Evans has a keen interest in how sustainable capital markets can address social and developmental challenges in Africa with over 20 years of global experience in investments, financial markets and development finance.
At FSD Africa he leads capital markets development initiatives across sub-Saharan Africa including green bond markets and market infrastructure development. He also sits on the board and investment committee of the African Local Currency Bond Fund (ALCBF).
Prior to joining FSD Africa, he worked with the IFC/World Bank as Head, Efficient Securities Markets Institutional Development (ESMID) Africa. Before, he was Chief Investment Officer/Head of Investments at AIG Global Investment Group.
Evans holds Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) degree from the Maastricht School of Management, Netherlands and is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA). He also holds two masters level degrees; MBA and MPhil (Development Economics). He has written op-eds for prestigious publications and facilitated at high-level conferences. He has also been a visiting lecturer at the University of Cape Town.
Evans developed the first Government Bond Market Index in Kenya, a widely followed equity market index and is the co-developer of the concept of M-Akiba to distribute government securities through mobile phones.