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Crossboundary Advisory

Bodunde Akinola
Bodunde Akinola

Bodunde Akinola is based in CrossBoundary’s Lagos office where he is a member of the investment advisory team. He holds a Master of Engineering degree in Mechanical Engineering from The University of Nottingham. Prior to joining CrossBoundary, Bodunde worked at Global Oceon, a growing indigenous EPCI company, providing upstream engineering services to oil and gas supermajors in Nigeria. Bodunde previously...

Jane Dougherty
Jane Dougherty

Jane Dougherty is based in CrossBoundary’s Nairobi office where she leads the data analysis and reporting of the Mini-Grid Innovation Lab. Ms. Dougherty holds a Master of Public Administration degree from Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs, a Graduate Diploma in Economics from the London School of Economics, and a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of...

Kate Wharton
Kate Whatrton

Kate Wharton is a member of CrossBoundary’s investment advisory team. Ms. Wharton holds an MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business and graduated summa cum laude with a Bachelor of Science in Economics and International Affairs and a minor in Spanish from Georgia Tech. Prior to CrossBoundary, Ms. Wharton was based in Turkey as Chief Operating Officer of Hala...

Mark Zubov
Mark Zubov

Mark Zubov is based in CrossBoundary’s Dubai office and is a member of the investment advisory team. Prior to joining CrossBoundary, Mark was an associate at IFG Capital, a Luxembourg-based investment firm, where he focused on sourcing, developing and analyzing investment opportunities in the metals & mining, construction, cleantech, financial services, technology and other sectors in Central Asia. Prior to...

Simisola Abere
Simi Abere

Simi Abere is based in CrossBoundary’s Lagos office and is a member of the firm’s advisory team. Ms. Abere holds a Master of Business Administration from INSEAD Business School and graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics, Accounting and Financial Management from Loughborough University. Prior to joining CrossBoundary, Ms Abere worked as a consultant for Boston Consulting Group in...

Tala Bassil
Tala Bassil

Tala Bassil is a member of CrossBoundary’s Clean Power Advisory team in London. Tala holds a master’s degree from the University of Cambridge in Development Studies and a bachelor’s degree from the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania. Prior to joining CrossBoundary, Ms.Bassil worked at IHS Markit, within their Power and Energy Technology team. Her research at IHS Markit focused on...

Edmund Le Brun
Edmund Le Brun

Edmund Le Brun is based in CrossBoundary’s Dubai office, and is part of the investment advisory team. Having graduated from Oxford University with a BA in History, Edmund spent three years working for an NGO regenerating the old city of Kabul and supporting businesses across Afghanistan. Edmund went on to set up Ishkar, a social enterprise building international market linkages...