Global Conference 2010

Speaker's Biography

Joseph Wambia

CEO and Chief Investment Officer, WambiaCapital LLC

Joseph Wambia is CEO and Chief Investment Officer of WambiaCapital Group, specializing in emerging markets development, investment and risk. He has 30 years′ investment experience in Africa, Asia Pacific and United States. The WambiaCapital Group includes WambiaCapital Merchant Banking LLC, which syndicates capital from banks, debt funds and private equity funds for investing in Africa; and provides Africa-focused corporate finance, representation and risk advisory services for U.S. companies, government agencies, business associations and investment funds. The group also includes WambiaCapital Management LLC, the advisor to GlobalAfrica Funds, a family of Africa-focused mutual funds and separately managed accounts serving ultra-high-net-worth and accredited investors. Wambia retired from the World Bank after a 26-year career. He has appeared in numerous media outlets and has addressed conferences in the United States, Africa, the Asia Pacific and Europe. He holds a B.Com. and an M.S. in economics from the University of Nairobi, and an M.B.A. from Georgetown University.

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