Joel Kibazo, formerly a Director of Communications and External Affairs at the African Development Bank is joining FTI Consulting. As a Managing Director based in London, his prime focus will be on business development for the firm across Africa.
He brings with him extensive experience gleaned from a career working for several high-profile organizations. Most recently at the African Development Bank he worked with both private and public sector institutions including the U.S. Treasury, governments in the UK and several African countries as well as other public and private sector organizations. For 12 years, he was a journalist at the Financial Times, covering the African business and financial sector beat, and has participated in programming with many leading broadcast organizations including the BBC and CNN.
Welcoming him to the firm, Chris Osborne, FTI’s Co-Chair for the firm’s EMEA business was quoted as saying “Demand from our clients for strategic advice and on-the-ground support in the many diverse markets across the Africa continues to grow. Joel, together with our well established local offices and global network, gives us a unique insight into the risks and opportunities that those markets provide.”