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20 - 22 June, 2022
Hotel OkuraAmsterdam

Tokunboh Ishmael
Managing Partner at Alitheia Capital


Tokunboh Ishmael is an accomplished and experienced private equity investor. She is MD and cofounder of Alitheia Capital – a Nigerian-based investment management and advisory business channelling private equity investments to transform businesses in West Africa where funding gaps create unique opportunities. In 2015, she co-founded Alitheia IDF ( to scale investing across Sub-Saharan women-led SMEs. 

Tokunboh is a CFA Charterholder, corporate financier and M&A banker historically having worked on over $5.6 billion M&A deals across the US, UK and Africa. Exceptionally experienced in the energy, oil, gas, technology and financial services sectors, she is now focussed on helping to invest and build sustainable SME growth businesses across attractive, consumer-led sectors including Agribusiness, Financial Services, Healthcare & Pharma, Infrastructure, Transport, Retail and Tech / Telecoms mainly on behalf of discerning institutions, development organisations and corporates looking for a mix of responsible investing, economic impact and social responsibility. 

Tokunboh is a Yale World Fellow, a member of the inaugural class of the Aspen Institute’s Finance Leaders Fellowship. She sits on a number of boards and is the current chair of the African Private Equity and Venture Capital Association (AVCA).

Agenda Sessions

  • Strengthening the ‘S’ in ESG: diversity in Africa