AfDB appoints new regional director-generals to roll out business plans
The African Development Bank (AfDB) has appointed Dr Tonia Kandiero as director-general of its Africa regional development and business delivery office, effective December 1.
A Malawian national, Kandiero has worked across Southern Africa and brings experience in government, academia and international financial institutions. She is currently the AfDB’s resident representative for Tanzania, responsible for managing one of the largest beneficiaries, with a portfolio of $2-billion. During her tenure, the Tanzania portfolio has strengthened, making it increasingly relevant to the country. She has also focused on strengthening portfolio management across sectors, including transport, energy, water, agriculture,education and health and under her leadership engagement with the private sector has been deepened.