Issam Chleuh is the Founder & CEO at Africa Impact Group. As the CEO, Issam is in charge of driving the organization’s vision and mission, developing existing partnerships and creating new ones – influencing the growth of impact investing in Africa. Since the summer of 2008, Issam has devoted his career to impact investing. He worked for three years at Ernst & Young in Boston in their Asset Management Group, focusing on Private Equity audit, valuation and due diligence. While at Ernst & Young, he launched a Task Force on Impact Investing.
A native of Mali, Issam was born in Mauritania and grew up in Guinea, Benin, Morocco, Mali, Republic of Congo, Ghana, Senegal and the USA. Issam is considered one of Forbe’s Africa 30 under 30 most promising entrepreneur in 2014
Issam has a Bachelor in Global Business, Finance & Accounting from Suffolk University, a Master of Science in Accounting from the University of Notre Dame and is currently completing a Certificate in Innovation and Entrepreneurship from Stanford University.