October 23, 2019: Carolyn Campbell, Founding Partner and COO of Emerging Capital Partners (ECP), received the prestigious Women Impact Award 2019 at the Private Equity Africa Awards ceremony in London, UK on October 9, 2019. This distinction, awarded by Private Equity Africa, rewards top women in the industry for demonstrated leadership and success. The accolade is an extension of the Outstanding Leadership Award and the Women Investor Award launched in partnership with the Private Equity Women Investor Network in 2018.
As a member of ECP’s executive committee and investment committee, Carolyn Campbell oversees the management of ECP’s activities alongside two co-CEOs, Vincent le Guennou and Hurley Doddy. Carolyn Campbell emphasizes management and the human factor alongside returns in investment strategy, drawing on a rich experience and solid knowledge of private equity investment and development issues and making it a model of leadership and international commitment.
In addition to ECP, Carolyn Campbell continues her commitment to international development by serving on the Investment Committee of the American Psychological Foundation, an NGO that provides financial support for psychological research to advance the human potential of current and future generations. Carolyn Campbell also served on the advisory board of the Millennium Challenge Corporation advisory board, a bilateral anti-poverty fund, and is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, a non-partisan geopolitical think tank.
Carolyn Campbell holds a Ph.D. in Politics from Oxford University and a JD in Law from the University of Virginia. She is also a cumma cum laude graduate with a bachelor’s degree in Economics and French and a master’s in economics from the University of Connecticut. Prior to founding ECP in
2000, Carolyn Campbell was a senior partner at White & Case LLP.