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Wasim Tahir

Sector Strategist, Financial Institutions

CDC Group, All Africa


Wasim is CDC Group’s Financial Institutions sector strategist. Wasim is responsible for developing the investment strategy of their second largest sector by AuM. Geographic scope covers Africa and South Asia; product scope covers Equity, Debt and Intermediated Equity.

Wasim’s topic expertise spans capital markets, asset management, transaction banking, retail banking, consumer finance, payments and insurance, gained from in-house roles with Credit Suisse and Lloyds Banking Group and as a consultant with Oliver Wyman and Boston Consulting Group.

His functional expertise includes strategy, business development, market sizing, risk, regulatory reform, and organisational design.

Wasim graduated from the University of Oxford and is a CFA® charterholder.

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