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Osam Iyahen - Senior Vice President - Natural Resources - Africa Finance Corporation (AFC)

Osam Iyahen


Senior Vice President - Natural Resources
Africa Finance Corporation (AFC)

Osam Iyahen is Senior Vice President for Oil, Gas & Mining at AFC. He is responsible for client coverage and transaction origination within the natural resources sector, 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 ExxonMobil, Shell, and Chevron. Osam has also undertaken advisory engagements with Booz Allen & Hamilton and Petroleum Finance Corporation (PFC Energy).

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 7 years approved and executed by the Corporation, with leading sponsors seeking to undertake financing transactions in the oil, gas and associated infrastructure space.

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


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