Karim is a London-based investment professional at Actis, a private equity firm focused on growth markets, where he specializes in private investments in the real estate sector in Africa. He joined Actis in 2019 following the completion of his graduate studies. Before joining Actis, Karim worked at Moelis & Company, an independent advisory firm, within the Middle East & North Africa practice. He started his career with Credit Suisse’s investment banking team in Dubai and has also worked with PepsiCo’s global M&A team out of New York. Karim holds an MBA from INSEAD Business School and a Master’s in Global Politics and Security from Georgetown University. He completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Pennsylvania, majoring in politics and economics.