Wednesday, 3 June 2009

Ada Osakwe


Ada (L)

Ada Osakwe is a portfolio manager in the Treasury of the African Development Bank, based in Tunis. Prior to this position, she worked as an investment analyst, primarily focused on African Capital markets. Her role also involved facilitating debt origination in local currencies by the Bank in its regional member countries, where she worked on projects to enhance the visibility and development of these African capital markets.

Before joining the AfDB, Ms. Osakwe was an investment banking analyst in debt capital markets origination at BNP Paribas London, covering sovereigns, supranational and agency issuers.

Ada contributed extensively to an upcoming AfDB publication entitled “Africa Fixed Income Guidebook”, which gives comprehensive information on the status of the debt securities market in each of the 53 African countries.

Her graduate degrees were obtained in the United Kingdom, where she gained a BSc in Economics from the University of Hull, and an MSc in Economics and Finance from the Warwick Business School.

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