Jean-Claude Bastos de Morais, Founder and Group CEO
Jean – Claude is an African investor, entrepreneur and innovation influencer with a deep interest in African socio-economic development. Also the Founder of the African Innovation Foundation, a not-for-profit organisation which sponsors numerous initiatives aimed at encouraging, developing and rewarding business innovation across Africa, he is an International Council Member of the Harvard Kennedy School's Belfer Centre for Science and International Affairs, an advisory board member of the Official Monetary and Financial Institutions Forum (OMFIF) and the University of Cape Town Graduate School of Business. Jean-Claude holds a Master of Arts in Management from the University of Fribourg in Switzerland.
Tobias Klein, Group Chief Financial Officer
A former CFO of CWS-boco Suisse and Head of Corporate M&A at CWS-boco International in Germany, Tobias also held various senior Corporate Development and M&A positions with the German telecoms business Versatel. With over 15 years of experience operating at senior level in management consulting, finance, business development and M&A, Tobias holds a Master of Business Administration and Industrial Engineering from the University of Karlsruhe, Germany.
Frank Stapper, Group COO
A graduate of Law from the University of Zürich holding an LL.M. in Comparative Law at the University of San Diego, he is a Swiss-qualified attorney admitted to the Bar and Notary Public. Frank has previously held various positions in top law firms, including Stadlin Advokatur Notariat as well as senior legal positions at COFRA Holding AG and South Stream.
Adrian Leuenberger, Group Head Asset Management
Adrian focuses on the organisation and further development of private equity governance structures at Quantum Global. Actively involved in financing and debt raising activities, he is also responsible for the Group's Investment Management operations. Adrian graduated with an MBA from the Harvard University Graduate School of Business Administration and has over 20 years of professional experience in top executive positions in banking, industry and private equity.
Martin Bachmann, Group Head Active Management
Martin has a proven track record in driving business results and establishing new businesses, serving and advising public and private clients in the Infrastructure, Industry, Energy, Real Estate and Mining sector. Prior to joining Quantum Global, Martin was a Member of the Executive Board and Global Head Urban Business Group at Pöyry PLC in Finland. A Swiss national, Martin earned a M.Sc. in Civil Engineering from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETHZ).
David Carvalho, Head of Private Equity
With more than 16 years’ experience in banking and investment institutions, David has held senior roles at Banco Angolano de Investimentos, Banco Nacional de Angola, Dain Rauscher, Morgan Stanley amongst other leading African and international financial companies. Since January 2017 he is responsible for all the Group’s Private Equity activities, specifically the seven investment funds managed by Quantum Global.
Mthuli Ncube, Head of Research
A renowned industry expert in macroeconomics, development economics and finance, and a PhD in Economics (Mathematical Finance) from University of Cambridge, