Paul Fletcher

Executive Chairman, Actis; Co-founder, Emerging Markets Private Equity Association

Paul Fletcher joined CDC Group plc in 2000 from Citibank, where he held various roles in Tokyo, New York, Nairobi and London. He was appointed CEO of CDC in 2002 and oversaw the spin off which created Actis. He now provides overall leadership to the firm with specific focus on strategy, investors and enhancing the firm’s commitment to an ethos of responsible investment. 

Prior to Actis, Paul spent 23 years in the financial services industry. He led the strategy unit for Citibank’s emerging markets business and previously ran the bank’s business in East Africa. Paul is a founding director of the Emerging Markets Private Equity Association.