Ainos Ngadya is the founding Chairman and Entrepreneur in Residence at New Sahara Ventures, Africa’s leading commercial and industrial solar and energy storage solutions firm providing financing, asset management, turn-key engineering, procurement and construction, and operations and maintenance support with a pipeline portfolio of over 70MW and solid footprints in South Africa, Zimbabwe, Botswana and Canada.
Mr. Ngadya is a Chartered Investment Manager with broad experience in all aspects of treasury, mergers & acquisitions, corporate finance, and private equity. He has direct and in-depth experience within commercial real estate, not-for-profit, banking, and telecommunication organizations. His deep knowledge of global treasury management comes from working with US and other multinationals as a banking practitioner designing financing solutions, global cash pooling, business acquisitions, privatizations, and restructuring.
Ainos has been engaged by a fast-growing NYSE/TSX listed diversified environmental services company as the Head of Corporate Finance, responsible for M&A, financial model development, and strategic initiatives. Previously he was an Associate Vice President of Treasury for Brookfield Asset Management serving more than five Global Real Estate Entities in Europe, APAC, and North America. Prior to that he worked as an Analyst with Toronto Dominion Bank, and Manager Business Planning for Bell Canada. He is a contributor on numerous Private Equity and Treasury conferences.
Ainos is a Master of Finance graduate at Queen’s University School of Business, earned Chartered Investment Manager (CIM) designation, and a holder of Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Zimbabwe School of Accountancy & Business Studies.