Lucy Chege

Lucy Chege

General Manager - Infrastructure Finance

Development Bank of Southern Africa

Lucy is currently General Manager: Infrastructure Finance at the Development Bank of Southern Africa (DBSA). She is primarily responsible for leading DBSA’s investment activities and managing relationships with key clients primarily in the energy sector in South Africa. Prior to this role, she was a Divisional Executive in the Investment Banking Division at the DBSA.

Lucy has over 15 years of combined experience in infrastructure project finance and Public Private Partnerships (PPPs). She has led DBSA’s team in originating and executing several energy projects which have won international awards and added more than 2500MW of power to the South African National Grid.  Lucy is also the recipient of the Green Future Leadership Award (2016).

She has led several investment teams, and executed landmark lead arranging mandates for transactions in various sectors including energy, telecommunications, PPPs, health and transport.

Lucy has an MBA in Finance from Manchester Business School of the University of Manchester, UK.

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