In conversation with African
Export–Import Bank


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.