Akinwumi Adesina, president of the African Development Bank Group, has announced the appointment of Chinelo Anohu, former Director General of National Pension Commission, as Head and Senior Director of the Africa Investment Forum (AIF).
According to AfDB, Chinelo has a formidable track record in formulating investment strategies, and she brings extensive knowledge of institutional investment practice and experience in attracting new capital, expertise in the development of innovative asset classes, spanning pension funds, sovereign wealth funds, private equity and private family wealth funds.
The Africa Investment Forum has become Africa’s premier multi-stakeholder transactional platform for leveraging investments from the private sector, African and global financial institutions, global pension funds, sovereign wealth funds and other institutional investors.
The president of the African Development Bank Group said,
“I am delighted that Chinelo Anohu is joining us as the Head and Senior Director of the Africa Investment Forum. “Her can-do-attitude, leadership, hands-on experience in working with global pension funds and institutional investors, and extensive global networks among institutional investors, will significantly position and help the Africa Investment Forum to drive its global agenda to attract more investments to Africa.”