Nana is an experienced senior private equity executive with over 20 years of experience and in over 10 years on the ground experience in Africa with expertise in origination, deal execution, portfolio management, exits and fundraising. Nana has significant entrepreneurial experience in the convenience food sector in Nigeria. She served as a Director/Senior Investment Professional at (ECP), one of the largest Africa-focused private equity firms with more than $2.6 billion raised over 18 years investing across Africa. She has executed and exited transactions with a total value of about $500 million in agribusiness, financial services (insurance and banks), oil & gas primarily in West Africa with some exposure to east Africa. She has been instrumental in developing niche strategies to target African institutions in West and East Africa to consider private equity as alternative investments. She is also a co-founder at Amayi Foods Limited, a Nigeria-based convenience foods company, and brainchild behind initial product; provide operational, strategic and fundraising direction. She begun her career at Goldman Sachs (REPIA), one of the largest real estate private equity investors with exposure to a portfolio of assets including a senior housing platform. She has extensive board and committee experience with the Ghana Infrastructure Investment Fund (appointed to the inaugural board in 2015), Continental Reinsurance Plc (publicly listed company), Amayi Foods Limited (an entrepreneurial venture). She holds a BA in Mathematics, Economics (minor) from Mount Holyoke College; an MBA from Trium Global Executive (LSE, HEC, NYU) to be completed in 2019.