AFSIC is believed to be the largest Africa investment event taking place annually outside Africa and has become one of the most important conduits of investment into Africa.
Chris Low is an international banking, financial inclusion, digital transformation, emerging markets and risk management practitioner, with more than 30 years of proven financial services industry delivery in the UK, Africa, Asia and the Middle East; most recently he was Group CEO at Letshego Holdings Limited, one of Botswana’s largest public listed and multinational groups, with consumer and micro-finance banking subsidiaries operating across eleven countries in West, East and Southern Africa.
Prior to Letshego, Chris worked for Arthur Andersen, Goldman Sachs, Standard Chartered and National Bank of Kuwait – during his 19 years with Standard Chartered, his roles included CEO, India and Nepal, CEO Tanzania; GM/CEO East Africa/Kenya and CEO South Africa. At NBK he was Deputy CEO for their international businesses.
Chris read Zoology at St Peters College, Oxford and his outside interests include art and antiques, travel, sustainability and charitable fund raising.