CHAIRMAN: Okey Enelamah
Okechukwu (“Okey”) Enelamah is a founder and the Chairman of African Capital Alliance. Okey has over 30 years of experience in the private equity, investment banking and consulting industries.
Okey began his private equity career in New York and Johannesburg working with Zephyr Management, L.P. and South Africa Capital Growth Fund (predecessor to Brait), respectively. Prior to beginning a career in private equity, he gained experience at Goldman Sachs in New York and London and Arthur Andersen in Nigeria. Okey has served on or chaired the boards of several companies including Cornerstone Insurance Plc, UAC of Nigeria Plc and Landmark Property Development Company Limited. He has also served on the boards of industry groups including Emerging Markets Private Equity Association (EMPEA) and Africa Venture Capital Association (AVCA).
Okey served as Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment for the Federal Government of Nigeria between 2015 and 2019.