Marcus provides advisory support to Optimizer Foundation, specifically with regards to the East African markets. Marcus is an Associate Partner at Dalberg Advisors, a strategy consulting firm, based in Nairobi, Kenya.
At Dalberg, Marcus leads engagements advising investors, corporates, and development actors on strategy, innovation, and investment across Africa. He advises clients across a number of different sectors, with a particular focus on education, energy, and financial services – and a cross-cutting focus on investment structuring and digital technology. Marcus has advised telecoms firms, commercial banks, energy utilities, and FMCGs on how to leverage technology to innovate on products / channels and access new markets sustainably. Previously, Marcus worked at the International Finance Corporation in Washington D.C. Prior to this, Marcus worked as a corporate attorney where he advised on mergers & acquisitions and private equity.