Paul Breloff

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Paul is the Co-founder & CEO of Shortlist, an executive search and talent technology company working across Africa. Since its founding in 2016, Shortlist has worked with 1,000+ companies and 1,800,000+ jobseekers across 30 countries.

Before Shortlist, Paul was the Founder & Managing Director of Accion Venture Lab, a VC fund investing in inclusive fintech startups globally, and Head of Strategy & Business Development for SKS Microfinance in Hyderabad, which IPO’ed in 2010. He has also been a corporate lawyer and advertising account executive, and speaks and writes regularly on topics related to impact investing, human capital, and talent. He is an active angel investor and advises multiple funds investing across Africa, with a particular focus on human capital, jobtech, and future of work. He lives in Nairobi, Kenya.