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SuperReturn Africa
3-5 December 2024
The Westin, Cape Town

Vibhuti Jain
Managing Director, Africa at U.S. International Development Finance Corporation (DFC)


Vibhuti Jain joined U.S. International Development Finance Corporation (DFC) as Regional Managing Director for Africa in January 2020. As part of DFC’s focus on low-income and lower middle-income countries and increasing its development impact, Ms. Jain leads the agency’s on-the-ground presence in Africa from its regional office in Johannesburg, South Africa.

Prior to joining DFC, Ms. Jain was based in Pretoria, South Africa, where she led the project finance team of Power Africa, a U.S. Government energy generation and access program coordinated by USAID. In addition to her public sector work, Ms. Jain is an experienced corporate attorney, representing Fortune 100 companies in the financial services sector, and practicing law in New York and London. She also worked for a boutique investment banking firm in New York on transportation, energy, and other infrastructure transactions.

Ms. Jain holds a B.A. in Economics from Yale University and a J.D. from Harvard Law School.

Agenda Sessions

  • African commodities: an untapped goldmine

  • The DFI: the backbone of the African economy?