Ivo Philipps

Ivo Philipps is a Founding Partner at Affirma Capital and the firm’s Chief Operating Officer. He is based in Singapore.

Prior to Affirma Capital, Ivo was COO of Standard Chartered Private Equity (SCPE) having previously managed the Mezzanine and Alternative Solutions business, structuring mezzanine growth capital and balance sheet solutions for clients across Asia, Africa and the Middle East. He joined SCPE in 2009.

Prior to joining SCB, Ivo spent 7 years at Barclays in the UK, where he held senior management roles in Barclays Wealth, the Barclays mortgage business and the Barclays risk function. Before Barclays, he was an executive Board Director at a division of Misys Plc in London. Ivo started his career in advertising and subsequently worked for the United Nations in East Africa.

Ivo has an MBA from INSEAD and a BSc in Politics and Economics from Bristol University.

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