Kenroy Dowers


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Kenroy Dowers was appointed the acting Chief Financial Officer of Atlas Mara in October 2017 and he stepped down in 2019. He is currently the Company's Group MD and Head of Strategy.  He previously headed the IFC’s Financial Markets Global Retail unit, overseeing investments in capital markets, insurance and agrifinance. He also spearheaded the IFC’s expansion into housing finance, distressed assets and insurance, and managed the its global client relationships with banks including Citibank, Deutsche Bank and JP Morgan. Kenroy has 15 years of financial services experience, including senior positions at Inter-American Development Bank and Freddie Mac prior to joining the IFC. He has a PhD in Finance from the State University of New York.

2014 – Present    Group MD/Head Strategy and Corporate Development,  Atlas Mara Ltd
2017 – 2019         Acting Chief Financial Officer, Atlas Mara Ltd.
2009 – 2014         Global Head/Senior Manager, IFC
2006 – 2009         Manager, IFC
2003 – 2006         Principal Financial Specialist, IFC
1998 – 2003         Senior Investment Officer, Inter-American Development Bank
1996 – 1998         Senior Financial Analyst, Freddie Mac

1992 – 1996         PhD, Finance and Economics, State University of New York
1990 – 1992         MBA, State University of New York 
1983 – 1986         B.Sc, Accounting and Business, University of the West Indies

About Atlas Mara Ltd: Atlas Mara Limited is a private equity firm specialising in potential and bolt-on acquisitions. The firm prefers to invest in the sub-Saharan African market, though it also invests outside Africa. It considers investments in the financial services sector. The firm was formerly known as Atlas Mara Co Nvest Ltd. Atlas Mara Limited is based in Road Town, British Virgin Islands.


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