Mr Edward Mulilo
Acting Managing Director
Development Bank of Zambia
Industry / Sector
Agriculture & Allied Services, Education & Skill Development, Financial Services, Healthcare & Pharmaceuticals, Infrastructure, Manufacturing, Mining, Power & Energy
Project finance professional with years of hands on experience in deal sourcing for financing, investment due diligence and appraisal including as Team Leader, deal structuring with specialisation in plain vanilla and mezzanine debt instruments, all done within a development finance institutional setting. Have sourced, evaluated and successfully closed investment deals across various economic sectors and in nine (9) Southern African countries. Worked at Development Bank of Zambia (DBZ), a national development bank for thirteen (13) years before joining Norsad Agency, now Norsad Finance Limited in 2003, a regional impact investment company offering bespoke debt and mezzanine financing solutions to mid-market growth companies in Southern Africa. Left Norsad as Principal Investment Officer to re-join DBZ as Chief Investment Officer in June 2018.
Development Bank of Zambia (DBZ) is a development finance institution, with a mandate to provide short, medium, and long-term finance to a diversified portfolio of corporate companies including financial intermediaries to support the Government’s economic development strategies for growth, economic diversification, foreign exchange generation and saving, wealth creation, use of local raw materials and job creation. It supports projects/investments in various sectors of the economy focussing more on priority sectors such as Agriculture and Agro-processing, Manufacturing, Mining and others in line with the Country's Seventh National Development Plan.