Anulika Ajufo joined the Soros Economic Development Fund within the Open Society Economic Justice Program in 2016. As a member of the investment team, Ajufo makes program-related investments that support Open Society’s mission with a particular focus on marginalized and vulnerable communities. Prior to joining Open Society, Ajufo worked within the Investment Banking teams of Lehman Brothers and Goldman Sachs and handled capital issuance in structured finance and derivative transactions in emerging markets, and most recently to joining Open Society, supported investments spanning financial services, logistics, commodities and fast moving consumer goods sectors with the Carlyle Group Sub Saharan Africa Fund. Anulika is passionate about finance and development, and the need to promote equity and social justice in the world's poorest countries. She is the Deputy Chair of the board of governors at the University of East London and runs a not-for-profit initiative—Sequoia Platform—which focuses on increasing the employability of school and university leavers, and promotes skills development through partnership projects with local state schools in the UK.
7 October10x Stage, Za'abeel Hall 5Henry Wigan (Mustard Seed VC )Anulika Ajuto (Open Society Foundation )Shainoor Khoja (Foundation Holdings )G2i Summit