The board of directors of the African Private Equity and Venture Capital Association (AVCA) has appointed Kofo Sanusi as chief operating officer (COO).

Sanusi joins AVCA from Founders Factory Africa (FFA), a venture development company investing in start-ups in sub-Saharan Africa. As chief operating officer and accelerator director, she was responsible for overseeing the company’s financial and operational activities and leading investments and support to early-stage start-ups to sca...