Managing Partner | Purple Capital Partners Limited
Mr Obinna Onunkwo
DCEO & CO-FOUNDER
Obinna Onunkwo is a seasoned securities specialist with almost 20 years of experience in investment management. He has a rich background in investment banking, asset management, agri-commodity exports, equities research and trading. He has over the years played active roles as lead fund manager in various corporate actions.
A serial entrepreneur, Obinna has been instrumental in the setting up of various financial houses including Guardian Express Trust, Alternative Capital Partners, Spring Capital Markets amongst others.
Obinna has an Executive MBA from Lagos Business School, a Cum Laude degree in Economics from the University of Port Harcourt and has also undertaken courses at the Stanford Graduate School of Business, California, USA.
He has played active governance roles on the boards of other companies including the board of Law Union & Rock Plc, where he headed the Risk Management board committee and the Technical Committee for corporate transformation.
Currently, Obinna is a Founding Managing Partner and Director at Purple, where he has spearheaded the company’s growth in real estate and especially financial services. He is a co-founder and Managing Director of “Purplemoney”, a CBN Licensed retail lending microfinance institution. Obinna is also a chief promoter of the Microfinance Development Company Limited a consortium of leading Microfinance Banks in Nigeria.
Obinna is a member of the Institute of Directors, The Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria and a Certified Microfinance Professional.