challenges?
  • International security & partnership pacts – Are these easing or hindering access to investment opportunities?
  • How can mining companies overcome a lack of project investment when there is no infrastructure to support their project?
Pioneers Stage Africa/Johannesburg