Ms Gwen Mwaba

Director & Global Head, Trade Finance, Afreximbank

Gwen Mwaba joined Afreximbank in May 2015. In her role as Director & Global Head, Trade Finance, she heads the Trade Finance business for Afreximbank and leads a team executing transactions in all Afreximbank member states across Africa.  

Her expertise cuts across Receivables Financing, Pre-export and Pre-payment financing, Structured Trade and Commodity Financing and lending to Financial Institutions and Sovereigns.  

Gwen has 25 years of banking experience in Oil & Gas, Telecoms, Hospitality, Mining, Health, Manufacturing and agri-business.

During the Covid-19 pandemic, she led the multi-disciplinary technical coordination team of the Africa Vaccine Acquisition Trust and structured the financing and co-led negotiations with covid-19 vaccine manufacturers.

Gwen is also a member of the Board Advisory Panel of the International Trade & Forfaiting Association (ITFA).

Before joining Afreximbank, she worked for Standard Bank Plc in London.

All Sessions by Ms Gwen Mwaba

09:00 - 10:30
Main Auditorium, Kenneth Kaunda Wing

Plenary: Track 1: Pandemic Preparedness and Resilient Financing Mechanisms for Africa

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