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.
Partner & CEO
Matthew Davis, CFA is the CEO and a partner at RENEW LLC, an impact investment firm that invests in Sub-Saharan Africa and manages the Impact Angel Network, one of the largest angel networks for Africa. Mr. Davis has led investments in multiple companies, sits on the boards of several companies, and runs The Exec’s Program.
Prior to founding RENEW, Mr. Davis worked as a principal consultant at the Touchstone Consulting Group, a strategy and management consulting firm in Washington, D.C. During his career, Mr. Davis has worked with the United States Government in the Executive Office of the President of the United States, the Department of Defense, the Department of Commerce and the Department of Homeland Security. He has run projects in Uganda, Ethiopia, Kenya, Nigeria, Mozambique, Afghanistan and many other countries.
Mr. Davis has guest-lectured at universities and presented at international conferences on private equity investing, impact investing and investing in Sub-Saharan Africa. Mr. Davis received his Bachelor’s degree in Physics and his Master’s in Physics and Business from the University of Utah, and is a Charted Financial Analyst® (CFA®) charterholder.
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