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Margaret O'Connor

Chief Strategist at Impact Brands Africa


Margaret O’Connor is an Adventure Capitalist with 25 years of experience in Africa, Asia, the US, and UK focused on commercializing innovation, pioneering product development, and catalyzing market access through trusted networks. The director of Impact Ventures and The Centre for Disruptive Technology connects clients to unconventional ideas, relevant technology, global capital, proven talent, and life-enhancing experiences. The former MasterCard executive, Silicon Valley venture funded start-up veteran, and London Financial Times journalist brings valuable operating experience managing start-ups, scale-ups, and profitable exits; kick-starting new process and product adoption at corporates, and mentoring millennials.

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