Chairman & Non Executive Director
Robert Bunyi is the Managing Director of the Kenya Pooled Water Fund, KPWF. KPWF is a is a non-profit Kenyan company established to provide water service providers with local long-term capital raised through issuance of bonds listed on the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE). The initiative is a collaborative effort between the government of Kenya and of The Netherlands.
Mr Bunyi’s career started in 1996 as an equity analyst on the NSE and has worked in the capital market sector covering African equity markets since. More recently he expanded into consulting having founded Mavuno Capital, an investment advisory firm that deals mainly in real estate. He also serves as a Non-executive director of Invesco Assurance, a specialist passenger service vehicle insurance company owned by sector actors.
Mr Bunyi served on the board of directors of Centum for five years and resigned in 2014. He joined the Nabo Board of Directors in 2013 and has steered the firm as the Chairman ever since.Back to Board
Managing Director & CEO
Pius is the founding CEO of Nabo Capital and his passion is to connect investors to lucrative opportunities across Africa. He passionately believes that investors cannot afford to ignore the continent, a key topic when he speaks at global investment forums. Quick to acknowledge he has the best job in the world, Pius believes Africa is the best place for anyone wishing to make a remarkable difference and leave a lasting legacy. With more than 12 years’ experience of successfully investing in Africa, he has overseen investment transactions in excess of $500M.
On the back of remarkable success, Pius led his team at Centum to spin off into an independent fully-fledged investment boutique, Nabo Capital, which is now managing over $140m AUMs and has helped reputable institutional clients from US, Europe, Asia and Africa acquire sizable stakes and break into top ten shareholders lists of some of the most coveted, blue chip companies on the continent. Pius leverages a wide network and with unique, boots-on-the-ground experience operates across multiple asset classes such as equities, fixed income, private debt, private equity and real estate.
Pius was part of the dream team that formulated and successfully implemented the now famous “Centum 2.0 Strategy” that began the exciting journey of transforming Centum, a once laid -back $60 Million investment firm, into a $1.8 Billion AUM outfit.
His colleagues occasionally refer to him as the ‘Resident Bishop’ because of his deep spiritual orientation and personal values. Pius does not consider what he does to be a job, but rather his divine purpose – to enrich society and people’s lives.
Pius has endeared himself as fiercely loyal to his family, which includes staff and clients. He goes to great lengths to protect them, has a cool temperament and is unwaveringly positive. If there is one person our clients trust completely, it’s Pius.
Edwin is a Partner and Africa Regional Director for Dalberg Advisors, the global strategy and policy advisory firm focused on shifting the needle on creating an inclusive and sustainable world. He founded Dalberg’s Nairobi office in 2008 and has been a key contributor in building Dalberg’s Africa presence to be the largest top-tier consulting firm on the continent. Edwin advises a wide range of clients including Governments, investors, corporations, bilateral and multilateral donors, global foundations, and non-governmental organizations on their most important issues around strategy, operational efficiency and program implementation. His work is increasingly focused on the intersection of new business models and atypical partnerships required to reach the underserved and unlock potential.
Before joining Dalberg, Edwin was at the Clinton Foundation where he held multiple roles focused on rural communities. Prior to joining the Clinton Foundation, Edwin was at McKinsey & Company in NY where he served clients in the financial services and pharmaceutical sectors.
Edwin holds a BA (cum laude) in Biology from Amherst College. He serves on The Nature Conservancy Africa Council, the Amref International University Council, Digital Green Board and the Acumen East Africa Fund Advisory Board. He is an Archbishop Desmond Tutu Fellow, a World Economic Forum Young Global Leader and has been named on several lists, including Top 10 Powerful Men in Africa by Forbes in 2015, and Top 40 under 40 Men in Kenya.Back to Board
David Awuah-Darko is the executive chairman of IC Group, responsible for strategic initiatives and business development, and currently serves as Acting CEO of IC Asset Managers. Prior to founding the group, David started his career at Lehman Brothers International (Europe) in London as a European Equities trader. David read Mathematics & Computation at Balliol College, University of Oxford, where he earned an MA (Oxon) degree and won two half-blues in polo. David has served on Ghana’s National Bond Market Committee, is a fellow of the Aspen Global Leadership Network and a is member of Young Presidents’ Organization.Back to Board
Alternate Director to Centum Investment Company Plc
Fred Murimi is the Managing Director of Centum Capital, a position he has held since August 2015. He is charged with the responsibility of overseeing the execution of the Centum 3.0 strategy through the development of investment grade opportunities across the eight sectors of focus: Financial Services, FMCG, Power, Real Estate, Agribusiness, Healthcare, Education and ICT. Prior to his appointment to the current position, he was the Company Secretary and Director of Corporate Affairs at Centum.
