Our Team

Akin Sawyerr
Managing Director

Akin is an Africa-focused impact investor and consultant.  He serves as a Non-Executive Director of Splash Mobile Money, a mobile payments company in West Africa, where he helps craft the overall strategy of the company and monitors its execution against its goals. 


Akin spent the first fifteen years of his career in management consulting and the corporate world. He engaged public sector clients at Booz Allen Hamilton and Accenture in Washington, D.C., and held strategic positions with Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae over the years.  Akin started his career at the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Washington, D.C., in the Technology and General Services Group.  


Akin holds a Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Economics with a minor in Political Science from Union College, New York, and a Master in Business Administration (MBA) from Dartmouth College.  He is also an alumni of the World Bank Institute, and the ASPEN Network of Development Entrepreneurs (ANDE).

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