Tariye Gbadegesin

Managing Director and Chief Investment Officer

ARM Harith Infrastructure Fund, Nigeria

An investment professional with over 20 years experience in finance, principal investments and infrastructure, Tariye has mobilized over US$3 billion of capital for infrastructure projects in Africa.

Tariye was on the founding team to establish the Africa Finance Corporation (AFC), a pan African Development Finance Institution with US$ 6 billion under management where she led several of AFC`s investments in the sectors of power, transport, industrials, & telecommunications.

Tariye previously led the US$800 million Industrial and Telecommunications Infrastructure business at AFC. Her global experience includes roles at the International Monetary Fund, the Boston Consulting Group, & Price Waterhouse Coopers. Tariye holds a bachelor`s degree in Economics from Amherst College, and an MBA from the Harvard Business School.


Executive Panel Discussion, Opening Keynote

Post-pandemic Global Economic and Social Outlook – Perspectives of Female Leaders

Prof Dr Ulrike Ackermann | John Stuart Mill Institute for Research on Freedom, Germany

Dr Rebecca Harding | Coriolis Technologies, UK

Dr Mareike Ohlberg | The German Marshall Fund of the United States (G|M|F), Germany

Tariye Gbadegesin | ARM Harith Infrastructure Fund, Nigeria