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Head of Africa Capitalization Fund at IFC
George is the Head of the Africa Capitalization Fund, a US$200 million private equity fund that invests in financial institutions in Sub-Saharan and North Africa. The fund is part of a 13-fund family managed by the IFC Asset Management Company, a wholly owned subsidiary of the International Finance Corporation (IFC), with a total of US$10 billion in assets under management. George is also a member of the investment committees of three of those funds with a total of US$3.2 billion in assets under management. Before joining the AMC in 2009, he was an IFC Principal Investment Officer covering financial institutions, industrials and infrastructure in Africa, Asia, Latin America, the Caribbean and the former Soviet Union. Earlier, he held senior corporate finance positions with the East African affiliates of Hoechst AG, Williams Holdings plc, and UB Group.