AFSIC is believed to be the largest Africa investment event taking place annually outside Africa and has become one of the most important conduits of investment into Africa.
Co-Founder & CEO
Bryan Mezue is the co-founder and CEO of Lifestores Healthcare, a Lagos-based startup democratising access to healthcare for Africans. Bryan is an Alumni Fellow of the Harvard Forum for Growth and Innovation, where he co-published a feature Foreign Affairs article with Professor Clayton Christensen on innovation-led economic prosperity.
Bryan is founder of Banyi Ventures, an investment and advisory company focused on supporting market-creating companies, and is also a co-founder and board member of WAVE Academies, a vocational education social enterprise. Bryan is an Obama Foundation Africa Leader, and contributes to the Harvard Business Review.
Previously, Bryan was a Manager at Bain & Company, where he was a founding member of the firm’s Nigeria office and also worked in the UK, USA and Brazil. Bryan also has experience as a private equity executive and angel investor.
Bryan graduated with a Bachelor of Science (First Class) in Mathematics and Statistics from Warwick University, and a Masters in Business Administration from Harvard Business School.