Geoffrey White, CEO of Agility Africa, is an expert on infrastructure development, retail supply chain and investment in Africa. Agility, a leading global provider of integrated logistics and related infrastructure, has $5.1bn in revenue, 26,000 employees, and offices in more than 100 countries. He is a member of the Agility Strategic Advisory Board as well as an active member and contributor of the forum's Africa regional business council.
White joined Agility in 2014 after serving as CEO of Lonrho Plc for eight years, where he developed product supply chains for some of the world's largest retailers and developed essential infrastructure and logistics facilities for Africa's burgeoning oil and gas industry. His career path has included Thomas Tilling Plc, BTR Plc, Asda Plc, Hilton, Ford PAG, and a leading Middle Eastern private investment office.
He has commented on Africa for the BBC, CNN, CNBC, Forbes, and at the World Economic Forum, AU, NEPAD, Royal Africa Society, Chatham House, the Africa Investor Index Series Summit, The Economist East Africa Summit, and many other important African debates. He is a regular author of editorials on Africa.