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Patrick Crawford

Patrick Crawford

Director, PIDG Ltd.

Patrick is a Board Member of the Private Infrastructure Development Group Ltd. and Chair of the Emerging Africa Infrastructure Fund. He retired in June 2018 from his role as Chief Executive and Board Executive Director of The Charity Bank Limited, a social purpose bank which lends to charities and social enterprises in the UK. He began his career in finance in the City of London over 40 years ago and has a wealth of experience in project, export and trade finance. When the Emerging Africa Infrastructure Fund was established in 2002, Patrick led the fund management team for two years. For the following eight years, he was Chief Executive of the UK’s Export Credit Agency. His career has brought him extensive involvement with credit risk and liability management and with international project financing. He is Chair of the Caxton Trust, a UK educational charity operation under the name of Catch Up.

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