Executive Director & Chief Investments Officer, Africa Finance Corporation
Oliver is the Executive Director and 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 back ground in engineering, transport and project finance. Oliver has over 30 year experience in the infrastructure sector as an infrastructure project, developer, financier and strategic adviser. He has successfully directed numerous infrastructure deals in Africa leading project development teams providing strategic, policy, programme and commercial advice on infrastructure development issues to development financial institutions, international blue chip corporations, and Governments both in Africa and Europe
He was the project director for Cenpower leading a multidisciplinary project team drawn from a number of institutions that successfully achieved financial close for a 900 million USD landmark project in Ghana, which won the 2014 Africa power deal of the year.
Oliver is a former CEO of TCI Infrastructure Limited (TCII) and the Gambia Ports Authority. He holds an MBA from the University of Wales, he is an Electrical and Electronic Engineer, a Chartered fellow of the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport, UK and a member of the Chartered Institute of Marketing.
He is also the non-executive director of several companies, a fellow of the Royal Society of Arts and the Chairman of the Board of Trustees of The Africa Centre, a Uk registered charitable organisation that exits to promote Africa’s culture diversity outside of the continent and serves as a hub to promote creativity and innovation in African art, culture, business and entrepreneurship in London.