Bintou Kabore-Zerbo – Board

Executive Director, Institutional Investor Network


Bintou is the current interim Executive Director of the Institutional Investor Network, a non-profit organization based in Washington DC dedicated to increasing institutional investments into African markets. IIN’s mission is to facilitate the exchange of information and education between US institutional investors and African stakeholders to encourage investments to the continent.

She concurrently founded and serves as the Managing Partner for Frontier Bridge Advisory, a US- based global firm providing a range of advisory services to investors, private corporations, and nonprofit & governmental institutions. A legal professional by training, she has always had a natural dedication to impact- driven activities across International Trade and Development sectors. She is a firm believer in the power that investment and trade can lift developing countries out of poverty and assist them to achieve robust economic growth and sustainable development.

Prior to launching Frontier Bridge Bintou worked with the NASP-USAID investment partnership successfully coordinating the education of institutional investors on investment opportunities in Africa through visits of infrastructure assets on the African continent, and the facilitation of discussions with African stakeholders on the creation of future investment vehicles. The three-year, $2 million grant-funded program mobilized more than $1 billion in investment into Africa.

Bintou holds a Juris Doctorate with a concentration in International Law from Suffolk University Law School in Boston, MA, and a Bachelor‘s degree in Political Science from Concordia University in Montreal, Canada.