Our People

 

We are a team of dedicated professionals with a proven business and investment track record. Success for us goes beyond financial gain. We are driven by our deep-rooted view that success is defined by making a positive and sustainable impact on all of our stakeholders. That means putting excellence, integrity, accountability, and good citizenship at the forefront of what we do.

Dr. Yemi Osindero
Managing Partner, Lagos

Yemi provides overall leadership, management and direction for the business, from fundraising to deal origination, execution and portfolio management.

Nana Adow Dankwa
Partner, Accra

Nana Adow provides oversight over deal origination, execution and portfolio management. He has over 18 years of investment banking and investment experience …

Jean-Michel Kamanan
Partner, Abidjan

Jean-Michel (“JMK”) supervises our efforts in Francophone West Africa. JMK has over 16 years of finance and private equity experience in West Africa origination…

Taiwo Peters
Chief Operating Officer, Lagos

Taiwo oversees our business operations and administration functions, including legal services, to ensure we meet our short-to-long-term objectives.

Chuka Maduabum
Vice President, Lagos

Chuka Maduabum is a member of the investment team. He’s responsible for deal origination, deal execution, and portfolio monitoring.

Kimberly Laguda
Head of ESG and Impact, Lagos

Kim drives the ESG and Impact objectives of our business and our portfolio companies. providing strategic guidance on incorporating ESG factors …

Tosin Ayomo
Finance & Operations Manager, Lagos

Tosin oversees the firm’s finance/accounting processes and supports administrative functions in furtherance of our investment and fund-raising activities.

Imelda Hounsinou
Associate, Abidjan

Imelda is responsible for reviewing investment opportunities in our francophone target countries.
Prior to joining the firm, Imelda …

Mouhammad Sene
Associate, Abidjan

As a member of the investment team, Mouhammad supports the origination, execution and monitoring of investments and divestments.

Folakemi Oduwole
Associate, Lagos

Folakemi is a member of the investment team. She is responsible for reviewing investment opportunities and assisting with deal sourcing…

Tolu Oke
Office Manager, Lagos

While overseeing various administrative functions, Tolu assists our team in ensuring that our business and office operations run as efficiently as possible.

Ashley Dunster
Investment Committee Chairman (Non-Executive)

Ashley ensures that our overall strategy is applied to all investments, disposals, and acquisitions.

Oyinkan Adewale
Investment Committee Member (Non-Executive)

Oyinkan ensures that our investments, disposals, and acquisitions are all aligned with our overall strategy.