Festus William A.

Portfolio Manager at Acumen Fund Incorporated

MBAUnviversity of Ghana Business School

Ghana

Summary

Experienced professional with a successful career in impact investing in renewable energy, agribusiness, financial services etc., investment banking and business consulting for start ups and growing business. 1. Good understanding of international trade and investments issues in emerging markets such as Africa. 2. Strong financial analysis and credit skills with demonstrated ability to structure variety of financial transactions (equity and debt). 3. Strong business development and client relationship skills with track record and ability to focus on clients needs effectively. 4. Strong inter-personal skills with the ability to interact effectively with clients and colleagues in a multicultural setting. 5. Strong knowledge of the Small and Medium Scale Enterprises in Africa . 6. Strong knowledge in environmental, governance and social risk issues in project financing 7. Advance knowledge in the use of different computer programs Specialties: Investing in the following areas - Renewable Energy, Agribusiness, Manufacturing, Hospitality and Financial Services.

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