Faridah UsmanDirector at Kuramo Capital Management
Faridah Usman is a Director at Kuramo Capital Management, one of sub-Saharan Africa’s leading primary and secondary investment firms providing regional access to world-class institutional investors (LPs) representing nearly US$2 trillion in AUM.
With roughly a decade of experience in sourcing, due diligence, portfolio construction and value creation, she is responsible for over $150million in committed capital to private equity and venture capital funds in Africa. She is an experienced investment professional who has spent her career focused on catalyzing growth and impact across the African continent.
Over the years, she has helped build and oversee a portfolio of investments and partnerships across several industry sectors, including financial services, agribusiness, and technology.
Faridah holds a graduate degree with honors from the University of Warwick and a dual Master’s degree from New York University (NYU). She also holds both the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) and Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst (CAIA) designation.