Based in London, Obinna (Obi) Onyeagoro is a Consultant in Egon Zehnder’s Global Infrastructure Practice and Co-leads the firm’s European Private Debt activities. Obinna’s focus is to build close, trusted relationships advising senior executives on their leadership challenges within Alternative Investment platforms across infrastructure, private-credit, and emerging market private equity organisations as well as their investee companies and related assets.
I’m passionate about working with highly motivated business leaders to make sure they have the effective teams, top talent and diverse ideas they need to optimally deliver their products and services and succeed in their markets.
Before joining Egon Zehnder, Obinna headed the Financial Sponsors Group for EMEA at Standard Chartered Bank, focusing on private equity clients, infrastructure funds, corporates and other financial sponsors. Earlier he was an investor within Deutsche Bank Asset Management’s infrastructure team and previously an investment banker with Deutsche Bank Securities in New York on the Leveraged Finance team. Obinna began his career as a consultant at Accenture, focusing on technology strategy.
Obinna earned a BS in electrical engineering from Boston University, a Master’s in education with a technology focus from Harvard University, and an MBA from Harvard Business School. He is passionate about technology, education, and impact investing in emerging markets with an emphasis on Africa and renewable energies.