Ijeoma AgbotiManaging Director & CEO at FBNQuest Funds
Ijeoma has 23 years' experience in the global investment business. Her focus has been on private equity, private credit, venture capital and other alternative asset classes, channeling much needed institutional investment and value creation support into strong businesses poised for growth in a number of sectors, including consumer goods, logistics and technology. She has spent her career across 4 continents deploying capital and supporting private companies in their growth and expansion, advising on M&A strategy, revenue enhancement, supply chain management and capital efficiency. She also advises institutional and private investors on alternative investment strategies, evaluation, and allocation.
Ijeoma is the Managing Director / CEO of FBNQuest Funds, the alternative investments business of FBNQuest, part of the 128-year-old FBN Holdings Group of businesses. She is a member of FBNQuest’s Executive Leadership Committee and Chair of the Human Capital Committee. She is also a Non-Executive Director of FBNQuest Capital and FBNQuest Asset Management. Prior to joining FBNQuest, she ran her own alternative investments consultancy, OAI Alternative Investments and led Investor Coverage and Corporate Business Development activities across Africa for a diversified alternatives platform.
Previously, she spent 13 years at JPMorgan Chase & Co. including 11 years with the JPMorgan Asset Management Private Equity Group in both New York and London. There she led the group’s business development activities in EMEA performing broad functions across deal execution, portfolio management, business development and investor relations. She was a member of the group’s Investment Committee.
Ijeoma holds a B.Sc. from the University of Lagos, a CSS from Harvard University, and an MBA from INSEAD.