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Crossboundary Advisory

Sonia Aoula
Sonia Aoula

Sonia is based in CrossBoundary’s Dakar office, where she is a member of the investment advisory team. Prior to joining CrossBoundary, Sonia worked for a private equity fund, Meridiam, where she supported the deal team in London, as well as implemented the first PPP airport in Madagascar. Sonia previously worked on the project finance team at Natixis in France, as...

Justin Wanyeki
Justin Wanyeki

Justin Wanyeki is based in CrossBoundary’s Nairobi office and is a member of the investment advisory team. Prior to joining the CrossBoundary, Mr. Wanyeki worked as an investment banker at Goldman Sachs in both the New York and London offices focusing on transaction advisory for consumer, retail and healthcare companies. Mr. Wanyeki graduated cum laude with a Bachelor’s degree from the...

Jad Mneymneh
Jad Mneymneh

Jad Mneymneh leads CrossBoundary’s investment advisory team based out of the Dubai office. Prior to CrossBoundary, Mr. Mneymneh co-founded Cornerstone Global and successfully led the scale-up of several foreign startups into the MENA region. Mr. Mneymneh also served as Advisor and Senior Director at the Albright Stonebridge Group where he spearheaded the growth of the company’s MENA practice and led...

Marilia dos Reis Martins
Marilia dos Reis Martins

Marilia is an Economist with an MPhil in International Development from the University of Cambridge and an MRes in Development Management from the LSE. Prior to joining CrossBoundary in London, Marilia spent three years at Lion’s Head Global Partners, where she advised clients ranging from governments and DFIs to foundations and corporates on innovative investment structures, results-based financing and sovereign...

Hamara Abate
Hamara Abate

Hamara Abate holds a Bachelor of Arts in Global Affairs from Yale University. Prior to joining CrossBoundary, Ms. Abate was with McKinsey & Company in the Addis Ababa office, as part of the Africa Delivery Hub, where she worked alongside government institutions to develop strategies and support with implementation. She also worked at IDinsight, conducting impact evaluations and advisory services...

Fanta Conde
Fanta Conde

Fanta has an MBA from The Wharton School. She completed her undergraduate degree in Finance with a minor in Spanish at the City University of New York, Baruch College. Prior to CrossBoundary, Fanta worked at BlackRock in New York, focusing on the company’s proprietary investment management technology platform called Aladdin. She contributed to the business expansion of Aladdin to service...

Ehidiamen Oboh
Ehidiamen Oboh

Ehi has a Bachelor of Arts degree in History and a certificate in African Studies from Princeton University. Prior to joining The CrossBoundary Group, Ehi worked as an investment banking analyst in the Global Industrials Group at Jefferies in New York City, where he focused on mergers and acquisitions and other corporate advisory transactions for clients. Ehi is a member...