Iron Pillar

Anissa Boulahya

Anissa Boulahya

Venture Partner

Anissa spent 13 years in investment banking and senior positions in CACIB, RBS, NDAD and FAB and 3 years with a multi-family office based in Dubai. Currently, she is business start-up advisor as well as an entrepreneur, and has founded 2 Bees International LLC, a management consultancy firm that advises, sets up and helps grow and scale businesses in the GCC region.

Anissa is a convinced pan-Africanist. She founded Ashante Design – an Africa inspired corporate services and gifting venture – 6 years ago. She curates Africa Avenue, a physical and online platform that launches new designers in Dubai and co-owns Catfishdxb, an African healing foods restaurant.

Anissa earned a graduate degree in international business management and finance from ESCP-Europe, as well as an undergraduate degree in science, both from her studies in France, Spain, and the UK.