African Guarantee Fund


Banking & Finance

Countries of Operation

What African Guarantee Fund Does

About Us

AGF is a Pan-African financial institution that promotes economic development, increases employment and reduces poverty in Africa by providing financial institutions with guarantees and other financial products specifically intended to support Small and Medium-sized Enterprises in Africa.


Our Difference

Vision & Mission

To be the leading non-bank financial institution which meets Africa’s financing provider’s needs, effectively serving SMEs while maintaining our uncompromised principal as we grow.

Our Culture

Workforce Diversity & Inclusion

Equal Opportunity Employer

Roles with African Guarantee Fund

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Our Employer Value Proposition

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AGF offers a regionally competitive salary with an excellent benefits package. AGF prides itself on its collegial, supportive and gender sensitive working environment and believes that staff diversity promotes excellence.


African Guarantee Fund’s Corporate Social Responsibility mission is to contribute to the social and economic development of the community. Through a series of interventions, we seek to support the economically, physically and socially challenged groups and to draw them into the cycle of growth, development and empowerment. Our strategy is to integrate our activities in community development, social responsibility and environmental responsibility. We strive to include these in our CSR interventions whether directly or in partnership with Corporates, Non-Governmental Organisations of repute or any other organization as the shareholders deem fit. AGF is grateful to the society for the support and encouragement towards its growth and development and believes that no organization can make sustainable development without patronage from the society. We see ourselves as beneficiaries of this diverse environment, hence our desire to give back.

Our Leadership

Jules Ngankam
Group Chief Executive Office

Jules has over 15 years of experience in banking and financial services with leading financial institutions. Prior to his current role, he was the Group Deputy CEO of African Guarantee Fund. Jules worked for over 8 years at Barclays Capital, the investment banking division of Barclays PLC, in various roles including rates strategist, rates trader and treasury vice-president.

In his latest position, he focused on the management of the Group’s liquidity, interest rates risk and foreign exchange risk in their balance sheet and the implementation of their internal funding curves and transfer pricing.

A Cameroonian national, Jules is a graduate of ENSAE (Paris) in statistics and economics and of ESSEC Business School in Paris. He also holds a Master’s degree in Applied Mathematics from the University of Paris Dauphine in France. Jules is passionate about leveraging financial innovation to support sustainable development and financial inclusion.

Our People

Franck Adjagba
Group Director of Business Development

Franck is an accomplished Financial Services Professional with 19 years of extensive experience in Business Development, Strategic Planning & Execution, Innovation & New Product Development. Prior to his current role, he was the Managing Director of AGF West Africa.

A Beninese national, Franck holds a Master’s Degree in Marketing & Management from the Institut Supérieur Européen de Gestion (France), a Master’s Degree in E-business & Strategy from Grenoble Graduate School of Business (France) and a FinTech Certificate from Said Business School, University of Oxford. Franck has a passion for FinTech Entrepreneurship and Investment as well as Sustainable Development initiatives in Africa.

Your Career With African Guarantee Fund

Working at AGF