Hurley Doddy

Hurley Doddy

Managing Director, Founding Partner and co-Chief Executive Officer
Emerging Capital Partners

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Hurley Doddy is Managing Director, Founding Partner and co-Chief Executive Officer of Emerging Capital Partners (ECP). With seven funds and over US$1.8bn under management, ECP is a leading private equity manager focused exclusively on Africa. Headquartered in Washington DC, ECP has six offices across Africa and over a decade of successful investing experience in companies operating in over 40 countries on the continent. Mr. Doddy, previously Chief Operating Officer of ECP, continues to oversee the operations of Africa Funds I, II & III and is a member of ECP's investment committees and executive committee.

Prior to joining ECP, Mr. Doddy was an Executive Director at Sumitomo Finance International in London, where he managed the operations of a US$200mn equity risk arbitrage book, creating arbitrage and convergence strategies. Mr. Doddy's career in finance began at Salomon Brothers in 1984, lasting over 14 years with assignments in New York, Tokyo and Sao Paulo. While at Salomon, Mr. Doddy gained a wealth of experience in government bond trading, hedge management, fixed income derivatives, equity derivatives, and emerging markets trading. In 1997, Mr. Doddy was appointed as Managing Director of Salomon Brothers, responsible for managing all fixed income and equity risk positions for Banco Patrimônio, Salomon's joint venture in Brazil. In this position, he also oversaw the asset management, equity underwriting and customer fixed income businesses.

Mr. Doddy received a bachelor's degree in economics with honors from Princeton University and holds a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation from the CFA Institute. He has served on the Boards of Financial Bank (West and Central Africa), Celtel International (Pan-African), Charaf Corporation (Morocco), Agromed S.A. (Tunisia), Continental Reinsurance (Nigeria), All Africa Airways (Mauritius), Air Ivoire (Cote d'Ivoire), Société Internationale de Plantations d'Hévéas (SIPH) (West Africa), and Horizon Portfolio Limited (Cayman Islands).

 

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