Ibrahim Sagna

Director Advisory & Capital Markets
African Export-Import Bank (Afrexim)

Ibrahim Sagna


Mr. Ibrahim Sagna serves as Global Head & Director of the Advisory & Capital Markets arm of Afreximbank (the "Bank").

Afreximbank is an investment grade rated Pan-African DFI with over US$ 19 Billion of assets. It is Africa’sleading force in Intra-African Trade and Industrialization. The Bank’s mandate is anchored around Trade Finance and its scope of interventions covers direct lending, risk bearing, direct equity and a broad-based investment banking servicesincluding Advisory, Capital Markets and Syndications.

Mr. Sagna is a seasoned executive with the privilege of 25 years' track record in global finance. Prior to joining the Bank, he headed the Financial Advisory Services of another Pan-African DFI, the Africa Finance Corporation (AFC). His international career includes North American experiences with the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Merrill Lynch and Emerging Capital Partners (ECP), and European experiences with Millennium Global and Blackthorn Capital. He recently served as a board director to the Capital Markets Authority (CMA) of Rwanda and as member of the President of Senegal’s Council of Investments.

Mr. Sagna holds a Bachelor degree and a Master of Finance from Boston College and has been sponsored to management programs both at Harvard Business School and London Business School.

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Bonds, Loans & Sukuk Africa 2020 - Virtual Conference