Bensoor, Joel

Joel Bensoor

Head of Portfolio Management, British International Investment,

Joel is the Head of Financial Services Portfolio Management at British International Investment (BII), the UK’s development finance institution and impact investor. Joel oversees a global portfolio, with the aim of investing to create more sustainable and inclusive economies across Africa and Asia.

Prior to joining BII, Joel held senior positions at Mediobanca where he was Head of Loan & CLO Trading, in an African investment fund and at Deutsche Bank, where he focussed on emerging markets credit trading.

Joel has more than 15 years’ experience in trading, portfolio management and structuring. He holds master’s degrees in engineering from University College London and is a CFA charter holder.