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Annual Africa Sugar Conference
7-8 December 2021
Virtual EventCentral African Time (CAT)

Linda Manda
Global Head of Agribusiness Sector at Standard Bank


Linda Manda, is the Global Head of Agribusiness Sector, in Corporate and Investment Banking at Standard Bank Group. Her focus is on accelerating sustainable growth with agricultural development. Her experience of 24 years ranges from external audit, development finance, agriculture, agro-processing, treasury management and corporate banking; she has specialised in development and agricultural finance in Sub Saharan Africa. She has made notable contributions to smallholder farmer financing models in Africa that bridged the gap between smallholder farmers and the finance sector.
Linda is a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Accountants UK ( ACCA), CPA Malawi, and holds an MPhil Development Finance from Stellenbosch University and a BA Hons in Accounting and Finance from University of Leeds(UK).

Agenda Sessions

  • The bankability of the sugar industry