TEAM

The teams skill set reflects over 150 years of combined experience in financing and advisory, principally in the commodities and renewables sectors across the globe. By bringing together a specialist but diverse group, Qbera is able to offer its clients, both Corporates and Investors, best in class services and solutions.

Investment Committee & Advisory Board

ALI SHAFQAT

FOUNDER AND CHIEF INVESTMENT OFFICER

Ali founded Qbera Capital in 2017 having worked 19 years in Banking and Financial Services, primarily with HSBC and KPMG.

CHARLIE LAUGHTON-SCOTT

SENIOR ADVISOR

Charlie joined Qbera in 2018, bringing over 40 years of experience in banking and finance, having previously Global Head Corporate and Institutional Banking and Deputy Head of Global Banking at HSBC.

OLIVIER

BEROUD

SENIOR ADVISOR

Olivier brings to Qbera over 27 years experience, having worked with primarily with Moody’s, Barclays and S&P.

JEAN-FRANCOIS LAMBERT

STRATEGIC ADVISOR

Jean-Francois brings a wealth of experience drawn upon his 35 years in the trade and commodity finance industry.

Investment & Risk Team

OLIVER

HOWARD

DIRECTOR

Oliver joined Qbera Capital from Barclays Africa in Johannesburg, having worked across the Barclays group for over 11 years, focusing on debt and leveraged finance. 

JOSEPH

MATE

HEAD OF AFRICA

Joseph is an experienced deal maker with origination, structuring and execution experience across Africa

ALEX

NORTON

ASSOCIATE

Alex joined Qbera Capital as an Investment Analyst in 2018.

EDMUNDO CHISSUNGO 

ASSOCIATE

Edmundo is an experienced deal maker with structuring and execution experience across Africa

CONTESSA MWEDZI

ASSOCIATE

Contessa joined from the IMF’s Investments and Staff Pensions Office where she worked across several asset classes including emerging markets, private equity, venture capital and fixed income.

JOSH

VICARY

ANALYST

Josh joined Qbera Capital in the summer of 2019, having previously worked in LGT and Invesco Asset Management

AMITJI ODEDRA

DIRECTOR

Amitji joined Qbera Capital from HSBC, bringing significant experience in Commodities, Structured Trade Finance and Portfolio Management.

RICARDO MARTINEZ 

DIRECTOR

Ricardo joined Qbera Capital after working for over 5 years in the Banking and Financial Services, primarily with HSBC and Banco Venezolano de Credito.

AIDAN APPLEGARTH

CHIEF OPERATIONS & RISK OFFICER

Aidan brings 40 years of international commercial finance experience and acts as Chief Operations & Risk Officer to embed the risk management framework and policies he has established.

NEIL

TUCKWELL

RISK & OPERATIONS MANAGER

Neil has held Trade Finance Management roles at soft commodity trading companies and commodity finance providers during his 30+ year career.

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