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Managing Partner: Erin Summe

Strategy Focus: Hedge Funds, Private Equity, Impact Focused Funds of Asset Management Firms

Geographic Coverage: North America, Europe, and Africa


Erin Summe | Founder & Managing Partner

Erin Summe is the Founder & Managing Partner at Thandeka Capital Partners. Thandeka Capital Partners is a platform that identifies, partners with, and raises capital for socially and environmentally sustainable investment funds around the world.

Thandeka Capital Partners was launched in 2020 as a natural extension of another company that Erin founded, Thandeka Travel, which is an Africa-based company that connects impact investors directly with local organizations addressing clean energy, healthcare, and education. Through intimate immersions, Thandeka aims to create relationships and dialogues that will allow funders to better understand the needs of a community and what kind of solutions will work within a unique context.

Erin previously spent 5 years at Morgan Stanley as a trader in Equity Derivatives and 3 years in the Cape Town area of South Africa working with a non-profit in HIV prevention.

Erin earned a BA in Economics from Georgetown University, and an MBA in Finance from London Business School. She currently holds her Series 7 & 63 licenses with FINRA.