HELENA RIESE HARSTAD
Chairman & Co-Founder
Helena Riese Harstad is the
Co-Founder and working Chairman
of Optimizer Foundation.
She leads the overall strategic direction of the foundation, including assessment of investment opportunities, and manages donor engagement.
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.
Abdourahmane is an investment professional with more 7 years' experience in impact investing
and innovative financing in agriculture, global health and education. He provides advisory support to Optimizer Foundation, specifically with regards to financial returns analysis and investment pricing strategy.
Passionate about entrepreneurship and innovation in healthcare
in East Africa, Karina supports Optimizer Foundation with
research and mapping of
investment opportunities in East Africa.