Marieke Geurts is Investment Director at Amethis. She is based in Nairobi.
Ms. Geurts’ responsibilities at Amethis include deal sourcing and analyzing, overseeing due diligences, leading transaction execution teams, as well as monitoring investments in the portfolio. She focuses her efforts mainly on the Eastern and Southern Africa region.
Prior to joining Amethis in 2022, Ms. Geurts was an Investment Principal at Ascent Capital based in Nairobi, where she led various mid-market private equity transactions across multiple sectors in Kenya, Ethiopia, and Uganda. She started her career as a strategy consultant at McKinsey & Company.
Ms. Geurts holds an MiM from CEMS, an MSc. in International Business from Rotterdam School of Management and a Bachelor of Business Studies from Tilburg University. She is a citizen of The Netherlands and speaks fluent Dutch, English, and French.