Chichi Ukiwe

Chichi Ukiwe has over 15 years of investment banking experience working in the private and public sectors executing transactions in the banking, insurance, manufacturing, real estate, oil &gas, power, and infrastructure.

She began her career in Chapel Hill Advisory Partners in 2005 before joining Afrinvest (West Africa) Limited in 2007 working on notable transactions such as the GTBank GDR Issuance and London Listing as well as the N270bn Lagos State Bond Programme –the first successful bond issuance by a municipal.

Chichi joined Argentil Capital Partners in 2009 working on energy, power, infrastructure, and oil gas transactions. While at Argentil Capital Chichi was involved in the negotiations, structuring, and fundraising as financial and transaction adviser on the US$250m acquisition of the 30-year concession of Kainji Hydroelectric Power PLC to Mainstream Energy Nigeria. She has also been involved in off-grid power and renewable energy projects in Rwanda.

She holds a BSc (Hons) in Chemistry from the University of Manchester and an MSc in Finance from Cass Business School, London.