N. Justin Chinyanta

Co-Founder of Loita Group

    N. Justin Chinyanta, a former Vice President at Citibank and HSBC Bank’s
    Africa offices cofounded the Loita Group in 1994 (www.loita.com), a
    pioneering pan-African investment banking and financial ICT group
    (headquartered in Mauritius), which through wholly owned subsidiary Loita
    Capital Partners International has advised on, structured and arranged in excess
    of USD 3 billion in various funding transactions, in addition to its activities in the
    financial technology (through another wholly owned subsidiary Fintech
    International) as well as electronic payments and switching space (Loita Transaction

    A past non-executive board member of numerous boards such as Ecobank
    Malawi (Chair Risk and Credit Committee) and Johannesburg Securities
    Exchange listed infrastructure firm Group 5 (Member Risk Committee and
    Remuneration Committee), Justin presently chairs AAR Credit Kenya and
    Uganda, and also serves as Executive Vice President (Southern Africa) for the
    Africa Business Roundtable. He is one of the pioneer members of General Colin
    Powell and Ms Madeleine Albright’s Initiative for Global Development’s Frontier 100
    CEOs and in April 2013, became a member of the Duke of Edinburgh’s
    Commonwealth Study Conference Leaders Forum. In December 2016 he was
    appointed by the Government of Zambia as Non-Executive Chair of the
    National Housing Authority, and has previously served as honorary member of
    Zambian President Mwanawasa’s Investment and Business Advisory Council

    Justin is a Fellow of Harvard University (Weatherhead Center for International
    Affairs) and a graduate of the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts
    University (International Business Transactions and Financial Law). He is an
    Advocate of the Zambian High Court with a LLB from the University of Zambia.