Patrick Seeton - CFO & COO
Patrick is based in Vancouver and supports the investment team and portfolio companies for AHL Venture Partners. Prior to AHL, Patrick served as Chief Financial Officer of Sanergy, a Nairobi based social enterprise that provides a system based solution to the sanitation crisis in the city's informal settlements. Patrick is a Chartered Business Valuator and Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA, CA) having working for 10 years with KPMG's Corporate Finance, Valuations and Real Estate & Construction practice in Vancouver and Toronto.
Rosanne Whalley: Partner
Based in Nairobi, Rosanne structures new investments in East and Southern Africa, and provides post-investment portfolio support. She has broad impact investing experience across Africa, in the agriculture and infrastructure markets. Prior to joining AHL, Rosanne worked for InfraCo Africa, where she focused on investing in distributed solar PV mini-grids and biomass. Before that, she joined AgDevCo as its second employee, helping to build AgDevCo into a leading pan-African agri-investor. Her role culminated in three years in Mozambique as Country Manager, sitting on the board of numerous agricultural companies, structuring deals and overseeing 22 investments across multiple value chains. Rosanne has degrees from the University of York (BA Hons) and the London School of Economics (MSc), and holds an advanced qualification in finance.
Joseph Indangasi, CFA: Portfolio Manager
As a Portfolio Manager, Joseph identifies and manages a portfolio of investments and offers post investment support to add value to investee companies. He also manages the Northern Kenya Growth Capital, an SME fund focused on the LAPSSET region of Kenya. Prior to AHL, Joseph served as Executive Assistant to the CEO at Airtel, specializing in business analysis and strategy execution. Prior to joining Airtel, he was an Investment Analyst at IPS, the Industrial and Infrastructure arm of the Aga Khan Fund for Economic Development (AKFED). Joseph has a Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce from the University of Nairobi, and holds CPA and Investment Banking qualifications (EDIB). He is a CFA Charter holder.
LELLO HALAKE: INVESTMENT ASSOCIATE
Lello supports the team’s fund investment management and the investment activities across origination, due diligence, structuring and post-investment portfolio support. Prior to joining AHL, Lello worked at Burbidge Capital, where she focused on independent financial advisory engagements across diverse sectors in East Africa. She was also an equities research analyst and an Authorised Representative of GEMS listed companies on the Nairobi Securities Exchange. Lello holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree in Finance and Management Science from Strathmore University and the ACCA qualification.
PEARL NYAOSI: INVESTMENT ASSOCIATE
Pearl is involved with deal sourcing, deal structuring, due diligence as well as post-investment portfolio support. She is also actively involved in Impact measurement & management, as well as implementing ESG across AHL’s portfolio.
She joined AHL in October 2018, after completing her Master of Finance degree at Cambridge Judge Business School. She was an active member of the Cambridge Africa Business Network and completed a Group Consulting Project with the London Stock Exchange Africa Advisory Group. She had previously served as a Senior Financial Analyst and Risk Consultant within KPMG East Africa’s Deal Advisory and Forensic departments. Pearl holds a BSc in Actuarial Science from the University of Nairobi, as well as ACCA and CFE qualifications. She has passed her CFA Level I exam
MAUREEN WAMBUI: INVESTMENT ANALYST
Maureen supports the team's investment activities through the cycle - origination, structuring and post-investment portfolio support.
Maureen joined the team from Kuramo Capital, where she looked at opportunities in agriculture, retail and financial services across Sub Saharan Africa. Maureen started her career at GenAfrica Asset managers, a leading pension fund management company.
She holds a B.A in Economics and has completed her Certified Public Accountant (CPA) exams. She is currently a candidate in level II of the CFA qualification.
Peter Mwangi: Financial AdministratoR, Nairobi
Peter joined AHL’s Nairobi office in January 2017. Prior, he worked in the Tourism Industry as an administrator / accountant in various tour firms and most recently as an entrepreneur, running a tour, safaris & taxi company. He started his career as an Audit Assistant in an Audit Firm, Mugo & Company CPAs, before moving to the Tourism Industry where he’s worked for KRAY Tours & Safaris and Airports & Beyond Tours in Finance Department as the chief accountant, and later, he started his own transport company, Digits Tours & Travel. Peter is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) with a certificate in Kenya Certified Public Accountants.