Manji Cheto

Manji Cheto

London Stock Exchange

Manji joined the Primary Markets team at the London Stock Exchange Group in December 2017 to lead on IPO origination from Africa. In this role, she advises clients from the region on listing options, ways to raise capital, corporate governance, investor relations and continuing obligations on LSE.

Additionally, Ms Cheto is also responsible for maintaining and building a network of stakeholders including advisers, investors, and trade bodies to ensure there is a vibrant community that continues to support African companies listed on the London Stock Exchange and/or looking to come on the market. She also works closely with various other business units at LSEG to help drive the organization’s Africa strategy.

Prior to joining LSEG, Manji was Senior Vice President, West Africa, at risk consulting firm Teneo Intelligence, where she co-managed the company’s research and advisory services on sub-Saharan Africa.  She has a decade’s consulting experience, providing market entry, business development, and stakeholder engagement support to businesses operating in sub-Saharan African markets. She has also worked with several African governments, helping to formulate investment-friendly policies aimed at attracting inward investment flows, as well to organise conferences in Europe, Asia, and in Africa to help market investment opportunities on the continent. She holds a BA in Global Affairs and French from George Mason University, an MSc in Global Politics from the London School of Economics and is currently pursuing an MBA at the Africa Leadership University School of Business.


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