Runa Alam

Co-Founding Partner and CEO, AVCA

Alam is a Co-Founding Partner and CEO of DPI. She has 28 years emerging market entrepreneurship and private equity experience. For the three years before to starting DPI, Alam was Chief Executive of two African private equity funds run in parallel: the Zephyr Management African Investment Fund, a joint venture between Zephyr Management of New York and Prince Al-Waleed’s Kingdom Holdings, and the Pan-African Investment Partners and the Pan Commonwealth Africa Partners funds, sponsored by the IFC and the Commonwealth Secretariat.