Michael has 20 years of venture capital and private equity experience in Africa, the US, Europe and Asia. His co-Founded Energy Access Ventures in Nairobi – where he was Managing Partner. He served on the board of Solarise Ltd., DLight Inc. and PayGo Inc. and is currently on the board of Starsight Ltd. In addition, Michael has had several CEO and investment roles in Africa. Prior to this, he was a Partner with Pond Venture Partners which was based in Silicon Valley and Europe. Before Pond, he was a Vice President in Merrill Lynch’s Investment Banking Division in London.
He received his MBA from INSEAD and his PhD and BSc from Imperial College, London.