Yaw is excited by the growing entrepreneurial community in Africa. As an investment associate at Flourish, Yaw helps to source and assess investments in innovative companies that are advancing financial health in that continent.
Prior to Flourish, Yaw was an investment associate for the Financial Inclusion Initiative at Omidyar Network. Before that, he was a valuations manager at Ernst&Young, where he advised financial services firms and central banks on transactions, restructuring, and recapitalizations across Europe.
Early in his career, Yaw worked with the global mergers and acquisitions execution team responsible for the inorganic growth of Barclays’ global cards business. He also advised the company on the structuring and pricing of joint ventures and commercial partnerships.
Yaw has a B.A. in Economics from Yale University. He is also a chartered financial analyst and member of the CFA Society of the UK.