Founder & CEO, Birimian Ventures
Laureen Kouassi-Olson is the founder and CEO of Birimian Ventures, a long-term investment company championing African heritage luxury and premium brands by providing patient capital, institutional support, strategic advice and operational excellence. She is a seasoned executive in the African financial services and private equity industries. She has over a decade of experience in investing in private companies and financial institutions on the African Continent. Her professional achievements and commitments have gained significant recognition within the African financial services and private equity industries. Mrs Kouassi-Olsson was identified as one of the 100 most influential African Women by Avance Media and was nominated twice on the Choiseul Institute list of Emerging Economic Leaders.