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SuperReturn Africa
5 - 7 December 2022
The Westin Cape TownCape Town

Joanne Yoo
Partner at Development Partners International (DPI)


Joanne Yoo is a Partner at Development Partners International (DPI), a leading venture capital and private equity investment firm with nearly $3 billion under management targeting high growth, impact-driven and innovation-led companies in emerging markets. In addition, Ms. Yoo is a venture investor in early stage technology companies, and in this capacity, serves on various Advisory Boards and Investment Committees. In 2020, Ms. Yoo was appointed by the Chairman of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to the Investor Advisory Committee and currently serves on the Investor as Owner subcommittee. In 2021, Ms. Yoo was appointed as Co-President and Executive Committee member of PEWIN (Private Equity Women Investor Network), representing over $3 trillion in assets under management. Ms. Yoo is currently serving on Harvard Kennedy School Dean’s Council. Throughout her career, Ms. Yoo has worked across the US, Europe and Africa and has travelled to more than 100+ countries.

Agenda Sessions

  • The state of play in African markets today