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Executive Management Team

Deepak Malik

Chief Executive Officer

Deepak joined Norfund as an investment director in 2003 where he was responsible for promoting Norwegian investments in Southern Africa. He also served as head of the Financial Institutions Department and formed part of the management team. Before joining Norfund, Deepak was CEO of DBZ (Development Bank of Zambia) and held senior executive positions in ZCCM (Zambia Consolidated Copper Mines Limited). His credentials include a Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) degree from the University of Delhi in India, and he is a certified Chartered Accountant. With over 36 years’ experience and various Board positions, Deepak is well equipped to lead the team that will help Africa reach its full economic potential.

Albert Jonkergouw

Chief Financial Risk Officer

Albert joined Arise from 1 July 2021 from Rabobank Partnerships, where he held the position of Director Africa. Albert is a seasoned financial services professional with over four decades of experience in the banking, auditing, and insurance sectors both locally and abroad. Prior to joining Arise he held several senior executive positions at the Rabobank Group and Achmea Holdings in the Netherlands, NMB Bank in Tanzania and at ABSA in South Africa. Albert who also serves on several bank boards in Africa holds a Certificate Theory of Accountancy (CTA) & Hons B. Compt Accountancy from the University of South Africa and various financial certifications from NOREA (Netherlands Order of Registered IT Auditors), South African Institute of Professional Accountants (SAIPA) and Nyenrode Business University.