Board Member, Africa50
Ms Akpofure is an experienced finance and sustainability professional with 30 years of developed and developing country experience. She is a generalist with wide industry and geographic coverage and has a deep understanding of Sub-Saharan Africa. She most recently served as the Regional Director for Africa at CDC Group Plc, where she focused on investments in West Africa and in Lusophone Africa. Prior to joining CDC, from 1995-2013 she worked at the International Finance Corporation (IFC), rising to the rank of Director for Western Europe. Within IFC, she also held senior positions in the Infrastructure, Environment and Social, and the Global Manufacturing and Services departments. Ms Akpofure is currently a Senior Associate with KINA Advisory Ltd, a socio-economic advisory firm. In addition, she is a non-executive Director of Guaranty Trust Bank Plc Nigeria, and also serves on the Investment Committees of Africa50 and the Fund for Agricultural Finance in Nigeria (FAFIN).