Nieros I. Oyegun – The Africa List, CDC Group
Nieros heads up The Africa List, through which CDC (the world's oldest Development Finance Institution) is investing in the leaders and businesses responsible for Africa’s next decade of growth. She has over 15 years of experience in investment banking and alternative assets management. Prior to joining CDC Nieros helped lead the development of Australian bank Macquarie’s Africa infrastructure project finance and advisory business, with landmark investments in renewable energy, toll roads and other key infrastructure projects. In addition, she served for a time as Head of Corporate Finance & Investor Relations (and Board Observer) at a portfolio company. She began her career as an analyst at Goldman Sachs.
Nieros holds a Masters in Finance from London Business School, and graduated magna cum laude with a Bachelors in Mathematics and Economics from Columbia University.
Not least of all, Nieros is a longtime theatre lover and supporter.