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Serge Mayaka

Akipeo
Founder and Managing Principal

Serge Mayaka is the Founder and Managing Principal at Akipeo, formerly Impact Capitalyst, a capital markets firm that leverages and adapts financial markets to enable the production and use of soft commodities in emerging markets that is socially inclusive, climate smart, and financially sustainable.

Prior to founding Akipeo, Serge spent over 15 years in investment banking, executing M&A transactions and raising capital in the agriculture, infrastructure and financial institutions sectors.  He has focused on emerging markets throughout his career based in Singapore, South Africa and Kenya with Standard Chartered Bank, before joining Macquarie Capital Markets and BMO Capital Markets where he continued to work on cross-border transactions across Latin America, Southeast Asia and Africa.

Serge has a M.B.A. with Distinction from the University of Oxford.