Bukie Adebo Umeano


Financial Services
Branding and Go-To-Market


Ogilvy Consulting


Alaffia Health Board Observer
Liquidly Board Observer
Kasheesh Board Observer
Acre Homes Board Observer


Bukie is an Investment Principal at Anthemis, where she sources, evaluates, and executes early-stage deals across Fintech and embedded finance. Bukie constantly explores new and innovative applications for financial services and the ways that financial products intersect with several different industries. 

Bukie began her career in consulting. She was a Strategy and Operations Consultant at Deloitte, helping organizations explore growth strategies like global expansion and digital transformation, and a Brand Strategy Director at Ogilvy Consulting, advising senior-level clients on brand positioning and go-to-market. She made her way into Fintech, by co-founding a credit-building business called Liza that was designed to help people build credit by formalizing loans between friends and family. Prior to joining Anthemis, Bukie was an investor at WomensVCFund where she invested in Series A and B businesses with women in senior leadership. 

Bukie holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and a BBA from Emory University’s Goizueta School of Business.