Managing Partner at Brightmore Capital, a multi-sector impact investment fund and advisory group empowering in a new generation of African entrepreneurs. Experience includes new venture development, private equity, corporate strategy, debt and equity financing, and M&A advisory.
Prior to Brightmore Capital, Mr. Fotiyev worked at The Carlyle Group, one of the world's largest private equity firms. Experience at Carlyle involved launching new business capabilities, integrating operations of acquired fund units, and corporate governance initiatives. Prior to Carlyle, Mr. Fotiyev was a consultant at Accenture advising clients on a range of issues including corporate strategy, operations management, and information technology.
Deep understanding of the private equity industry and VC/PE investments in Sub-Saharan Africa. Knowledge of the impact investing space and what it takes to maximize, scale, and measure economic and social benefits, improving the lives of the "base of the pyramid" populations while generating strong investment returns.