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.
Investec Asset Management
Ope is an investment specialist in Investec Asset Management’s (IAM) South Africa & Africa Credit team where he focuses on originating and structuring transaction in the infrastructure sector across Africa. In particular, Ope is part of the Emerging Africa Infrastructure Fund (EAIF) investment team, a US$1 billion debt fund managed by IAM.
Prior to joining the firm, he was an assistant vice president at Citigroup’s Project and Infrastructure Finance group, providing financial advisory and arranging debt facilities for project finance transactions in the power, oil & gas and infrastructure sectors for clients in Asia. Before that, he was an associate at Booz & Company (now Strategy & PWC) in the Energy, Chemical & Utilities group, providing management and strategic advice to US clients. He started his career as a software engineer for Hughes Network System, a satellite telecommunication company in the US.
Ope holds a Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering and Management Information System from the University of Maryland Baltimore County, Master of Science in Computer Science from Johns Hopkins University and Master of Business Administration from Duke University Fuqua School of Business.
- Panel: Powering Africa’s Growth – Investing into Africa’s Energy and Renewable sectors
FRIDAY 10TH MAY 2019 11:20 am