Francis is a Principal with Raisin Capital, President of the CFA Society East Africa, a CFA Charter Holder, and a CPA, with more than 16 years’ experience in the field of finance with a specialization in investments, corporate finance and fund raising.

Francis leads a team of eight investment professionals in fund raising, transaction structuring and corporate finance advisory at Raisin. He started off his financial career with Deloitte in the audit department where he left as an audit senior. He has experience managing transactions in various Private Equity houses including TBL Mirror Fund, Centum Investments and Agrivie encompassing various sectors ranging from Food and Agribusiness, Financial Services, Healthcare, Education, Real Estate, Technology and FMCG among others.

He has been involved in differently sized transactions as an investor and advisor and also managed portfolios at various stages of growth.

He is the Principal in charge of overseeing strategy and advisory engagements across the Raisin Capital business.