Nana Appiah-Korang

Director, Lagos

Nana Appiah-Korang is a Director of Emerging Capital Partners (ECP). Ms. Appiah-Korang is involved in deal sourcing, investment appraisal, execution, and value creation. She has also played a key role in implementing exit strategies for ECP’s investments in both Africa Fund I and in Africa Fund II.

Prior to joining ECP in 2002, Ms. Appiah-Korang worked for Goldman Sachs in New York in the Real Estate Principal Investment Group where she executed US real estate private equity transactions and played an active role in the marketing of the Whitehall Street Funds to potential investors in the US, Europe, and Asia.

Ms. Appiah-Korang graduated from Mount Holyoke College with a bachelor’s degree in mathematics and a minor in economics. She has served on the boards of Continental Reinsurance (Nigeria), Oando (Nigeria), and the Ghana Infrastructure Investment Fund. She is a citizen of Ghana.

ECP has raised over $2.7 billion for investment and is a leading private equity manager focused exclusively on Africa. ECP has six offices across Africa and over 17 years of investing experience, having made over 60 investments and 40 exits with operations in over 40 countries on the continent. ECP strives to lift performance and profitability, building sustainable businesses that bring lasting benefits to their communities.