Investment Director, AIIM
B.Com (Hons), MBA, FIA
With a track record of nearly two decades, African Infrastructure Investment Managers (AIIM) is the most experienced private equity investment manager focused exclusively on African infrastructure on the continent. AIIM is committed to Africa’s long term development through its infrastructure focus and currently manages USD2.0 billion across 7 funds in assets across the power, telecommunications and transport sectors in East, West and Southern Africa.
Ed is an Investment Director responsible for origination and execution of infrastructure investments across Africa for AIIM’s funds. He is currently spearheading AIIM’s efforts to develop a pan-African ports and corridors platform, and recently completed the acquisition of a majority stake in DSM Corridor Group, Tanzania – a specialist cargo handler in the Port of Dar Es Salaam. In 2016, he oversaw the sale of material interests in three privately-concessioned toll roads in Southern Africa by one of AIIM’s funds.
Prior to AIIM, Ed was an Executive Director in the Advisory and Infrastructure Finance group at Standard Chartered Bank where he completed a range of project finance and advisory assignments in transportation, telecoms, O&G and power infrastructure in a number of emerging markets. He was previously employed by Deloitte as a consulting Actuary to a number of European financial services groups.
Ed represents AIIM as a director on the boards of African Ports & Corridors Holdings, DSM Corridor Group Limited and Cenpower Generation Company Limited.