Tinashe Makoni

Tinashe joined PIDG as General Counsel in September 2021. Tinashe is a senior lawyer with over 15 years’ experience advising developers, international banks, development finance institutions, private equity funds and state-owned enterprises in complex, cross-border transactions. Tinashe joins us from SunFunder Inc., where, as Chief Legal Counsel, he led the legal team and was a… Continue reading Tinashe Makoni

Cameron Bain

Cameron joined PIDG as Health Safety Environmental and Social (HSES) Director in 2018 and facilitates the PIDG Ltd. HSES Committee. He has over 25 years as an HSES Leader working and supporting energy and infrastructure projects across Africa, Asia and South East Asia. Highly experienced on DFIs & MDBs, IOGP, and IFC HSES Standards and… Continue reading Cameron Bain

Cecilie Sørhus

Cecilie Sørhus, Chief of Staff and Head of Communications, joined PIDG from Xynteo, a consultancy firm advising on and specialising in leadership and sustainability issues. She was Head of Communications and led the firm’s global communications and brand-building work. Cecilie played an important role in delivering flagship events for Xynteo, leading and developing a global… Continue reading Cecilie Sørhus

Tim Streeter

Tim Streeter joined PIDG in September 2019 from Deutsche Pfandbriefbank AG (pbb) London, where he was Head of Loan Markets in the bank’s Public Investment Finance Team. He led the bank’s syndication activities and successfully established and maintained relationships with both banks and institutional investors, as the bank built a portfolio of infrastructure-related and export… Continue reading Tim Streeter

Marco Serena

Marco provides leadership on driving sustainable development impact across PIDG companies. He oversees the early stage impact assessment of all PIDG investments, the process for monitoring and evaluating their impact and PIDG programmatic work to deepen sustainable development impact including on gender and climate. Marco has over 15 years of experience working in frontier markets… Continue reading Marco Serena

Emilio Cattaneo

Emilio joined PIDG in 2015 as Executive Director of The Emerging Africa Infrastructure Fund, becoming Head of TA in December 2019. He has over 35 years of corporate finance, asset management and advisory experience across several markets, including Africa, Latin America, India and Southern Europe. He spent close to 20 years with HSBC in the… Continue reading Emilio Cattaneo

Mike Chilton

Mike joined PIDG as CFO in February 2018. He is a non-executive member of the Boards of InfraCo Africa and InfraCo Asia, as well as an attendee at the PIDG Ltd. Audit and Risk Committees. Before joining PIDG, Mike was the Finance Director at Cenkos Securities, a UK-listed institutional stockbroker. Before that, he was the… Continue reading Mike Chilton

Philippe Valahu

Philippe joined PIDG as Chief Executive Officer in 2014. He has 30 years of international experience in emerging markets infrastructure project and export finance and risk management in Latin America, sub-Saharan Africa and Asia. Prior to joining PIDG, Philippe was one of the founding partners of an EM infrastructure finance advisory firm and before that… Continue reading Philippe Valahu