Fred has led the team in centum in concluding a number of exit transactions from the portfolio including its $50m sale of UAP Holdings, $27m sale of Platcorp Holdings and $24m sale of Genafrica Asset Managers.
Fred holds a Bachelor of Law Degree from the University of Nairobi, a Masters of Business Administration, is qualified as a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and as a Certified Public Secretary (CPS). He is an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya and a member of the Law Society of Kenya (LSK) and Institute of Certified Public Secretaries of Kenya (ICPSK).Back to Board
Ms. Thapelo Tebogo Moribame
Ms. Thapelo Tebogo Moribame is the Head of Market Development at the Botswana Stock Exchange having joined on the 1st August, 2016. Prior to joining the BSE, she was the Marketing Manager at Air Botswana from November 2012 to July 2016. Before joining Air Botswana, she worked at the Local Enterprise Authority (LEA) as Market Access Specialist from January 2011 to October 2012. Her career began at the Ministry of Investments, Trade and Industry as Assistant Trade Officer on the Multilateral Trade Section between October 2006 and December 2010.
Thapelo is an Economist with a Master of Commerce in Economics and an Honours Degree in Economics, both from the Stellenbosch University in South Africa. She also has a Bachelor of Arts in Social Sciences Degree specializing in Economics and Public Administration from the University of Botswana. She has also studied International Trade and the Multilateral Trading System at the United Nations University in Tokyo, Japan after being accepted with fellows from countries around the world.
Ms Moribame has a strong commercial focus and is a firm believer in the economic diversification of Botswana and partnerships across different stakeholders.Back to Board
Ally Angula,Chartered Accountant
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR – STATE ACCOUNTS DEPARTMENT MINISTRY OF FINANCE NAMIBIA
founded the Leap Group after retiring during 2013 from KPMG Namibia as an
Assurance Partner heading Energy and Natural Resources as well as the Financial
Services Segments. Ally spent a good 12
years at KPMG of which 5 were at Partner level.
qualified as a Chartered Accountant during 2006, qualifying for both South
African and Namibian CA designation.
serves on Corporate Boards including the Board of Pupkewitz
Holdings (Pty) Ltd. as well as on the Board of Namibia’s only listed Property
Unit Linked Company – Oryx Properties Limited
served as a Council Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Namibia
(ICAN) and as a Board member of Rio Tinto’s Rossing
Uranium Limited Mine in Namibia, Old Mutual Life Assurance Company of Namibia,
as Vice Chairperson for Namibia’s National Petroleum Company – Namcor,
as Chairman of Namcor Trading and Chairperson of Namibia Postal and
Telecommunication Limited (NPTH). Ally
also served her full term as a Bank of Namibia (The Reserve Bank of Namibia)
Director and Chair of the Audit and Risk Committee.
her tenure as Chair for NPTH, Ally
successfully led the 100% share purchase transaction on behalf of NPTH in
respect of MTC, Namibia’s biggest mobile
operator, which is planned for a
2019 listing on the Namibian Stock
Exchange. This will be the first State Owned Asset to be listed on the Namibia Stock Exchange.
the 17th March 2015, Ally was announced as Young Global Leader (YGL) by the World Economic Forum (WEF). Ally
is the Founding Curator for the World Economic Forum (WEF) Global Shapers
Windhoek Hub as well as an Archbishop Desmond Tutu Fellow and a Dangote
May 2013, Ally was appointed as an Accounting Expert by the Minister of Finance
to reform the financial reporting and accounting function at the State
was appointed as the Deputy Executive Director: State Accounts at the Ministry
of Finance starting on the 3rd December 2018.