Eric Kump

Managing Director

Carlyle Africa


Eric J. Kump is a Managing Director and Partner of Carlyle. He is co-head of the Carlyle Sub Saharan Africa Fund and a member of the Carlyle European Partners investment committee.

Mr. Kump has more than 20 years of private equity experience spanning four continents and numerous sectors. Prior to joining Carlyle, Mr. Kump was a Managing Director and Head of the European Private Equity team of Dubai International Capital (DIC). Prior to that, he was a Managing Director with Merrill Lynch Global Private Equity  (MLGPE) where he was a member of the global investment committee.

He sits on the Board of Directors of MPS, TiAuto Investments, J&J, Amrod and CMC.

Mr. Kump received his MBA from Harvard Business School and received a BA in finance and accounting from Pace.

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