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Board of Directors

David Morrison

Chairman

David Morrison is the founder and chief executive of Prospect Investment Management. He also serves on the board of two public companies, Paypoint PLC and Record PLC. Prior to founding Prospect Investment Management, David spent 17 years in a number of roles in the venture capital, private equity and corporate finance industry.

Charlie Tryon

Chief Executive

Charlie Tryon co-founded Maris and is a Director of Maris Limited. He oversees the group from East Africa. Prior to Maris, Charlie developed a successful portfolio of venture businesses in Afghanistan and East Africa

Marc Beuls

Board Member

Marc Beuls is a private investor in start-up and emerging market companies. He was the President and CEO of Millicom International Cellular.  Marc is the Chairman of the Maris Remuneration Committee.

Nicholas Ferguson

Board Member

Nicholas Ferguson is Chairman of Savills. He was previously Chairman of Sky Plc, SVG Capital and Schroder Ventures.  Nicholas is the Chairman of the Maris Audit Committee.

Harris Harjun

Board Member

Harris Harjun is the CEO of CrossInvest Global Management Services. With an MSC in Banking & Finance, BA in Law & Management & a Member of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries & Administrators, Harris co-founded Crossinvest in 2010, sits on the boards of a wide range of businesses in Africa and is based in Mauritius.

Iwan Meister

Board Member

Iwan Meister is a former investment officer of FMO. Prior to FMO Iwan was responsible for credit ratings, modeling and portfolio management at ABNAMRO. Prior to this Iwan worked at a microfinance institution in Lima, Peru.

Henry Obi

Board Member

Henry Obi is the Chief Operating Officer of Helios Investment Partners LLP. Prior to this Henry worked at the Commonwealth Development Corporation and Aureos Capital.

Harry Sutherland

Board Member

Harry Sutherland is the Chairman of Crossinvest Global Management Services. Harry co-founded Crossinvest in 2010 and is also Chairman of the Harland Capital Group which he established in 1997.  Prior to this he worked for ten years in a variety of management and project development roles for Lonrho Plc across the continent.

Raju Shaulis

Board Member

Raju Shaulis is President and co-founder of Central Asian Development Group (CADG). Founded in 2002 CADG is a company focused on implementing donor-funded economic development programs and civil engineering projects in developing countries in Central Asia and Africa.