N. Justin Chinyanta is a co-founding shareholder and CEO of the Loita Group, the Mauritius based holding company for Loita Capital Partners International, a pan-African investment banking firm(www.loita.com); Fintech International, a financial IT firm (www.fintech-group.com), and Loita Transaction Services, which specializes in African bank switching and electronic transfer operations (www.lxsinternational.com). He has been involved in the financial markets of Sub-Sahara Africa for over twenty five years covering commercial and investment banking, and in this capacity, has played a leading role in developing African capital markets and debt instruments (focusing on structured trade and project finance facilities) for Loita's various clients in the region exceeding USD 3 billion.
He is a non executive board member of Ecobank Malawi (Chair Risk and Credit Committee), JSE listed infrastructure firm Group 5 and AAR Credit Kenya and Uganda (Board Chair). He serves as Vice Chair of the Zambia Bond and Derivatives Exchange (BADEX), Executive Vice President (Southern Africa) for the Africa Business Roundtable and is one of the pioneer members of General Colin Powell and Ms Madeleine Albright’s Initiative for Global Development Frontier 100 CEOs. In April 2013, he was appointed to the Duke of Edinburgh’s Commonwealth Study Conference Leaders Forum.
Justin, a former senior officer at Citibank and HSBC’s Africa Regional offices, is a graduate of the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy (Tufts University) and Fellow of Harvard University’s Weatherhead Center for International Affairs. He is an advocate of the High Court for Zambia, and resides in Johannesburg South Africa.
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