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ExCred Americas
October 5, 2022
601 Lexington Ave, New York, NY 10022United States

Mahfuza Afroz
Head of Credit Insurance Products, Syndications at International Finance Corporation


Mahfuza is head of credit insurance products in the syndications team at IFC, the private-sector arm of the World Bank Group. Based in Washington, D.C., she manages risk distribution to insurance companies for IFC’s debt investments in emerging and frontier markets on both a single-transaction basis and a portfolio basis through IFC’s Managed Co-Lending Portfolio Program (MCPP). She has contracted to insure more than $5 billion of project finance, corporate finance and FI lending risks in 41 countries. 

Mahfuza joined IFC in 2008 as an Investment Officer, focused on increasing financial-sector investments in Bangladesh, Nepal and Bhutan. Prior to joining IFC, she worked for Citibank in India and Bangladesh.

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