Thelma Ekiyor

Thelma Ekiyor

Managing Partner SME.NG

Thelma Ekiyor is an Impact Investor and Managing Partner of SME.NG. Thelma founded The Funding Space – an access to finance convening for impact  Investors and Entrepreneurs  in 2017 and is also the Co-founder/Chairperson of Afrigrants Resources. 

Thelma has experience working in 22 African  countries and is currently a member of the Board of ALL ON. 

In 2020, Ms. Ekiyor was listed as one of the 50 most influential women in the development sector in Africa, and in 2021 she was listed as one of the top 10 black women  globally working in philanthropy and impact investing – “Black Women Give Back”.

Thelma holds a law degree from University of Buckingham and an MBA from Imperial College, London.