Head, Leveraged Finance, Rand Merchant Bank
Labi Williams is the Head of Leveraged Finance dealing with private equity sponsors for Rand Merchant Bank Nigeria. He was a General Partner and Executive Director with Quantum Capital Partners, a principal investment firm. Prior to this, Labi was a Principal with Actis, a leading emerging markets private equity firm. Labi has built a strong track record investing equity and debt in across most sectors and served on the boards of multiple companies. He started his career at Goldman Sachs, London in Management Controls, the internal consulting and audit department and with the Strategy Competency at Accenture in Lagos.
He served as an inaugural judge on the King College Old Boys Association Lions Den to review alumni start-up businesses and also as a coach/mentor for She Leads Africa participants. He was a founding advisory board member for the Youth for Technology Foundation.
He has dealt with tech companies including across the telecoms, fintech, ecommerce and social media spaces. Labi holds a Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering and Public Policy from Carnegie Mellon and is a Harvard MBA.