Tokunboh Ishmael


‘Tokunboh is an experienced private equity investor, and banker having worked on over $5.6bn transactions across the US, Europe and Africa. She has a focus and on the energy, technology and financial services; financing SMEs; and proactively funding female entrepreneurs across Africa. Her clients include organisations and corporates looking for a mix of superior returns, responsible investing, economic impact and social responsibility. She is a Fellow of Yale University and the Aspen Institute, and a CFA Charter holder.

‘Tokunboh is co-founder of Alitheia; a private equity firm investing to transform businesses where funding gaps create unique opportunities. She is also a principal at Alitheia Identity, a fund focused on funding businesses that leverage gender diversity to achieve superior returns.

‘Tokunboh graduated holds a 1st Class Combined Honors in Computer Science and Economics from the University of Ife; an MSc in Distributed Computing (University of London) and a MBA (London Business School)

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