Sebastian McKinlay

Head of AECF Connect

Sebastian spent the first phase of his career working in the European private equity market for both boutique investment firms and leading international financial services brands. He has lead the acquisition of more than a dozen companies and acted as a board director in businesses in a range of sectors including agribusiness, business services, technology, media and information and consumer goods.

Since 2012, Sebastian has focused his activities on sub-Saharan Africa and is now the head of AECF Connect, a business unit of KPMG Africa that connects high impact enterprises and with impact investors across the energy and agricultural supply chains. In the last 12 months, he has lead fundraisings for companies in Ethiopia, Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda and in agribusiness as well as off grid power.
Sebastian has an undergraduate degree from the London School of Economics and a MBA from London Business School.