Admassu Tadesse

Admassu Tadesse

  • President Emeritus & Group Managing Director - Eastern and Southern African Trade and Development Bank (TDB)

Mr. Tadesse is President Emeritus and Group Managing Director and serves as Chairman of the TDB Group Executive Management Board. Prior to this role, he served as CEO of TDB (2012-2022). He serves on the governing organs of several global and continental industry bodies, notably the International Development Finance Club, Finance in Common and the Africa Investment Forum. He also serves as Chairman of the Board of Directors of Financial Sector Deeping Ethiopia, a-not-for-profit financial sector development agency. He is a member of the boards of directors of the US Corporate Council on Africa, ZEP Reinsurance and Gulf Africa Bank, in addition to the boards of directors of TDB subsidiaries and special purpose funds. In the past, he has also served on the boards of various development finance institutions/funds/associations in Paris and Geneva, as well as Johannesburg, Gaborone, and Abidjan. Prior to TDB Group, he served as Executive Vice-President for 10 years at the Development Bank of Southern Africa (DBSA) in Johannesburg, South Africa, where he was responsible for international finance and investment, as well as corporate strategy. He began his career much earlier in the 1990s in New York City in various economist and management consulting capacities with international development funds, including at the United Nations.

All Sessions by Admassu Tadesse

Day two October 3, 2023
16:45 – 17:45

PANEL 4 - The MIFC - Paving the way towards inclusive growth in Africa

Balaclava Fort, Mauritius
Day One October 2, 2023