Lyne Landry heads the impact division of a private equity investment firm, a position that she sees as a consolidation of her 10 years-experience in Africa. Previously, Lyne was the the Executive Director and Head of Impact & Development Finance for ThirdWay Africa. As an entrepreneur in Africa, Lyne has experience with starting businesses and consulting with existing businesses to expand their boundaries. A graduate of McGill and Concordia in Quebec, Canada, Lyne currently lives in Mozambique, and is launching a new business in Morocco. Working, literally, corner to corner in Africa, Lyne has started up three companies. In addition, she has consulted with acquired companies to bring them to profitable levels. Her experience includes product management, product distribution strategy, promotional tactics and communication road mapping.

As a French-Canadian working in five economic zones in Africa, Lynne brings her expertise in strategic planning, business planning and pricing to the entrepreneurs participating in the African Entrepreneurship Award. As a mentor, Lyne is known for her capabilities in team building and helping develop customer experience plans.