Amira Elmissiry-Sulai

Amira Elmissiry-Sulai

Chief Equity and Catalytic Investment Officer
African Development Bank

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Amira Elmissiry-Sulai is the Chief Equity and Catalytic Investment Officer with the Private Sector Operations Department at the African Development Bank, where she leads a team that originates equity transactions. She is also a seasoned lawyer with experience in international relations, public international law, and private sector and micro-finance investments, and has acted as a lead counsel structuring and negotiating over US$300mn private investments in Africa.

Before joining the Bank, Amira worked with various international organisations, including Initiatives of Change International, a Geneva-based international organisation, where she oversaw the organisation's work in implementing the MDGs, and lectured in Human Rights Law to master's/honors students under a GiZ/SADC Drama for Life Programme at the University of Witwatersrand.

She has been recognised by Forbes Magazine as one of the 20 youngest power women in Africa in 2014, as one of the top 100 corporate legal counsels in Africa by Legal 500, and as one of the top 100 African Economic leaders in Africa by the French Think-Tank - Institute Choiseul in 2015.

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