Paul Payne

Paul Payne

Member Services Manager
African Private Equity and Venture Capital Association

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Paul is Member Services Manager at the African Private Equity and Venture Capital Association (AVCA).  Paul has a decade of experience working across sectors, with a focus on African development, innovation and SME growth. 

Prior to joining AVCA, Paul worked previously as Business Transformation Lead at British Council in Ghana. Paul specialises in growing business capacity, developing innovations and formulating strategies to find solutions across a range of contexts in order to bring about sustainable socio-economic development.

Paul holds a BA (Hons) in Business Management and Accounting from De Montfort University, Leicester.

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