Iain Macaulay

Head of Project Finance

Iain joined CDC in 2016. He has since successfully grown the Project Finance team, both in terms of personnel and number of deals executed.

Before joining CDC, Iain held senior positions at Nedbank’s Corporate and Investment Bank in South Africa 15 years’ in infrastructure Project Finance.

Iain has extensive project finance experience, as lead arranger of transactions and debt syndicates across a broad range of infrastructure sectors, across South Africa and sub-Saharan Africa, including telecoms (where for a number of years he led Nedbank’s Telecommunications team), road and rail infrastructure, African real estate, agri-processing, general infrastructure and water.

For the first ten years of his career, Iain worked in business consulting, engineering, property development. Iain holds an MBA from Wits Business School and a BSc and MSc from Wits University Johannesburg. Iain holds South African national colours for rowing.