Speaker Profile

Zineb Guessous

Managing Partner
Almena Partners

Zineb Guessous is the Managing Partner of Almena Partners, an advisory firm focused on impact investing in emerging markets. Prior to founding Almena, Zineb spent 14 years in the private equity industry during which she executed investments in small and medium-sized businesses in Europe and Latin America. She understands first-hand the importance of good leadership and management teams in successfully growing and managing businesses, and how increased female representation in the business world leads to higher returns for the shareholders. She is a firm believer in the power of education to create thriving societies and is working actively to expand access to high quality online education in the MENA region. Zineb holds an M.B.A from Harvard Business School and B.S. in Economics and Management from the University of Lausanne.

Profile as of 11/20/2020