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Nneka Eze

Nneka Eze

VestedWorld
Category: Empowerment of Women in the Community
Nneka Eze is a Managing Director at VestedWorld, an Africa-focused venture capital firm delivering impact and returns in agriculture, consumer goods, and enabling technology with a focus on Ghana, Nigeria, and Kenya. She has served on the VestedWorld Investment Committee since 2017 reviewing deals across sectors and geographies.
Prior to VestedWorld, Nneka worked to deepen investment in African businesses and entrepreneurs for over a decade having worked as the Nigeria Director/founder at Dalberg, as the co-lead of the Global Agriculture and Food Security practice and a Gender Lens Advisor having lived in Senegal and Kenya prior to opening the Nigeria office. She serves on the board of the Impact Investors’ Foundation of Nigeria, the board of The Resolution Project, and recently finished serving on the Aspen Network of Development Entrepreneurs (ANDE) West Africa Steering Committee after six years. She previously worked at McKinsey & Company in the USA and in Nigeria. Nneka studied Economics and holds an AB in Economics cum laude from Harvard. She is fluent in English and proficient in French.