Non Executive Chairman
Michael is based in Nairobi and is the Managing Director of Actis, a leading PE firm, in East Africa. Michael has been instrumental in the success of the Actis Group in Africa, including the launch of the Acacia Fund, the first private equity fund in Kenya, the US$16 million equity investment in Flamingo, and investments in Banque Commerciale du Rwanda and DFCU. He joined Actis in 1988 as an investor focused on Eastern, Central and Southern Africa. Prior to joining Actis, Michael spent three years in investment banking in London, for Lehman Brothers and Kleinwort Benson.