One of our Angel Investors, Yousef brings over three decades of experience in business development and corporate finance, having worked on three continents – Europe, Asia (Middle East) and Africa, while heading high-value, complex transactions and M&A’s. He is a founding member and Chairman of the two Information Technology clusters of the Loita Group; Fintech International and Loita Transaction Services, both African tech-companies. Yousef is well respected for his Business, Investment and Leadership skills and he possesses a Yarmouk University bachelor’s degree in Marketing and Finance.
Grant has held CEO and executive positions in both listed and private South African companies, in addition to having extensive experience in establishing start-up businesses. He has a strong aptitude for divergent thinking and the ability to develop new ideas and concepts, broadening existing thinking and generating disruptive solutions. With strong entrepreneurial flair and marketing experience, Grant brings unique leadership skills that have enabled the iBleat team to stay focused and coordinated in bringing what was an initial idea and concept to life.
After graduating with a degree in Fine Art, Neil was drawn to advertising and developed a love for electronic media. Having established his own media company, he is a multimedia professional with a long history in corporate productions and international broadcast programming. Neil brings a rare combination of unique creativity, organizational ability, and effective business delivery to the iBleat team
Kay is a skilled Financial Manager having served at Mena Square Advisory LLC in Doha, Qatar using his experience in banking and advisory services. He previously served as Senior Associate at Pangaea Securities, a leading Zambian Investment Bank, forming part of the Corporate Finance and M&A division. Kay possesses a joint degree in Economics and Management from the University of Leicester, United Kingdom. Kay brings a wealth of knowledge on Sub-Saharan Africa, dealing with regional clients, international investors and asset holders seeking to transact on the African continent.
Non Exec - Advisory
One of our Angel Investors, Mark has held Chief Financial Officer and Financial Director roles in major public companies and also has extensive experience with junior start-ups and initial public floats. Mark qualified as a Chartered Accountant in South Africa and Australia having completed a Bachelor of Commerce degree at the University of Durban and Honours at the University of Cape Town. Mark brings a wisdom born of extensive international experience in management and all financial aspects to the iBleat team