Our People

Pule Taukobong

Pule is the Chairman and Founder of Africa Angels Network. Prior to that he was a Client Manager at Investec Asset Management (IAM) in New York, where he was responsible for providing a high level of service to Institutional Clients.

Mayur Ramdhani

Mayur is part of the Investment Committee at Africa Angels Network. His background includes stints as an investment analyst, tech entrepreneur and mergers and acquisitions specialist covering a wide range of industries – including energy, financial services, technology, media, and healthcare.

Iyinoluwa Aboyeji

Iyinoluwa is a Nigerian serial entrepreneur with several years of experience running social ventures in education technology and publishing.

G. Kofi Annan

Kofi is a strategist, technologist, and innovation catalyst. Currently, Kofi holds dual roles: Chief Catalyst at Annansi LLC, a boutique consulting firm focused on business and consumer in emerging markets, and Director of Multichannel & Digital Strategy at Ogilvy CHWW, a global communications agency serving clients across 36+ countries.

Anu Bhardwaj

Ms. Anu Bhardwaj is the Founder of the Women INVESTING in Women Global and previously spearheaded the U.S. Department of Commerce Private Equity/Venture Capital Certified Trade Missions to the Nordics and Middle East.

Kanyi Maqubela

Kanyi Maqubela is an investor and entrepreneur based in New York City. He is a partner at Collaborative Fund, which invests in mission-first companies and currently manages over $50 million.

Sid Mofya

Sid Mofya is Zambian-born entrepreneur and investor. He manages Strategic Partnerships for the DFJ Global Network, a global alliance of venture capital firms with over $8bn invested in 500+ portfolio companies.

Angela Raitzin

Angela joined Constellation in 2013 as a Principal continuing her successful career in wealth management. Prior to joining Constellation she headed the New York office of Morton Capital Management where she provided comprehensive wealth management, investment management, and retirement plan services for high-net-worth individuals, foundations and companies.

Kwesi Blair

Kwesi is Vice President of Business Development at Robert Burke Associates, a retail, fashion and consumer products strategic-consulting firm based in New York City.

Catherine Kirchmann

Catherine is a Senior Investment Director at Investec Wealth & Investment. She forms part of a wealth management team which focuses on providing investment advice to high-net-worth individuals, with particular expertise in advising offshore clientele.

Sian Morson

Sian Morson is a tech entrepreneur, mobile evangelist, author and strategist.

Ije Nwokorie

Ije is Managing Director of Wolff Olins, one of the world’s most influential brand businesses. He advises numerous startups through his venturing vehicle, Co-Incidence, and is a passionate speaker on the subject of creative leadership.

Sean Obedih

Sean Obedih is an award-winning serial entrepreneur whose accomplishments include creating YnotPlast (a brand of skin-toned first aid products), co-founding Founders Hive, and founding Sobek Ventures.

Wayne Reuvers

Wayne is the founder and Chief Strategy Officer of LiveTechnology Holdings, Inc. where he directs the company’s strategic vision and oversees the management and leadership of its Research and Development team.

Nthabi Taukobong

Nthabi is the founding member and Managing Director of Ditau Interiors, an Interior Design Consultation company based in Johannesburg, South Africa.

Shrinath V

Shrinath has over a decade of product leadership experience with global brands like Nokia, Motorola, and Texas Instruments. He has dealt with portfolio management, business development, and marketing, and has strong branding/marketing experience.

Malik Yoba

Malik is an actor, musician, activist, educator, inspirational speaker, playwright, entrepreneur, and author on a quest to educate people and communities across the world on the value of accountability, integrity, and leadership with fierce humbleness.

David Ferreira

David has an international track record as a senior executive, Board member, and advisor. He is a seasoned private equity and venture capital investor with proven ability to generate, structure, and close investment transactions and facilitate successful exits from investment portfolios.

Pardon Makumbe

Pardon is an investment professional at EL Rothschild, a leading global investment holding company, where he focuses on the company's international, emerging and frontier market businesses and investments.