HEALTHCARE | 05 OCTOBER 2021 In conversation with African Export–Import Bank Absa | Corporate and Investment Banking > Insights and Events > In conversation with African Export–Import Bank SHARE Effective management during a pandemic needs to be supported with cross-sector partnerships and sustainable funding. Bio of client: Gwen Mwaba Director & Global Head Trade Finance African Export Import Bank 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 23 years of banking experience in Oil & Gas, Telecoms, Hospitality, Mining and agri-business. Before joining Afreximbank, she worked for Standard Bank Plc in London. Gwen is a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) and holds a BSc. Applied Accounting. She earned her MBA from Edinburgh Business School, Heriot-Watt University in 1997.