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Crossboundary Advisory

Bianca Boranda
Bianca Boranda

Bianca holds an MBA from INSEAD and a Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics from Bryn Mawr College and is a certified Financial Risk Manager (FRM). Prior to joining CrossBoundary, Bianca worked in Amsterdam for SDG-targeted emerging markets private credit fund ILX incubated by Cardano Development. She also spent six years working in the United States and Singapore for Chatham Financial,...

Mohamedali Habib
Mohamedali Habib

Mohamedali holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Applied Accounting with First Class Honors from Oxford Brookes University. He is also a CFA charterholder and an ACCA chartered accountant. Mohamedali started his career at PwC as an audit associate. Prior to joining CrossBoundary, he worked as an investment associate at AgDevCo for 3.5 years, where he co-managed a portfolio of 11 investments...

Olowo Animu
Olowo Animu

Olowo holds a Master’s Degree in Advanced Chemical Engineering at Imperial College London and a Bachelors Degree from Middle East Technical University. Prior to joining CrossBoundary, he worked as a management consultant for about four years, advising various organizations on strategy and projects. Over the past two years, Olowo focused on building early-stage ventures and developing market entry and investment...

Matt Martel
Matt Martel

Matt holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and graduated with honors from the United States Military Academy at West Point, where he was awarded a Marshall Scholarship. Prior to CrossBoundary, Matt managed new market expansion for Zipline, an autonomous drone start-up delivering medical supplies to hard to reach clinics in emerging markets. Matt also spent several years at Bain...

Cynthia Wangari
Cynthia Wangari

Cynthia graduated as summa cum laude from Strathmore University in Nairobi, Kenya, with a BBS in Financial Economics and is currently pursuing her CPA. Prior to joining CrossBoundary, she worked as a Research Analyst at Dyer and Blair Investment Bank. Cynthia analyzed equities listed on the Nairobi bourse and provided recommendations to various institutional and retail clients, mainly those in...

George Managoba
George Managoba

George graduated cum laude from the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School with a Bachelor’s degree in Finance and Business Analytics. Prior to joining CrossBoundary, George was an Investment Banking Analyst at Rabobank in New York, where he focused on Food, Beverages, and Agriculture sectors. He has also worked as a summer analyst at BlackRock, rotating between the Capital Markets and...

Paula Chappel
Paula Chappel

Paula graduated from Harvard University with an A.B. in Economics and a minor in Educational Studies. Prior to joining CrossBoundary, Paula was a junior associate at a Boston-based consulting firm specializing in Mergers & Acquisitions due diligence. Before that, Paula spent a summer researching the World Bank’s Insolvency and Debt Restructuring team and was also a summer analyst at a...