THE TEAM

The Eos Capital founders have significant value creation experience and unlisted investment experience and are supported by private equity and other necessary experts

Johannes !Gawaxab
Managing Partner
  • MD Old Mutual Africa - Drove business expansion in Africa through acquiring, closing and optimising businesses , growingfrom 8 countries to 13 countries

  • Started the first unlisted investments fund in Namibia, MIDINA, which achieved an IRR of 28% in the first 5 years with investments in the telecommunications, infrastructure, healthcare and education sectors

  • Established Old Mutual Asset Managers in Namibia as a greenfield operation, now the largest fund manager in terms of assets under management

  • Chairman of boards across a diversified range of local companies

  • Strategy, organisational and operational improvement experience from a variety of sectors and leading businesses across Africa while at McKinsey and Company (the leading global management consulting firm), Liberty Life in South Africa, Old Mutual Africa.

  • Focus is on financial services and strategy as an MBA graduate from London Business School and an Actuary.

Nicole Maske
Partner: Value Add
  • Cross-industry transaction advisory, strategy, and performance improvement experience with leading listed and unlisted companies as well as major local and global private equity funds in Sub-Saharan Africa, the Middle East and Europe

  • Part of the founding team of boutique strategy and transaction advisory firm RAND Strategy Advisors, previously led Accenture South Africa’s M&A practice and gained experience as a hedge fund research analyst

  • Holds MSc (Engineering Management) and BEng (Industrial) degrees and is a CFA Charter holder

Ekkehard Friedrich, CFA
Partner: Investments
  • Experience in events coordination, travel and office management

  • Supported various UN Country Directors with Office Management and Administration, Events Planning and has an excellent track record in Time Management

Emmarentia Irion
Office Manager
Connie Marlene-Theyse
Senior Associate
  •  Vast experience working with leading companies in the Namibian Advisory, Auditing, Financial Services, Manufacturing and Transport Industries, with particular focus on financial management, performance improvement, risk management and strategy.

  • Holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree in Economic and Management Sciences from the University of Stellenbosch.

Michal Feigler
Senior Associate: Value Add
  • Attorney-at-law, member of the Czech bar and chartered mediator

  • Holds LL.M. from Masaryk University in Brno, J.D. from Charles University in Prague and MBA from ESADE Business School in Barcelona

  • Cross-industry advisory, investment and management experience at leading private equity and venture funds with particular focus on strategy and operations

  • Prior to joining Eos served as Member of the Board of Directors at Westminster Group and held executive positions at several of its portfolio companies

Shetugwana Tulonga Shipena
Associate
  • Holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree in Financial Management Sciences from the University of Pretoria and a Masters Degree in international Business from Monash University Malaysia

  • Experience in market research, financial analysis and strategic planning and analysis

Jacinta Hidimbwasa
Analyst
  • Holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree in Financial Accounting from the University of Cape Town and currently completing Honours in Taxation – Technical and compliance from the University of Cape Town.

  • Experience in financial management, financial analysis, financial modelling, performing quantitative and qualitative analysis to conduct market research, industry trends research and competitor analysis

ALLEGROW INDEPENDENT BOARD MEMBERS

Gida Nakazibwe-Sekandi

Independent Non-Executive Director and Chairperson of the Allegrow Fund: She has extensive experience through her tenure at Capricorn Investment Holdings Limited (CIH), the holding company of Capricorn Group. She also serves as a Non-Executive Director of various boards within the Capricorn Group, including Bank Windhoek, Welwitschia Insurance Brokers and Nam-mic Financial Services Holdings. She also serves on the board of Hangala Group of Companies.

Gida holds a Bachelor of Law (LLB' 1976) degree from the University of Makerere, Uganda and a Diploma in Legal Practice awarded by the Legal Development Centre in Kampala, Uganda. She is an accredited public relations practitioner by the Public Relations Institute of South Africa (PRISA) and founder member of PRISA Namibia. Prior to joining the banking industry, she served as head of corporate affairs and communication at Rössing Uranium Limited, a member of the Rio Tinto Group.

Ingo Schneider

Independent Non- Executive Director: Chartered Accountant with 21 year experience in both the financial and manufacturing sector having worked for the Capricorn Group, Nedbank and MeatCo. He is currently the CFO of QKR Namibia Navachab Gold Mine.

Diina Hamutumwa

Independent Non-Executive Director/GIPF Representative:  Economist at the Bank of Namibia, in the Financial Markets Department. She gained various knowledge and experience in the commercial and central Banking environment, having worked for both for FNB Namibia and held various positions in the Bank of Namibia. She holds a B.Com (Hon) degree in Financial Economics and Investment Management and a B.Tech Degree in Economics.

Quinton Morgan Dicks

Independent Non-executive director. Non-practicing attorney. Director of Companies. Quinton has over 20 years in private equity and M&A experience having worked at Brait Advisory, Metier, and Old Mutual Private Equity where he was involved in direct and fund of fund investing. Most recently Quinton was the CEO of the SASME Fund. Quintons holds the following degrees: BA, LLB, Post Grad Dip Tax, LLM and MBA

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