Working at CDC

Our employees come from diverse backgrounds but we all share the same mission – to support the building of businesses in Africa and South Asia, to create jobs, and to make a lasting difference in people’s lives.

Whether you’re working in one of our operations or one of our investment teams, you will have the opportunity to support this aim and help us make a positive impact in some of the world’s poorest places.

Our vision is to recruit, retain and develop the very best people available to build an employee population that reflects the make-up of society and the regions in which we invest. To do this we aim to be an organisation whose policies and processes are without bias.

Our teams

Our investment teams are organised by the type of investments we make:

  • Debt
  • Equity Investments
  • Intermediated Equity

Our operations teams provide the support required to deliver our objectives:

  • Business Services
  • Business Integrity and Compliance
  • Communications
  • Environmental and Social Responsibility
  • Finance
  • Development Impact
  • Human Resources
  • Investment Management and Analytics
  • Legal, Tax, and Company Secretariat

What’s life like at CDC?

Take a look at these videos on our YouTube channel to get an insight into what it’s like to work here.