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Senior Associate

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...

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...

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...

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...

Najib Rahmani
Najib Ramani

Najib Rahmani is based in CrossBoundary’s London Office where he is a member of the investment advisory team. Prior to joining CrossBoundary, he was an oil and gas consultant in London where he mainly advised clients on multi-billion dollar infrastructure transactions across Europe, the Middle East and Central Asia. As a consultant, he also advised on various strategic issues across...

Emir Benelmir
Emir Benelmir

Emir Benelmir is based in CrossBoundary’s Dakar Office as a member of the Investment Advisory team. Prior to joining CrossBoundary, he worked for an infrastructure debt fund in London, Benjamin de Rothschild Infrastructure Debt Fund (BRIDGE). He also worked at Veolia in Tokyo, developing large scale renewable power plants across Japan. In 2017, he was appointed by the European Commission...

Efe Braimah

Efe has a first-class Master in Civil & Environmental Engineering from Imperial College London. She is a native of Nigeria, and has also lived in China, the United States, the United Kingdom, and Tanzania. Prior to joining CrossBoundary, Efe worked for The Boston Consulting Group (“BCG”), where she supported the BCG Energy practice in upstream transformation for oil and gas...