Jan Van der Does de Willebois

Senior Finance & Intelligence Manager

Jan joined Sunbird Group in June 2015 and has been assisting Sunbird with their fundraising efforts. He has focused on building key relationships with Development Finance Institutions, family offices and other financial institutions.

He started his career in London working for several large European investment banks including ABN Amro and Societe Generale.

His Africa odyssey started in 2007 when he moved to Nairobi, Kenya where he joined Dyer and Blair. While at Dyer and Blair, Jan worked on several large equity and debt placements. In 2010, he relocated to Lagos, Nigeria to join Stanbic IBTC. Since returning to London Jan has helped connect investors, entrepreneurs and other stakeholders in order to create investment opportunities in sub-Saharan Africa

Jan has a Masters from St Andrews University.

“Africa is the story. The big story is Africa.”