Richmond Agbesi is Head of Finance and Administration for Serengeti. He is based in Accra, Ghana.
Since joining the firm in 2008, Richmond has been responsible for developing and managing compliance and reporting functions. His ongoing responsibilities include tax planning, financial reporting, managing the firm’s IT platform, and assisting in various aspects of due diligence. Prior to joining Serengeti, Richmond was an Audit Manager with Andah & Andah Chartered Accountants, a well-known Ghanaian firm of Chartered Certified Accountants. At Andah & Andah he led and participated in teams that undertook various assignments in leading Ghanaian companies including, Western Telesystems (now Airtel), Labadi Beach Hotel, Super Paper Products Company Ltd., Centre Properties Limited, Computer Frontiers International (Gh) Limited and Tri-Star Insurance Services.
Richmond obtained a BSc from the University of Ghana, Legon, is a member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants of the UK, and holds a Securities Industry Certificate from the Ghana Stock Exchange.
Iris Asaase is a Senior Associate at Serengeti Capital. Iris joined the team in June 2011, and is based in Accra, Ghana.
Iris is responsible for performing due diligence and financial analyses on mandates and potential principal investments.
Prior to joining Serengeti, Iris worked with EDF Energy as a Data Analyst and also in administrative roles at Coventry University.
Iris holds a BSc in Chemistry from the University of Ghana, a Ghana Stock Exchange Securities Certificate, and an MSc in Investment Management from Coventry University.