Chris Chijiutomi

Managing Director and Head of Africa

Chris Chijiutomi joined British International Investment in January 2017 and is now Managing Director and Head of Africa.

Chris was appointed as Head of Africa in February 2023.  As Head of Africa he is responsible for BII’s activities in Africa including leading the rapidly growing team presence throughout Africa, he is a core member of the Executive Committee, Investment Committee and Market Committee at BII.

In his previous role as Head of Infrastructure & Climate Equity, he was responsible for some of the most significant relationships and transactions in BII portfolio, which has included sitting on the boards of two key investments in Africa—Globeleq and Gridworks. He was also overseeing BII joint venture with DP World in the creation of a platform to invest in ports and logistics assets in Africa, as well as the creation of water platform with Metito, also across Africa. He has been directly involved in over $5bn of transactions across Europe and Africa.

Chris Chijiutomi will be speaking on the ‘20/20 Vision: Shaping the Next 20 Years’ panel on 24 April.