Team

Wade Emmerson

Wade Emmerson

Independent Director and Consultant

Cobus is co-founder and CEO of Africa Merchant Capital. Cobus was previously Principal for Africa at Templewood Merchant Bank before founding AMC. His professional experience includes corporate finance advisory, merchant banking, business consulting and auditing, as well as personal investing in Africa. Cobus qualified as a chartered accountant with PricewaterhouseCoopers in South Africa of which the last 5 years were in the Global Risk Management Services division. Cobus also managed to pursue a successful international and professional rugby career spanning both the Northern and Southern hemispheres. Cobus holds a B.Comm(Hons) degree from the University of Stellenbosch.

Oluwaseun Adewuyi

Oluwaseun Adewuyi

Chief Financial officer

Cobus is co-founder and CEO of Africa Merchant Capital. Cobus was previously Principal for Africa at Templewood Merchant Bank before founding AMC. His professional experience includes corporate finance advisory, merchant banking, business consulting and auditing, as well as personal investing in Africa. Cobus qualified as a chartered accountant with PricewaterhouseCoopers in South Africa of which the last 5 years were in the Global Risk Management Services division. Cobus also managed to pursue a successful international and professional rugby career spanning both the Northern and Southern hemispheres. Cobus holds a B.Comm(Hons) degree from the University of Stellenbosch.

Dave Romero

Dave Romero

CEO

Cobus is co-founder and CEO of Africa Merchant Capital. Cobus was previously Principal for Africa at Templewood Merchant Bank before founding AMC. His professional experience includes corporate finance advisory, merchant banking, business consulting and auditing, as well as personal investing in Africa. Cobus qualified as a chartered accountant with PricewaterhouseCoopers in South Africa of which the last 5 years were in the Global Risk Management Services division. Cobus also managed to pursue a successful international and professional rugby career spanning both the Northern and Southern hemispheres. Cobus holds a B.Comm(Hons) degree from the University of Stellenbosch.

Chris Niehaus

Chris Niehaus

Board Member

Cobus is co-founder and CEO of Africa Merchant Capital. Cobus was previously Principal for Africa at Templewood Merchant Bank before founding AMC. His professional experience includes corporate finance advisory, merchant banking, business consulting and auditing, as well as personal investing in Africa. Cobus qualified as a chartered accountant with PricewaterhouseCoopers in South Africa of which the last 5 years were in the Global Risk Management Services division. Cobus also managed to pursue a successful international and professional rugby career spanning both the Northern and Southern hemispheres. Cobus holds a B.Comm(Hons) degree from the University of Stellenbosch.

Ben Botes

Ben Botes

Chief Marketing Officer

Cobus is co-founder and CEO of Africa Merchant Capital. Cobus was previously Principal for Africa at Templewood Merchant Bank before founding AMC. His professional experience includes corporate finance advisory, merchant banking, business consulting and auditing, as well as personal investing in Africa. Cobus qualified as a chartered accountant with PricewaterhouseCoopers in South Africa of which the last 5 years were in the Global Risk Management Services division. Cobus also managed to pursue a successful international and professional rugby career spanning both the Northern and Southern hemispheres. Cobus holds a B.Comm(Hons) degree from the University of Stellenbosch.

Ashley Seymour

Ashley Seymour

Board Member

Cobus is co-founder and CEO of Africa Merchant Capital. Cobus was previously Principal for Africa at Templewood Merchant Bank before founding AMC. His professional experience includes corporate finance advisory, merchant banking, business consulting and auditing, as well as personal investing in Africa. Cobus qualified as a chartered accountant with PricewaterhouseCoopers in South Africa of which the last 5 years were in the Global Risk Management Services division. Cobus also managed to pursue a successful international and professional rugby career spanning both the Northern and Southern hemispheres. Cobus holds a B.Comm(Hons) degree from the University of Stellenbosch.