Amaka Nsofor, CFA

Principal Industry Specialist, Debt Capital Markets at IFC
WABF Speaker - Amaka Nsofor
Amaka is responsible for driving IFC’s investments in capital markets across emerging markets, globally. She is a leading debt capital markets professional with global experience spanning Africa, Central and Eastern Europe and Middle East having worked in several international investment banks, including Standard Chartered, Barclays and Standard Bank. Just prior to joining the World Bank Group, she was an Executive Director, Debt Capital Markets Africa at Standard Chartered. Over the course of her career, she has originated and executed several bond transactions across diverse industries and sectors. She has also worked with the Central Bank and Stock Exchange of several emerging market economies, particulalry in Africa to develop their domestic bond market and facilitate their debut access to the international bond market. She is recognized as an industry leader and was featured as top woman in business by the Business Day magazine 2021, & listed as 50 most inspiring Nigerian.

Panels involved in

Panels involved in

Shaping African Financial Markets: Banking and Private Equity in Focus

Breakout session 3
Grand panel
3:25 pm
Jon M. Huntsman Hall
Learn about Africa's evolving financial landscape and understand its role in the global economy