Arise is excited to announce the appointment of Papa Loum, who has recently joined us as a Senior Investment Associate.
Papa began his career at Citi as a Corporate and Investment Banking Analyst, covering diverse sectors like oil and gas, manufacturing, financial services, and infrastructure. At the International Finance Corporation (IFC), he specialised in Financial Institutions Group (FIG) products and was active in sourcing, structuring, executing, and monitoring debt and equity investments. His journey continued at FSD Africa, contributing to innovative capital markets transactions across countries like Kenya, Nigeria, Kuwait, Madagascar, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Tanzania, Senegal, and Morocco.
He holds a bachelor’s degree in economics from Colby College, USA and his commitment to sustainable finance is underscored by his certification as an expert in the field. Additionally, Papa’s outstanding contributions to the industry were recognized when he was nominated as a 2017 Emerging African Leader by the University of Cape Town, South Africa.