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Issam Chleuh

Africa Impact Group (and) Impact Hub Bamako
Founder & CEO, Africa Impact Group - CoFounder, Impact Hub Bamako
Issam Chleuh is the Founder & CEO at Africa Impact Group (AIG), an award winning advisory firm specialized in impact investing, focused on advisory services, incubation, research and news. Issam is also Co-Founder at Impact Hub Bamako. Issam's work is focused on building sustainable and long-lasting entrepreneurship ecosystems in Africa and channeling disruptive impact capital in the region. His work on impact investing has been featured on CNN, The Economist and Forbes, among others. Issam has been named by Take Part magazine as one of 10 Amazing Millennials Who Are Saving the World. He also made Forbes 30 Most Promising Young Entrepreneurs list in 2014, 2015 and 2016. Issam started his career in Boston in Private Equity at EY and HarbourVest Partners where he advised, structured and invested in PE transactions globally. He holds a Bachelor in Finance and Accounting from Suffolk University Boston and a Master in Accounting from the University of Notre Dame.