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SuperReturn Africa
5 - 7 December 2022
The Westin Cape TownCape Town

Sanjeev Gupta
Executive Director, Financial Services at Africa Finance Corporation (AFC)


Mr. Sanjeev Gupta is a Board member and Executive Director for Financial Services at Africa Finance Corporation. He is responsible for Treasury, Trade Finance, Syndication, Country Relations and Advisory lines of business within AFC.

Mr. Gupta has over 30 years’ experience in Investment Management, Private Equity and Corporate Finance. His forte has been to blend together global and indigenous corporates, financial investors, and governments to develop commercially viable businesses and development models that leave a sustainable impact on emerging economies.

Prior to joining AFC, Mr. Gupta was the Managing Partner of Emerging Markets Mergers and Acquisitions Center of Excellence at Ernst & Young. He has also been the Chief Executive Officer of Sanlam Investment Management Emerging Markets operations and a Founder & Managing Partner of Emerging Opportunity Consulting, a boutique advisory firm specializing in SME financing.

Mr. Gupta holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Calcutta, India and is an Alumnus of the Said Business School, University of Oxford, England and also an alumnus of the MIT Sloan School of Management. He is a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants, India (FCA).

Sanjeev is a Board Member of UK Board Networking Organizations, Invest Africa and also a Board Member of UK-Based NGO Common Purpose International.

Guest Lecturer at various universities, e.g., UCLA Anderson School of Management, University of Amsterdam Business School, Indian Institute of Management: Shillong, India, Murdoch University, Dubai)

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Agenda Sessions

  • Impact: an illusion?