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Associate

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...

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...

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...

Jessica Hao
Jessica Hao

Jessica completed her undergraduate degree in Classics at the University of Oxford. Prior to joining CrossBoundary, Jessica worked in the London office of Bain & Company, where she advised clients in commercial due diligence, strategy, and operational improvement. This spanned a range of sectors, including private equity, retail, and oil & gas. She also worked on a pro bono project...

Alex Muchoki
Alex Muchoki

Alex graduated Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Applied Economics & Management from Cornell University and is a CFA Level III Candidate. Alex who is Kenyan has also lived and worked in London and New York. Prior to joining CrossBoundary, Alex worked at Goldman Sachs in both the New York and London offices as a Senior...

Benjamin Munyao

Benjamin has a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Colorado College, where he was awarded the Kaye Prize as the Economics Department’s most outstanding student. Following his graduation from Colorado College, he was awarded a Thomas J. Watson Fellowship to study youth development in Ethiopia, Ghana, New Zealand and Australia. He is also a 2010 graduate of the Africa Leadership Academy. Benjamin is originally...

Hendrik Pelser

Hendrik has a Bachelor of Science Financial & Actuarial Degree from the University of Pretoria and has taken the Level III CFA exam. Prior to joining CrossBoundary, Hendrik worked as a Senior Associate at a boutique transactional advisory firm, where he provided clients with business and project valuations, project finance fundraising and bankable financial models. Hendrik was also employed at...