Uche Ogboi is an Associate Principal, Investments at EchoVC Partners. Prior to joining EchoVC, Uche worked at Citi for close to 8 years as an Investment Banker. Focusing mainly on M&A advisory and structured products, Uche was involved in deploying over $8 billion of capital across various regions including Sub-Saharan Africa and Europe. Whilst at Citi, Uche managed the bank’s SME fund and its other equity investments and was involved in structuring the bank’s agriculture lending initiative. In her first year at Citi, she was selected to be part of a one-year leadership programme where she gained experience in technology, finance, equities, fixed income, export and agency finance and credit risk, across Sub-Saharan Africa.
Before joining Citi, Uche worked as an Accountant for 2 years and is Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) exam-qualified. She is also a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Level III candidate. Uche attended the University of Birmingham where she studied Accounting and Finance.