Michael AkampaCo-Founder & Chairman at Investure
Michael Akampa an impact investment professional with over 13 years’ experience working in African and global financial markets. He is Co-founder of Investure, an impact exchange working to bridge the excessive funding gaps in developing markets. Prior to that, he co-founded RE Equity Partners and Traction Capital, Sweden based investment companies active in emerging and frontier markets. Michael has worked in various key roles in the Treasury and Investment departments of local, regional and international banks where his knack for deal structuring and sustainability was developed. Over the last decade, he has structured and closed several transactions in real estate, agriculture, technology, energy, and infrastructure, among others. With a Background in Development Economics, Michael also has advanced Masters degrees in Financial Management, and in Risk Analysis, and is currently a Doctoral Researcher in Financial Engineering at Stockholm University. He is a member of the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment, and the Association of Corporate Treasurers.