Bayo Oyewole



Bayo Oyewole is an international development finance specialist with extensive experience in sourcing financing for and implementing growth-enabling public private partnership infrastructure projects in developing countries around the world.

Bayo worked at the World Bank Group for over 33 years, most recently as a Lead Specialist in the World Bank’s Global Infrastructure Facility (GIF), a global collaboration platform established to meet the infrastructure needs of emerging markets and developing economies by structuring quality infrastructure projects and programs and mobilizing commercial finance to support them.

Prior to the GIF, Bayo worked in the International Finance Corporation (IFC) for over 15 years; as Lead Specialist in IFC’s Public Private Partnerships Department, he advised African governments on structuring infrastructure PPPs, including in the health and education sectors. Prior to that he led a team that managed IFC’s trust funds and the Corporation’s relationship with the international donor community.

Bayo began his career in the World Bank Group as an advisor, then senior advisor in the office of the Executive Director at the World Bank where he represented the interests of 22 African countries on the Board of the World Bank Group.