Linda is the Regional Industry Director of Infrastructure Middle East & Africa at the International Finance Corporation (IFC). IFC—a member of the World Bank Group—is the largest global development institution focused on the private sector in emerging markets. Linda leads investment operations and advisory services in energy, transportation, telecommunication, media and technology, mining, and municipal and environmental infrastructure across the two regions. She oversees a debt and equity portfolio of over $4 billion. Prior to her current role, Linda served as the Portfolio Manager for IFC’s Core Infrastructure assets in Sub-Saharan Africa, responsible for nearly $2bn worth of assets at the time. Linda is a member of IFC’s global and regional management teams.
Prior to joining IFC, Linda worked as an investment banker in the mergers and acquisition teams of JPMorgan and Fleming Martin. Prior to that she was a manager at Pricewaterhouse Coopers where she served her articles before qualifying as a chartered accountant.