Roberta Annan is the UN Environment Program (UNEP) Goodwill Ambassador for the Creative Economy and the Founder of Impact Fund for African Creatives (IFFAC), African Fashion Foundation (AFF) and Frallain Group. She is also the Founder and Managing Partner of Annan Capital Partners, a boutique investment advisory firm and Co-founder of Semblance World, a new immersive virtual platform that aims to reimagine digital experiences for brands and consumers within the international fashion industry. Recently, Roberta launched Impact Fund for African Creatives (IFFAC) one of Africa’s first long-term capital vehicles which seeks to leverage the untapped talent and commercial power of Africa’s creative and cultural industries. The Fund will support African professionals with
the skills, network, and capital needed to reach a global audience.
An award-winning entrepreneur, Roberta is committed to raising the economic potential of Africa through investments in capacity building, creative arts, technology, and infrastructure. She sits on several boards including Frallain Group, Industrie Africa, Women’s Empowerment and Investment Group (WEIG), and Ghana France Business Club. Roberta draws from her wealth of experience across various markets globally while using her extensive network to help startup entrepreneurs bring their ideas to the market and scale globally. Her interests span mentorship, funding startups, and investing in infrastructure for the creative economy. Roberta is involved in conversations on socio-economic issues in Africa including women empowerment, entrepreneurship, youth unemployment and