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Established by Congress, the Sub-Saharan Africa Advisory Committee provides guidance and advice regarding EXIM policies and programs designed to support the expansion of financing support for U.S. manufactured goods and services in Sub-Saharan Africa.

Committee members advise EXIM on the development and implementation of policies and programs designed to support EXIM’s engagement in Sub-Saharan Africa with a view to boosting American exports and bolstering U.S. jobs.

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Please click here to view the transcripts from the committee meetings.

EXIM 2021-22 Sub-Saharan Africa Advisory Committee Members:

Chair:

Jim O'Brien
Principal
Baker McKenzie
Representing: Trade/Commerce

Members:

Lynee Bradley
Director, Export and Agency Finance Head for North America
Citi
Representing: Banking/Finance

Rebecca Enonchong
CEO    
AppsTech
Representing: Trade/Commerce

Bridget Gainer
Global Head of Public Affairs
Aon
Representing: Banking/Finance

Lars Hickey
Managing Director Project Finance and International Government Affairs
Wabtec
Representing: Trade/Commerce

Uzodinma Iweala
CEO
The Africa Center
Representing: Trade/Commerce

Dr. Mima S. Nedelcovych
Chairman
AfricaGlobal Schaffer
Representing: Trade/Commerce

E.E. Okpa
Principal
The OKPA Co
Representing: Small Business

Paul Sullivan
President – International Business
Acrow Bridge
Representing: Small Business

Sola Yomi-Ajayi
Chief Executive Officer
UBA America
Representing: Banking/Finance

Elias Zewde
Partner
KHAFRA Engineering Consultants, Inc.
Representing: Small Business

 


For more information about the Sub-Saharan Africa Advisory Committee, please click here to view a Fact Sheet or email advisory@exim.gov.