Art Mbanefo

Chief Investment Officer and Head of Principal Business and Asset Management
Member, Executive Committee

Art Mbanefo is Senior Managing Director, Chief Investment Officer (CIO) and Head of Principal Business and Asset Management for ORIX Corporation USA (ORIX USA). He is responsible for managing the active investment, underwriting and allocation of assets of ORIX USA and has oversight for all principal business and asset management businesses. In addition, he is responsible for adding new strategies, businesses and assets to ORIX USA’s balance sheet.

Mr. Mbanefo was previously CIO of Barclays International, where he had wide-ranging responsibilities over the entire balance sheet, including direct responsibility for the Investing and Lending business, Asset and Structured Finance, Financial Resource Management, Strategic and Private Equity Investments and Asset Management. Prior to Barclays, he served as CIO and Chief Executive Officer of two alternative investment management firms.

Mr. Mbanefo is a member of the Board of Directors of global brokerage and financial technology firm BGC Partners, and an advisory board member of the non-profit Room to Read in both London and New York.