Temilade Denton

Temilade Denton

Social Impact and ESG Manager at Alitheia Capital

As the Social Impact and ESG (Environmental, Social and Governance) manager at Alitheia Capital, Temilade is responsible for identifying and realizing opportunities for sustainability and long-term value creation in private equity investments. By combining her background in social development with investment experience, Temilade effectively ensures coherence in and achievement of the commercial and impact objectives of the firm, achieving superior returns. Temilade leads the Impact and ESG direction at the Alitheia IDF, a $100 million pioneering gender lens investing fund targeting growth stage SMEs in sub-Saharan Africa.

Before Alitheia, Temilade worked at the UNESCO headquarters in Paris as a project consultant responsible for content creation, editing, and translation of the e-learning tool ‘Women in African History’. As a Capstone Consultant at the same organization, her research was on understanding the social impact of environmental change in the Gambia. At Growing Businesses Foundation, Temilade was a programme officer managing projects on access to finance for women and youth. She has also gained experience in policy and programmes at other institutions including the International Labour Organization (ILO); the Economic Community for West African States (ECOWAS); and the Centre for Public Policy Alternatives (CPPA).

Temilade is a graduate of Sciences Po Paris, France where she obtained a Master of Public Affairs (MPA) degree, specializing in Global Energy and Sustainability Policy and Governance. She is skilled in investment and policy analysis, strategy development, research, and communications.