Designation: Director of Investments and Advisory Services, Africa Enterprise Challenge Fund (AECF)

Sanjeev is a seasoned professional with two decades of experience in banking and fund management. Currently, he is AECF’s Director of Investments and Advisory Services, which includes transaction advisory, fund management and technical assistance delivery. In his previous role as the Head of Risk at SunFunder, Sanjeev played a pivotal role in shaping the company’s risk appetite in renewable energy markets. He has a solid background in investments across UN Sustainable Development Goal-aligned sectors within Sub-Saharan Africa & South East Asia. Sanjeev also serves as a board member for several organisations, including MGMC Pharma Group, Shivam Capital and The Simba Group. He holds an MBL in Corporate Finance from the University of South Africa, a Masters in Artificial Intelligence from the University of Kwa-Zulu Natal and a Bachelor’s degree in Electronic Engineering from the same university.