We are a premier one-stop shop providing full business life cycle consulting services for clients looking to do business in Africa for the first time, or for clients that are already participating in the African market. We provide advice and work with you to execute the mandate locally.
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Kehinde has been variously described as a leader, an astute Banker, turnaround expert, a paradigm of professionalism with experience that cuts across Operations, Technology, Treasury, Corporate and Investment Banking. He is a highly experienced Chief Executive Officer with integrated expertise in local and global financial markets, corporate strategy and experience in boardroom and corporate governance issues.
He holds a first degree in Economics from the University of lbadan and he is a Fellow of the Chartered Association of Certified Accountants (FCCA) United Kingdom.
Aitua Ekhaese is a Partner at Havenvest Private Equity Middle East Limited (formerly HSBC Private Equity Middle East Limited), a private equity firm focused on growth capital and buyout opportunities in the MENA region. Prior to Havenvest, Aitua was a director at Aspen Advisory Services Ltd; a London based private investment office. Before Aspen, Aitua was the Head of Investment Banking and Co-Head of Corporate Finance at Saudi International Bank, London.Aitua is a qualified Chartered Accountant and holds a BA in Economics from the University of Manchester in the UK.
Alba specializes among other areas, in identifying specific needs of underserved markets, including core regional economic and developmental needs. She translates these needs into opportunities and matches them with international champions, investors and financiers. Alba also helps clients to navigate the Sub Saharan political landscape thereby ensuring the progress and successful execution of projects. Alba’s projects frequently require her to relate effectively with stakeholders at all levels from community grass root organizations to regional and central national governments.
Alba’s career of over 30 years includes significant roles at the UK National Commission for UNESCO, East African Governments, The World Bank, Africa Development Bank, UNESCO, UNICEF, World Food Programme, and the Commonwealth Secretariat.
Alba obtained her doctorate at Stanford University in the field of Economics of Education. She currently serves on the Board of the Council for Education in the Commonwealth.
Alan has been involved in project and finance related transactions, private corporate advisory / business structuring, commodity, risk management and arbitration work, both within the Gulf and outside. Alan has been based in the Arabian Gulf for most of his career.