Osam Iyahen

Osam Iyahen

Director - Natural Resource Investments Africa Finance Corporation

Osam Iyahen is a Director at AFC. He is responsible for the Natural Resources sector where he leads client coverage, transaction origination, in addition to providing technical advisory in deal execution. He has over a decade of international energy finance experience, including involvement in multi-billion dollar development projects with international institutions including involvement in multi-billion dollar development projects with international institutions.

He has led AFC in developing a rapidly expanding oil and gas sector franchise in Sub Saharan-Africa, with over $650M valued landmark transactions in final credit and investment approvals in the last 8 years approved and executed by the Corporation, with leading sponsors seeking to undertake financing transactions in the oil, gas, mining and associated infrastructure space.

Osam obtained his MBA from the Johnson School of Management Cornell University (Johnson School of Management) in New York State. He is bilingual, and has presented and moderated various topics at international oil & gas, mining and infrastructure conferences.


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Tuesday 05/11/2019

From 11:00 To 12:00

11/05/2019 11:00 11/05/2019 12:00 Addressing the regulatory and political risk: How can Africa reinvent itself to attract more capital How can Africa reinvent itself to attract more capital?

Across the continent it is estimated that the total upstream capital requirement is set at the $90+ bbl market per year. This presents a significant challenge to stakeholders, operators and project owners alike as Africa is still viewed as a high-risk frontier market. As investors look forward risk adjusted opportunities, how can Africa address above the ground risks to increase capital and deal flow?
Finance Forum

Finance Forum

"Addressing the regulatory and political risk: How can Africa reinvent itself to attract more capital"

Christopher Moyes Eric Descourtieux Osam Iyahen Thomas B Murphy
Time and date

Tuesday 05/11/2019

From 11:00 To 12:00

11/05/2019 11:00 11/05/2019 12:00 Addressing the regulatory and political risk: How can Africa reinvent itself to attract more capital How can Africa reinvent itself to attract more capital?

Across the continent it is estimated that the total upstream capital requirement is set at the $90+ bbl market per year. This presents a significant challenge to stakeholders, operators and project owners alike as Africa is still viewed as a high-risk frontier market. As investors look forward risk adjusted opportunities, how can Africa address above the ground risks to increase capital and deal flow?
Finance Forum
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