GuarantCo Management Company (GMC) has appointed Layth Al-Falaki as Chairman and CEO of GuarantCo, managed by GMC, as part of an internal move within PIDG. The appointment will be effective from mid-January 2022.
Until then, Layth served as Chief Risk Officer (CRO) at PIDG since April 2018. He is also a non-executive board member of PIDG, Emerging Africa Infrastructure Fund and GuarantCo. In his career, Layth Al-Falaki was CRO at the British Arab Commercial Bank, formerly part of the HSBC group.
With a rich career in banking and extensive experience in emerging market transactions, Layth holds a bachelor’s degree in statistics and management science and a master’s degree in operations research from the London School of Economics and Political Science.
A member of the Private Infrastructure Development Group (PIDG), GuarantCo mobilizes local currency investments from the private sector for infrastructure projects and supports the development of financial markets in low-income countries in Africa and Asia.
journaliste économique, titulaire d’un Master II en Communication et Journalisme de l’Institut Supérieur des Sciences de l’Information et de la Communication de Dakar (ISSIC). Grande amatrice de lecture et de musique. Féministe dans l’âme et passionnée de mode.