Kayalin Akens-Irby is a Senior Associate at Malk Partners.
Kayalin joined Malk in 2018. She has assisted on over 50 transactions spanning an array of industries including information technology, manufacturing, consumer goods, healthcare and financial services. Major projects Kayalin has supported include:
- Venture capital investment in an EU-based open banking platform
- Growth stage investment in a healthcare technology provider disrupting the orthodontics industry
- Investment in a global pharmaceuticals, biologics, and consumer health products developer
- Development of an ESG policy and LP-facing fundraising communications for a leading manufacturing-focused GP
Kayalin holds a B.A. in Environment, Economics, and Politics from Claremont McKenna College where she was a Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Interdisciplinary Science Scholar.