Mrs. Aida Kimemia has over 25 years of banking and development finance experience in Africa, Asia and Eastern Europe.
She currently serves as non-executive director on the boards of three private companies operating in multiple African countries and chairs the investment committee of Tiserin – Adapta, a credit facility which finances and provides climate-smart solutions to small and medium agribusiness companies. Aida previously served as Chair on the Board of Metropolitan Cannon General Insurance Company.
Aida had a long career at the International Finance Corporation (IFC), rising to the rank of Regional Manager, where she led a team in developing a significant and diverse investment portfolio in the manufacturing and services sectors in Africa. Within IFC she also led IFC’s Africa Health and Education business and was Head of the East Africa regional office.
She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics and Mathematics from St. Lawrence University (New York) and a Master’s Degree in Financial Management from Johns Hopkins University (Baltimore).
Mrs. Aida Kimemia is nominated by the Capital Markets Challenge Fund on the CDSC Board.