Dr Evans Osano 2022 speaker

Director, Capital Markets

FSD Africa


At FSD Africa, Dr Evans Osano leads capital markets development initiatives across Africa. These include green bond markets and market infrastructure development. He also sits on the board and investment committee of the African Local Currency Bond Fund (ALCBF) and chairs the donor committee of Frontclear’s Technical Assistance Facility. Dr Evans Osano has a keen interest in how sustainable capital markets can address social and developmental challenges in Africa. Dr Evans Osano is particularly dedicated to the twin challenges of climate change and biodiversity conservation. Prior to joining FSD Africa, he worked with the IFC/ World Bank as Head, Efficient Securities Markets Institutional Development (ESMID) Africa and with AIG Global Investment Group as Chief Investment Officer, where he was responsible for US$ 1 billion assets under management. A global thought leader on capital market development, Dr Evans Osano writes extensively. He holds two Masters’ (MPhil in Development Economics), MBA and a Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) from the Maastricht School of Management. He is also a Certified Public Accountant (CPA).

Experience: Dr Evans Osano has over 20 years of global experience in investments, capital markets and development finance.

Specialities: Investments, debt capital markets, capital market policy &regulation, market infrastructure, innovation, products

Geographies: Work experience covers over 40 countries, including Africa-wide, Middle East and South Asia


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