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Private Equity firms. Venture Capital Firms. Family Offices. Institutional investors. Ultra High Net Worth individuals. Fund Managers. Entrepreneurs.
Headquartered in New York City, Invest Africa US represents a community of members who share a common interest in stimulating investment, economic growth, employment and the reduction of poverty in Africa. Invest Africa US provides its members with a non-partisan platform to access and share credible first-hand information and relationships to promote business and sustainable development in Africa.
The application of Invest Africa US Inc. to be a 501(c)(3) tax exempt nonprofit organization is pending.
CEO of US energy investor Symbion Power, board member of US NGO Engender Health, former Chair of the Corporate Council on Africa (US).
CEO of Whitaker Group, first ever Assistant US Trade Representative, served in the administrations of President Clinton and President Bush.
Driver of the strategic vision and reach of the organization in the US.
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
CEO and President of the Paul Tudor Jones II Family Office, Vice Chair of Africa’s premier hospitality brand, the luxury hotel group, Singita International.
President & CEO Zephy Management. Formerly President & CEO of the Rockefeller Foundation. Zephyr has sponsored 22 investment funds in Africa, Sri Lanka, Mexico and India.
Serial investor and author. Former Partner and Director at Dalberg a strategic advisory firm. Author of Success in Africa about fast growing markets and successful CEO’s.
Multiplatform investor and Chairman of Vision Madagascar (ViMA). Former president of the Madagascar American Chamber of Commerce (Amcham)
Managing Partner at CrossBoundary, leads the firms’ adjunct investment platform CrossBoundary Energy. Formerly worked with Abraaj Capital.
CEO of METL, Tanzania’s largest conglomerate. Founder of the Mo Dewji Foundation, listed by Forbes as Africa’s Youngest Billionaire 2016/2017. Signed the Giving Pledge in 2017.
Co-founder of Lateral Capital, established Frontier Dawn Partners. Started his career at J.P Morgan, was an Executive Director at Goldman Sachs and Investment Director at ACI.
President of Friedman Associates and an early pioneer of US investment in Southern Africa and Mozambique in particular.
Vice President and Managing Director – Africa of the National Basketball Association (NBA), Founder of SEED and former executive at the Dallas Mavericks.
Partner at New York law firm Evershed Sutherland. Former First Assistant Attorney General New York State. Co-Founder of Human Rights First.
Former US diplomat, serial entrepreneur and board member of American Express. Trustee of the US – Angola Chamber of Commerce. Dr. Herndon is a published author and accomplished musician.
Partner at Baylis Emerging Markets Fund, Co-Founder of the Africa Expert Network (AXN). Senior Fellow at the Atlantic Council and author of the award winning The Next Africa.
President & CEO of KRL. Formerly worked for BKSH and is author of Choosing the Hero, a book highlighting her decades of work for Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf.
Impact Investor working in the office of Ray Chambers, Investor at Andela and Learn Capital. Trustee of the Africa Center in Harlem, Former VP of MDH Health Alliance, Acumen Fund.
Founder of Development Capital Strategies, an ESG and impact advisory for investors, lenders and developers. Formerly at Bear Stearns, Gerson Lehrman Group (GLG), and the Business Council for Peace.
Senior Advisor to Kroll & Farallon Capital, former UK Minister for Africa, the Caribbean and Overseas Territories. Member of Her Majesty’s Privy Council.
Founding editor of Forbes Afrique, founding writer of Forbes’s Emerging Markets custom content category; has interviewed heads of state, celebrities and more.
Chief Executive of New York based Fairfax Africa Holdings, formerly Managing Director at Lazard and Citigroup. Launched a $500m Africa Fund in 2017.