Jerry Parkes

Jerry Parkes is the CEO and co-founder of Injaro Investments Limited and the Managing Director of Injaro Investment Advisors Limited.

Under his leadership, Injaro has secured mandates to manage Injaro Agricultural Capital Holdings Limited (IACHL), a US$50m fund; and to serve as investment advisor to the Agribusiness Capital (ABC) Fund, a €200 million fund. Since inception in 2009, Injaro has made over US$35 million worth of investments in African SMEs which have benefitted over 3 million people.

Prior to Injaro, Jerry was a director at a UK-based fund management firm and activist private equity investor. He also served a variety of clients in an advisory capacity at Accenture, Merrill Lynch, UBS and Technoserve.

He holds an M.Eng. in Electrical and Electronic Engineering with French from the University of Manchester and an MBA from The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania. He also serves on the board of African Private Equity and Venture Capital Association (AVCA).