Zitto AlfayoManager, Project & Asset Based Finance Afrexim Bank
Mr. Zitto Alfayo is a manager in the project and asset-based finance department of Afreximbank, overseeing its project preparation activities across the African continent. He has over 15 years’ banking experience with increasing responsibility in the fields of investment banking, corporate and project finance.
His professional experience spans various leadership and transaction roles in multilateral and private sector organizations in Africa. He has a proven track record in originating, structuring and packaging transactions in several sectors including power (both renewable and thermal projects), transport and logistics (road, rail, air, and maritime transport) and heavy industry (oil and gas, iron and steel, cement manufacturing) across Afreximbank’s member countries.
As a thought leader, he has participated in numerous international fora as a speaker, panelist, and moderator on the role of project finance and preparation in the fast-tracking achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals.
Zitto holds a Master of business administration degree from Strathmore Business School and a Bachelor of Science degree in electrical and electronics engineering from the Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology. He is a Certified Public of Accountant.