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Investment Manager

Francis Tay

As an Investment Manager at FFA, Francis supports strategic investments into innovative startups joining FFAs programs and provides fundraising support to our portfolio companies. As a former investment banker and venture operator; he’s had experience working on M&A and capital raising deals for corporates across Sub-Saharan Africa.

Prior to joining FFA, Francis was the Head of Innovation for BIMA’s Ghanaian subsidiary (a leading global insuretech driving affordable micro-insurance and m-health products to the underserved), where he led innovation on products & tech and supported business model strategy.

Francis is passionate about tech solutions that tackle basic but challenging problems in the African region at scale. He holds a BSc. in Actuarial Science from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology and a Pg. Dip. in Strategy and Innovation from the Said Business School, Oxford.


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