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Erin Harrell

Managing Director at The Abraaj Group


Erin Harrell is a Managing Director in the Investor Engagement team at The Abraaj Group. Ms. Harrell has lived in six countries on three continents. She has 20 years of experience in finance and global capital raising.

After returning to her native U.S. in 2012, Ms. Harrell led capital raising and investor relations at GGV Capital. Previously, Ms. Harrell had been a Managing Director at Blackstone in London after leading 3i’s global fundraising and limited partner relations team for five years. Prior to that, she helped establish fundraising and investor relations for IK Investment Partners.

Ms. Harrell holds a B.A. from the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, Massachusetts. Through a Rotary Ambassadorial Scholarship, she also pursued a master’s program in Política Económica Internacional at the Universidad de Belgrano in Argentina. Ms. Harrell speaks Swedish, French, Spanish, German and Italian in addition to English.

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