Amani is the founder & CEO of Amatte, a British premium company inspired by Africa. Amatte launched its first brand, Amatte Coffee, a sustainable coffee company, andbintroduced five award-winning coffees that celebrate Africa’s rich culture and history of storytelling. The brand partners directly with small-lot, female farmers to ethically source the finest coffees.
Until April 2021, Amani was the Head of Risk & Control in the Impact Advisory & Finance (IAF) division at Credit Suisse. The division leads the Impact Investing and Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) strategy within Credit Suisse Prior to joining Credit Suisse in July 2015, Amani worked in Risk Management at Barclays Investment Bank and the CEO Office at Wells Fargo.
Amani sits on the Amatte Board and Amatte Fund Advisory Committee. At Credit Suisse, Amani worked with the group board, founded and Co-chaired the EMEA Credit Suisse Black, Asian, and Multi Ethnic (BAME) Advisory Committee. She founded the Network with the aim of creating and empowering an environment for professional development for those of BAME background.
Amani holds an LLB Law degree and completed the Legal Practice Course, before moving into Finance and Entrepreneurship. She is an active supporter of D&I and often participates in panel discussions and mentoring initiatives across leading institutions in the UK.