Prior to joining DPI, Mr. Mohammed was a Vice President at WPA, Inc., the fund manager for Africa International Financial Holdings, a US$100 million private equity fund focused on the financial services sector in Sub-Saharan Africa. Before that, Mr. Mohammed was a Vice President in the Special Situations Group at Goldman Sachs where he focused on making principal investments in the energy, power, and infrastructure sectors. He executed over US$250 million in equity investments and acquisitions for the firm and helped build the group’s project finance and renewable energy investment businesses.
Mr. Mohammed began his career in finance at CoreStates Financial Corp (now part of Wachovia Corp) in the asset management business. He subsequently held positions in treasury and asset/liability management for a portfolio worth over US$20 billion. Mr. Mohammed is a Chartered Financial Analyst and holds a BSc in Industrial Engineering from Lehigh University (1992) and an MBA in Finance and Strategic Management from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania (2000). He is a citizen of the US and Nigeria.