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Anne-Marie is CIO of FSD Africa Investments, the development capital investment arm of FSD Africa. A Zimbabwean, she is the former CEO of Financial Sector Deepening Mozambique, and Co-founder of a private equity fund manager, Alitheia IDF Managers, investing in women-led businesses. She also took over and led the exists of Pan African microfinance fund returning capital to shareholders. 

Anne-Marie has a wealth of experience in building African financial markets. Across her career, she has led a range of development finance investments and implemented strategies for private sector growth, in roles at the World Bank Group, CGAP, and UK Aid, among other development finance institutions. As a Board member of the Africa Enterprise Challenge Fund (AECF), Anne-Marie helped shape a blended finance approach to de-risking investments in renewable energy and agriculture businesses, contributing to the prosperity of African rural economies. She was also a member of the Women’s World Banking Advisory Council of leading thinkers in finance for women.