Head of Power Utilities and Infrastructure, Absa Bank
Bhavtik Vallabhjee has >22 years of Corporate & Merchant Banking experience in SA and in the Middle East. He has been engaged in structuring major project finance transactions in sectors such as power, water, O&G, telecoms, transportation, healthcare & industrial projects. He has worked on several deals in the Middle East and a number of African countries. He has been involved in executing transactions with an aggregate value in excess of US$23bn in his career. He spent 5 years in the Middle East at the height of its infrastructure spending boom where he was a Project Finance banker there. After returning to SA in 2010, he has specifically focused on power. He is currently Head of Absa's Power, Utilities & Infrastructure in Africa. THe is a UK qualified Chartered Management Accountant, has an MBA in Finance, two Honours and a Bachelors degree in Accountancy & Finance.