Eloho (Omame) Gihan-Mbelu is the Managing Director and CEO of Endeavor Nigeria. She is a former investment banker and private equity investor.
Eloho (Omame) Gihan-Mbelu is the founding Managing Director & CEO of Endeavor Nigeria.
Over a career spanning more than 15 years to date, she has worked with entrepreneurs, companies and teams across multiple industries, at a range of life-cycle stages.
Before Endeavor, as Managing Partner of Amari, an early-stage investment and consulting firm she founded, Eloho conceptualised, designed and launched ‘Lagos Innovates’, a portfolio of startup support programs sponsored and operated by the Lagos State Employment Trust Fund.
She is a former Vice-President at General Atlantic, a global growth equity firm, where she focused on sub-Saharan Africa, former Head of Corporate Development at First Bank of Nigeria and a former investment banker at Renaissance Capital and Credit Suisse, where she focused on M&A and financial advisor transactions.
Eloho holds an MBA from the London Business School and an undergraduate degree in Economics from the London School of Economics & Political Science.
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Current Company: Endeavor Nigeria