Dr. Namukale Chintu is a Senior Director at EFG Private Bank, covering Central and Eastern Europe and Africa. Prior to this role, she was a wealth manager covering clients with business interests in Africa at UBS Wealth Management, and before that was Head of Global Proprietary Capital investing in UBS Asset Management. Prior to UBS, Namukale was Co-Head of Africa at Syntaxis Capital, where she developed a Sub-Saharan Africa focused mezzanine investment strategy and established the firm’s London office. Namukale has also worked for SMBC EMEA Corporate Banking where she developed a post financial crisis Sub-Saharan Africa focused strategy. Prior to the 2008 financial crisis, she held capital market roles at Morgan Stanley and Lehman Brothers.
Namukale holds a Ph.D. that focussed on international business and finance in Africa from the Cambridge Judge Business School, where she also taught on the school’s Executive MBA programme. She also holds two MScs in Financial Economics and Management Research from the University of Oxford as a Rhodes Scholar, and a BA in Economics from the University of Zambia as a Bank of Zambia Scholar.