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Former Non-executive Director & Chair, Investment Committee

Mr. Jide Zeitlin

Mr. Zeitlin is a private investor with interests in Asia, Africa and the Middle East. He was a Partner at Goldman Sachs where he held a number of senior management positions in the investment banking division, including that of global chief operating officer. He also served in the firm’s executive office.

Mr. Zeitlin joined Goldman Sachs in 1987, became a Partner in 1996 and retired from the firm in December 2005. Mr. Zeitlin is Chairman Emeritus of Amherst College and serves on the Board of Directors of Affiliated Managers Group, Inc. (controlling over $500 billion in assets under management) and Coach, Inc. (where he is lead independent director).

He has acted as a member of the boards of various prestigious organisations, including Milton Academy, the Harvard Business School Board of Dean’s Advisors, Teach for America, Doris Duke Charitable Foundation, Montefiore Medical Centre, Playwrights Horizons, Saint Ann’s School, and Common Ground Community.

Mr. Zeitlin holds an A.B. degree, magna cum laude, in Economics and English from Amherst College and an M.B.A. degree from Harvard University.

He was nominated by the Obama White House to represent the U.S.A. on financial reforms at the United Nations.

Other members

Mr. Aminu Umar-Sadiq

Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Kolawole Owodunni

Executive Director and Chief Investment Officer

Mrs. Olubisi Makoju

Executive Director & Chief Operating Officer