Taiwo Adeniji is currently Senior Director, Investment Operations & Execution at the Africa Finance Corporation (AFC), with responsibility for overseeing the execution of the Corporation’s investment transactions. Taiwo has had over 26 years of post-graduate and extensive professional and managerial experience in several areas of banking and finance. He has deep knowledge and extensive experience with infrastructure policy issues, as well as the analysis, evaluation and financing of infrastructure projects. Taiwo has supervised AFC’s investments in power projects in different countries, including Ghana, Cote d’Ivoire, Rwanda and Zambia. During the previous thirteen years (1994 - 2007) Taiwo worked with the African Development Bank (ADB), living in Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire and Tunis, Tunisia, and focussing largely on infrastructure investments and financial sector development.
Taiwo’s academic background is in economics and finance. He is a Honorary Senior Member (HCIB) of The Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria.