Transaction Advisor and Acquisition Expert
Domestic and Expariate Nationals Investment (DENI)
Mr Demby has spent 23 years in banking, finance and investment management.
He is currently the Transaction Advisor and Acquisition Expert for the “Domestic and Expariate Nationals Investment” (DENI) programme for Sierra Leone, a Government and donor endeorsed and financed programme, in respect of which he is assessing state-owned enterprises for potential acquisition by Sierra Leone nationals.
He co-founded Aureol Investments Limited a specialist investment firms focused on Sierra Leone and the Mano River region and SL Minerals Limited, a diamond and gold mining company with licences in Sierra Leone.
He was previously a director of Blakeney Management working on private-equity and actively managed investments. In his role at Blakeney, he was responsible for a range of creative deal structuring and financing across a range of African territories including Ghana, Nigeria, Zimbabwe, Malawi and Kenya.
Prior to that he was a founder director of Regent Fund Management (UK) Ltd responsible for African investment. He devised and launched their Undervalued Assets Africa Fund, the first fund to be dual-listed in sub-Saharan Africa (Nairobi and Botswana Stock Exchanges) in addition to Europe (Dublin).
He holds a BSc (Hons.) degree in Quantity Surveying from Reading University (1983) and an M.B.A from the City University Business School; (1990) and qualified as a Chartered Accountant (1986) and as a Chartered Financial Analyst (1993).