Linda Obara

INVESTMENT OFFICER

Linda is an experienced Investment Specialist with a demonstrated history of working in the African private equity.

Prior to LeapFrog, Linda worked as an Investment Professional with Emerging Capital Partners, where she helped raise more than $1.2bn in co-investment equity for a telecommunications tower company, and over $20m investment in an education platform focused on acquiring and developing institutions in the African tertiary education industry.

Previously, she was an Investment Associate with African Infrastructure Investment Managers, conducting detailed financial and valuation analysis to assess new investment opportunities and supporting the raising of $350m investment in a 100MW wind farm and $90m refinancing for a water utilities company. Linda started her career as an analyst with Horizon Africa Capital Limited.

Linda holds a double major in Finance and Mathematics from the United States International University, Africa. She also leads a non-profit called the Women’s Initiative in Education (NEWI) that provides career planning and academic mentoring for bright, disadvantaged girls in Kenya

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