Evelyne Dioh SimpaManaging Director at WIC Capital
Evelyne Dioh SIMPA is the Managing Director of WIC Capital, the first investment fund in West Africa that exclusively targets women-led small and growing businesses. The Fund’s mission is to unleash the full potential of women-led businesses in Africa through adapted funding, tailored technical assistance and business networks, providing a platform for collaboration between local private and public sector actors to shape the gender-lens investing landscape in the region
Evelyne is an experienced Investment professional who joined WIC Capital from FONSIS, Senegal’s sovereign wealth fund, where she was responsible for managing +EUR 100 million transactions in several sectors, including industry, energy, agriculture. She formerly worked at the General Inspection of the Société Générale Group
Evelyne’s life mission is to contribute to the development of the African private sector, by reinforcing and growing small businesses. She is also passionate about gender issues in modern African societies. In 2021, she was ranked in The Choiseul 100 Africa, as one of the 200 young African leaders of 40 years old and below, who will play a major role in the continent’s economic development in the near future. She was also recognized on the Black Women in Asset Management (BWAM) 40 under 40 list of Black women who are shaping the future of asset management.