Samallie Kiyingi

General Counsel, African Export Import Bank

Samallie Kiyingi is Director of Legal and the General Counsel at the African Export Import Bank (“Afreximbank”). She was recently recognized as one of the Most Influential People of African Descent under 40, part of a United Nations initiative to recognize the achievements of people of African descent globally.

Prior to her appointment at Afreximbank, Ms Kiyingi was a Director and the Head of the Securitisation Regulatory Policy and Advisory Group at Deutsche Bank, London, a Senior Associate at Clifford Chance, London and an independent consultant advising corporates and regulators on capital markets.

Ms Kiyingi holds a first-class Bachelor of Laws degree and Bachelor of Arts degree in international studies from the University of Technology, Sydney, Australia. She is admitted as a solicitor in NSW, Australia, England and Wales.