Patrick Mgbenwelu

General Manager and Head, Debt Solutions

Patrick Mgbenwelu is the General Manager and Head Debt Solutions. Prior to his appointment in 2016, he served in the same role at FBN Capital Limited since 2011, and had worked with Stanbic IBTC Bank Plc where he was a Director and Head Debt Solution within the Standard Bank Group Investment Banking Division leading the deal team originating, structuring and closing project financings in Nigeria.

Patrick has over 25 years’ banking experience, with a primary focus on financial advisory, structuring, debt arranging/lending and closing of PPP/project finance transactions in the United Kingdom, Portugal, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Oman, Kuwait, U.A.E, other GCC countries, and most recently in Nigeria.

Qualifications: Associate of the Chartered Institute of Bankers (London), MSc Finance & Investment (London), MBA (London). Patrick is the Chairman of the International Project Finance Association (Nigeria Branch) and on the Advisory Board of Lagos Business School’s Centre for Infrastructure Policy Regulation & Advancement.