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Francis Nwokedi, Managing Director NPL AdvisorsFrancis Nwokedi,
Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer

Francis Nwokedi is the Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer of NPL Advisors. Previously he was a partner and Head of Banking & Finance at the London office of the Canadian law firm Fasken Martineau. He has extensive experience of all forms of finance – including securitisation, structured credit derivatives, project finance and Shariah compliant capital markets transactions. Francis also has experience in the developed debt capital markets, where he has been involved in complex restructuring and regulatory changes.

Francis has previously worked as in-house counsel and as an investment banker in major international financial institutions (The Bank of Tokyo–Mitsubishi, JP Morgan Chase Bank, N.A., UniCredit Bank AG), largely focusing on structuring and documenting “first time” transactions in emerging markets in Africa, Asia, Central and Eastern Europe and Southern Europe.

Francis is a member of the Royal African Society, Chatham House and The Royal Institute of International Affairs. He is a governor at the Petchey Academy, a trustee of West Hackney Parochial Charity and a trustee of the Hackney Joint Estate Charity. Francis graduated in Law from the University of Warwick, trained and qualified as a solicitor with Clifford Chance in their London and Paris offices.