Fellow member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants. Founder of Arphilia Consulting, he counts close to 40 years’ experience as a professional accountant, business leader, professional entrepreneur and member of the senior leadership team of a global firm. After a 20-year career as a professional accountant in Big Four accounting firms and as general manager of businesses in garment manufacturing and marketing of international brands, he co-founded and was the CEO of ABAX, a regulated financial, corporate and fiduciary services company providing services to international companies and private equity firms doing business primarily in Africa and Asia. On the acquisition of ABAX by Ocorian in 2018, he was appointed Regional Head of Africa, Middle East and Asia and group ExCo member of Ocorian and retired in 2020. Director of IBL, Livestock Feed and Caudan Development.