Eighteen East Capital
Eighteen East seeks to put its partners’ expertise and capital markets experience towards connecting development finance and impact investing with capital markets to unlock additional pools of capital and improve living standards across developing countries. Before founding Eighteen East in 2014, Thomas accumulated 22 years of experience in asset management and investment banking. He was head of institutional business at African Alliance, and before that a director at S&P Fund Research, and held senior positions at RBS/ABN Amro and Old Mutual. He holds an MBA from the University of Cape Town and a Master’s in Applied Finance from the University of Melbourne. Thomas was listed amongst MENA Fund Manager Power 50 individuals in 2012, and founded the Africa Impact Report in 2011.