Jaffer Machano

Global Programme Manager, Municipal Investment Finance Programme
UN Capital Development Fund
Jaffer Machano is the Global Programme Manager for the Municipal Investment Finance programme of UNCDF. Jaffer oversees the UNCDF initiative charged with increasing the capacity of local governments to address key urbanization challenges through access to sustainable sources of capital financing. Before joining Standard Chartered Bank, Jaffer worked for Tanzania Investment Bank, a local investment bank, and Barclays Bank Tanzania. Jaffer’s experience with the United Nations includes serving under the United Nations Development Programme and the UN Peacekeeping Division. His experience in finance also includes working for the Federal Reserve Bank of New York.