BA International and Development Economics (Princeton), MBA (Harvard)
Member of the Group Risk Committee, Group Investment Committee, Group Governance, Nominations and Social Ethics Committee, and Group Remuneration Committee
Runa is co-Founding Partner and Chief Executive Officer of Development Partners International (DPI), a Pan- African private equity firm
She has more than 30 years of investment banking, emerging market management, mergers and acquisitions, corporate and tax-exempt finance and private equity experience
Formerly, Runa has worked for investment banks including Morgan Stanley and Merrill Lynch and she has held directorships in AIG Africa Infrastructure Fund and is the former Chair of AVCA.
She continues to serve on the Board of several African companies including being a member of the Emerging Market Private Equity Associations Advisory Council and African Council. She is also on the Steering Committee of Private Equity Women’s Investment Network