Leslie Mapondera

London, United Kingdom


Leslie Mapondera is Partner and Co-Head of European Credit at Apollo. Prior to joining in 2019, Leslie was Head of Financial Institutions Portfolio at Qatar Investment Authority (QIA) and also served as Head of Investment Execution and Head of Mergers & Acquisitions. Before joining QIA, he worked in credit research and trading at Citigroup and Credit Suisse.

A Rhodes Scholar and Sloan Fellow, Leslie graduated from London Business School, MA in Management; University of Oxford, BA (Hons) in Philosophy, Politics and Economics; London School of Economics, MSc Economic History; and University of Reading, BSc (Hons) Agricultural Economics. He also attended Harvard Business School’s Advanced Management Program.