Director of Operations
Tahirou Assane Oumarou, MASc, P.Eng, PMP is the Director of Operations for Brightline Initiative™. He is responsible for the day to day operations of Brightline to help organizations bridge the gap between Strategy Design and Delivery. Before Brightline, Tahirou worked for four years as Deputy Director of infrastructure and project management in the United Nations (UNOPS) for the provision of effective project management services for peacebuilding, humanitarian and development operations. Tahirou has over 15 years of experience in civil engineering and project management. He was involved in the development, implementation and management of complex highway projects with multi-disciplinary teams.
SVP, Strategy & M&A
Yoni is an investment professional, who has extensive expertise in mergers & acquisitions, strategy and capital markets. He has experience across more than $10 billion of cross-border M&A, IPO and leveraged finance deals, covering transactional and strategic matters in both private equity and corporate contexts.As part of Toll’s Strategy/M&A and Divisional Leadership teams, Yoni plays a key role in cultivating and executing investment opportunities, driving major strategic situations for the company. He previously held roles in Credit Suisse’s investment banking group in Melbourne, where he focused on healthcare, consumer, retail and general industrials sectors for private equity and corporate clients.Yoni recently completed an MBA with IE Business School, where he was President of the Private Equity & Venture Capital Club and graduated with Dean’s List honours, having placed First in Class. Yoni holds a Bachelor of Commerce from The University of Melbourne, where he graduated with a First Class Honours Degree in Finance and placed on the Dean's Honours List. His Honours thesis on stock market responses to political uncertainty placed First in Class.