BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF THE FUND ESATF
Mr. Admassu Tadesse, Chairman, is the President and Chief Executive of the Eastern and Southern African Trade and Development Bank (TDB Bank). Prior to his appointment as President of TDB Bank in 2011, Mr. Tadesse served for 10 years with Development Bank of South Africa as EVP responsible for international finance and corporate strategy. He has also served in various capacities in international institutions and funds, mainly in Johannesburg and New York. He has served and continues to serve on several boards of directors, and is a member of the Institute of Bankers and Institute of Directors, South Africa. Mr. Tadesse holds an MSc from the London School of Economics, an MBA from Wits Business School, and trained at Harvard and INSEAD Business School in banking, private equity and executive leadership.
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Mr. Stefan Pinter is a Founding Partner, CEO and CIO of GML Capital LLP. Having joined GML in 1990 as a Principal, Mr. Pinter has overall responsibility for GML’s investment management and advisory activities. Mr. Pinter began his career at Kidder Peabody in New York (international corporate finance) and then with Kidder Peabody in London (international capital markets). He holds a B.A. in Economics cum laude from Harvard University.

Mr. Chandra Kumar Gujadhur is the Chairman and Co-Founder of Apex Fund Services (Mauritius) Ltd. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered of Accountants in England and Wales, an associate member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners, and has long standing experience in auditing offshore funds, fund structuring and tax planning. Previously, Mr. Gujadhur was a member of the Accounting and Auditing task team of the Corporate Governance Committee of Mauritius and Chairman of the Consultative Sub-Committee on the drawing up of the New Listing Rules of the Stock Exchange of Mauritius. As a board member of numerous India focused funds and companies he has extensive experience on key industries in India and its capital markets.


Mrs. Keerti (Anju) Ramnarain is a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants. Mrs. Ramnarain has over twelve years experience in the Mauritius global business sector. She currently holds the position of Manager Share Registry with Apex Fund Services (Mauritius) Ltd. Prior to joining Apex (Mauritius), Mrs. Ramnarain held the role of team leader at a leading offshore management company in Mauritius and was responsible for a number of funds investing into India.



Mr. Oliver Sassa serves as a Managing Consultant and CEO of Premier Consult Limited in Lusaka, Zambia. Mr. Sassa has almost 30 years of experience in research and consultancy in aid effectiveness, political economy analysis and international economic relations and has served on a number of boards including Stanbic Bank PLC until March 2017, TDB until January 2017 and Public Service Pensions Fund Board (ongoing). He acts as Chancellor for the University of Mulungushi and Copperstone University in Zambia and holds a Master of Science in International Studies and a PhD in International Economic Studies both from University of Southampton in the UK.