Doing Business in Africa: A Conversation with Colin Coleman, Managing Director, Goldman Sachs, Sub-Saharan Africa

Event time: 
Friday, May 5, 2017 - 11:30am
School of Management (SOM), Evans Hall See map
165 Whitney Ave.
New Haven, CT 06511
Event description: 

Drawing from his extensive experience in public policy and finance in Africa, Colin Coleman will speak about the opportunities and challenges associated with doing business across Africa.

Colin Coleman is head of the Investment Banking Division for Sub-Saharan Africa, a role assumed in 2008, and head of the South African office, a role he has held since he joined Goldman Sachs in 2000. In 2015, Colin was named member of the Investment Banking Services EMEA Captains Group. He is also a member of the Growth Markets Franchise Group. Colin was named managing director in 2002 and partner in 2010. In 2013, Colin authored “Two Decades of Freedom,” a report by Goldman Sachs on South Africa’s progress since 1994. In the 1980s, Colin was involved in South Africa’s anti-apartheid movement and later in its constitutional transition. From 1989 until South Africa’s first democratic elections in 1994, he was an executive director for the Consultative Business Movement (CBM).