Runa Alam

Nationality: USA
BA International and Development Economics (Princeton), MBA (Harvard)

Non-Executive Director
Member of the Group Risk Committee, 
Group Investment Committee, Group Governance, Nominations and Social Ethics Committee, and Group Remuneration Committee 

Appointed 2018
  • 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
Shareholding: None
Residence: United Kingdom