Fanta co-leads CrossBoundary’s West Africa Investment Advisory team. She has an MBA from The Wharton School and completed her undergraduate degree in Finance with a minor in Spanish at the City University of New York, Baruch College. Prior to CrossBoundary, Fanta worked at BlackRock in New York, focusing on the company’s proprietary investment management technology platform called Aladdin. She contributed to the business expansion of Aladdin to service providers. She started her career as an investment banking summer analyst at JP Morgan in the Healthcare coverage group then the Latin America M&A group. She worked on several agribusiness and waste management transactions as part of the Malian Investment Facilitation Platform, and now focuses on facilitating investments across several sectors in West Africa. She is based in Conakry, Guinea.