Enitan Obasanjo-Adeleye appointed Director, Head of Research for AVCA

26 Jan 2017

London, UK, Monday, 23rd January 2017: The African Private Equity and Venture Capital Association (AVCA) is pleased to announce the appointment of Enitan Obasanjo-Adeleye as Director, Head of Research.

Enitan joins AVCA with over 15 years of research, consulting, and investment banking experience gained at organisations including Accenture, Barclays Capital, and Lehman Brothers. She also holds a PhD in Operations Research from Imperial College, London, and is a Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst (CAIA) Association charterholder.

Most recently, Enitan was CEO at  Legacy Investment and Management, an investment advisory company she founded in Lagos, Nigeria, focused on deal origination and structuring, and strategic advisory. Prior to that, she  was a Vice President, Index Research and Analysis at Barclays Capital UK, and a Vice President, Equities Proprietary Trading with Lehman Brothers UK.

Enitan will be responsible for driving AVCA’s critical industry research agenda, to ensure that AVCA continues to create value for its members and the wider private equity and venture capital industry.

Speaking of the appointment, Enitan Obasanjo-Adeleye said, “It is a great pleasure to be joining AVCA at such an interesting time for the private equity industry in Africa. I am excited to be a part of the great progress AVCA is making in driving the industry forward through its Research pillar.”

Commenting further, Michelle Kathryn Essomé, Chief Executive Officer at AVCA, said, “We are delighted to have Enitan on board, directing strategy for AVCA’s research. Her expertise, knowledge and experience of the African investment landscape and the financial services industry is a great match for the AVCA team.”


For more information, please contact: avca@avca-africa.org.

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