Kalim M. Shah is Nigeria’s Senior Country Manager at the International Finance Corporation (IFC), a role he assumed in July 2021. Prior to the appointment, Kalim was a Chief Investment Officer responsible for IFC’s investments in Manufacturing for Sub-Saharan Africa. Kalim has thirty years of experience in Corporate and Commercial banking, Project Finance, and Financial Analysis with emphasis in the downstream O&G, manufacturing, agribusiness and financial sectors. Twenty of these have been with IFC. Kalim has country experience within Sub-Saharan Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean, South Asia, Middle East and North Africa, Canada and the USA. He holds a Master of Business Administration and a Bachelor of Science (Hons.) degree in Mechanical Engineering, both from Queen’s University, Canada.