Henry Obi

Henry Obi

Chief Operating Officer
Helios Investment Partners

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Henry Obi is Partner and Chief Operating Officer at Helios Investment Partners, an Africa-focused private investment firm which operates a family of funds and related co-investment entities aggregating more than US$3bn in capital commitments. Mr. Obi is responsible for the operations of the firm and is a member of the Helios Investment Committee.  

Prior to joining Helios, he was a Partner at Aureos Capital Partners where he was responsible for monitoring the performance of the firm’s funds in Africa and Central America and their compliance with investment policy. Prior to Aureos, Mr. Obi was a Senior Investment Executive at Actis. He started his investment career in the power investment team at CDC and has also worked at Dynegy, a US energy trader.

Mr. Obi has an MBA in Finance from the London Business School. He sits on the Advisory Board of Maris Capital and on the Board of the African Private Equity and Venture Capital Association, as well as chairs the Emerging Market Private Equity Association’s Africa Council.

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