Laure Djoukam

CEO, Shekina Invest LLC.

Laure Djoukam has been the CEO of SIBA BTP, producing construction materials (tiles, concrete, gravel)

for the past 8 years.


Previously, she held a Program Manager role for the World Bank/IFC, facilitating financing for

businesswomen through the GOWE (Growth-Oriented Women Enterprises), a guarantee fund of millions

USD. She coordinated training and capacity building for hundreds of business women and association

leaders.


Prior to joining the World Bank, Djoukam had worked as a consultant to various international

development organizations such as USAID, EXIM BANK. Her assignments led her to conducting sectorial

analyses in order to define competitive advantages of companies in Mali, Burkina Faso, Chad, Cameroon

and Côte d’Ivoire.


She has a total of 17 years of experience in Finance and business development ventures and holds a

M.Sc. in Finance and Accounting from ESSEC, Douala and an MBA from the Kellogg School of

Management (Evanston, Illinois) with specialization in Analytical Finance.


The President of the Kellogg West African Network, she recently joined the Board of Advisors of Shekina

Invest, a boutique investment firm focused on Agribusiness, Real Estate Development, Clean Energy and

Financial inclusion.

Laure Djoukam