Our Vision & Values
Our investments are designed to drive competitive returns while also advancing development goals, in accordance with our mandate, vision and values.
Our investor base is currently composed of 29 African countries, two African central banks and the African Development Bank, with more expected to join soon.
Working with us
Find out more about our latest vacancies. We recruit talent from across Africa and the world. We value teamwork and diversity, learning from and being inspired by each other.
Principal Legal Counsel
Dana Bennett joined Africa50 as Principal Legal Counsel in July 2022. Previously she worked in both legal and corporate support capacities at the International Finance Corporation in Washington, D.C. and Istanbul, Turkey for twelve years. As a Senior Counsel at IFC, she provided legal, policy and structuring advice on complex equity, project finance and quasi-equity transactions across IFC’s industry sectors in Europe, the Middle East and Africa. She was also responsible for a large portfolio of projects, including equity exits and restructurings. Prior to IFC, Dana was an Associate at the law firm of Cleary Gottlieb in their Washington, D.C. and Paris offices focusing on structured finance, securities enforcement and capital markets transactions. She holds a degree in Government from Harvard College (’99), with a Citation in French, and a law degree from Yale Law School (’03).