Elias has an academic background in Environmental Engineering. He has worked in strategy consulting on topics around Sustainability with a focus on Analytics. Elias believes in the power of people working together across borders to solve the global challenges of our time.
CEO & Co-Founder
Franziska has a background in finance, sustainable development and circular economy through her work at Deutsche Bank, strategy consulting and the World Economic Forum. She is a passionate believer in equal opportunities, and ultimately justice – the inspiration to found Uncap.
Grit has a degree in Business Administration from University of Leipzig. She specialized in tax, banking and accounting and has worked at the big four and Bertelsmann in that capacity. As a mother of four she is used to turn chaos to order and is keeping our backoffice afloat.
Isabelle brings in a Master’s Degree in Social Sciences and has previously worked in a tech-start-up as well as at a media agency. Her insight in strategic advertising gives her a substantial knowledge in communication and marketing and the skill to adapt to new trends in these fields immediately.
Johannes is an entrepreneur who founded and built an impact business in Kenya, and gained insights to East-Africa living there for 6 years. He brings deep understanding of strategic and operational management in emerging markets, and has a passion for purpose.
Muthoni is a finance professional with over a decade of experience managing private market portfolios in East and West Africa. She is passionate about investment strategies that focus on diversity and inclusion as a means to promoting sustainable socioeconomic growth. She founded a microfinance company, has been a fintech operator, and sits on multiple boards. Muthoni is an Actuarial Science graduate, CFA Charterholder and a proud mother of 2.
Réka is a Ph.D. candidate at the Department of Economics at Stanford University specializing in development economics and econometrics with an expertise in data analysis and a familiarity with various machine learning techniques.