The board of directors of the African Private Equity and Venture Capital Association (AVCA) has announced the appointment of Abi Mustapha-Maduakor as chief executive officer.

Mustapha-Maduakor joins AVCA from MedAccess, a subsidiary of CDC Group, where she was head of business operations and finance, overseeing financial and risk management, strategy implementation, and organisational development.

During her tenure as AVCA’s chief operating officer from 2016 to 2019, Mustapha-...