March 28th, 2017
Helen Tarnoy, MD of Aldwych International Ltd, Honoree at the MIGA 2nd Annual Gender CEO Award 2017
MIGA hosted its 2nd Gender CEO Award on International Women's Day (March 8) to recognize the accomplishments of a CEO, or equivalent, from one of its clients with a record of seeking to create opportunities for women and promoting gender equality.
This year's awardee was Helen Tarnoy, Managing Director of Aldwych International. A pioneer in her field, Ms. Tarnoy has led several business development efforts in Africa since 1997, including the financing of the successful Songas project in Tanzania. She also spent two years as Director General of the Cameroon integrated utility, Sonel, with a workforce of 3,500 people and a turnover of some $180m. Helen has been Managing Director of Aldwych since 2012, and has overseen its successful participation in the development of the Lake Turkana wind farm, the Azura-Edo plant and the Amandi power plant.
Aldwych International received political risk guarantees from MIGA through its investment in Azura Power West Africa Ltd., the company created to develop the 459MW open-cycle gas power plant near Benin City in Edo State, Nigeria.
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