Angella Rainford

Rekamniar Frontier Ventures
Founder


Angella founded Rekamniar Frontier Ventures in 2011. Prior to this, Angella worked at Goldman Sachs in the Merchant Banking division (Principal Investment Area) in London and New York. During her career there, she evaluated and executed corporate and infrastructure private equity transactions and distressed debt investments. 

Prior to joining Goldman, she worked as part of the portfolio team at Sterling Stamos, a private investment management firm which specializes in alternative and multi-asset investment solutions. She began her career as a Business Analyst at McKinsey & Company in New York.

Angella has served as an advisor to Helios Investment Partners, a $3.0 billion private equity fund based in London focused on investments in Africa. She is also serves on the Board of Directors for GK Capital Management, the financial advisory and investment arm of the GraceKennedy Group, GK UK Foods and JN Money Services, a subsidiary of the Jamaica National Building Society.  

She served as a Director for EMpower (The Emerging Markets Foundation), a non-profit organization which supports local organizations in emerging market countries that provide at-risk youth with educational, health, leadership, and livelihood resources and training. Angella also served as a volunteer consultant to Technoserve in Ghana. She has travelled to >65 countries and lived on 4 continents.

Angella holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and a MPhil in Development Studies from the University of Cambridge. She also graduated with a BA (magna cum laude) in Government from Harvard College.