Mark Doumba

Co-Founder, Okoumé Capital

Mark Doumba is an investment professional who started his career in investment banking and principal investments in Dubai, UAE. He is a co-founder and board member in a number of companies operating in the Logistics, Telecom, and Mobile Financial Services Industries across Africa, Asia, and the Middle East. Following the Cancun Agreements in 2010, Mark was appointed to join the Transitional Committee of the UNFCCC Green Climate Fund. In this role, he actively participated in the negotiations that led to the design and launch of the Green Climate Fund and to advancing the agenda on climate finance. From 2014 to 2016, Mark served on the World Economic Forum’s Global Agenda Council on Responsible Mineral Resources Management. He co-founded Okoume Capital SA: a €30.6 Million Sovereign Venture Capital Fund designed to finance entrepreneurship and ecosystems in Gabon. Mark is a Forbes ’30 under 30' honoree. He is a graduate of the George Washington University (Bachelor, Finance), the London School of Economics (Msc Management), and the Harvard Kennedy School (MPA). Mark is the Managing Editor of the Africa Policy Journal (APJ) at Harvard University and has published numerous articles in Le Monde, Jeune Afrique, WEF, and APJ among other.