AVCA's Michelle Kathryn Essomé speaks with Africa AM on AVCA's role and vision for African PE

01 May 2014

The article shares the experiences of Michelle Kathryn Essomé from joining the organisation in 2011, to working with the team to build AVCA into an association with over 100 members today.

"I was really attracted by the opportunity to leverage off the prevailing excitement about Africa and private equity in Africa," said Michelle Kathryn Essomé.

... 'Listening to what the industry wanted is a huge part of what directs the vision for AVCA. Delivering what our members think is important and necessary is fundamental to us'.

On AVCA's role: 'that is a role AVCA can play, in providing unbiased information to grow the asset class, and being able to connect managers and investors', Michelle adds.

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