Joint Managing Partner, Phatisa
Stuart has 20 years of private equity experience in Africa with CDC Capital Partners, Aureos Capital and Phatisa Group. During his career, Stuart has successfully raised over US$ 1 billion for private equity funds in Africa. Prior to jointly founding Phatisa with Duncan Owen, Stuart was the managing partner of the US$ 50 million Aureos Southern Africa Fund in Johannesburg, South Africa. Before joining Aureos Capital, Stuart was the general manager of Takura Ventures in Zimbabwe, where he had overall responsibility for the Fund’s success. Stuart is a board member of the Southern African Private Equity and Venture Capital Association (SAVCA) as well as a member of EMPEA’s Frontier Markets Council.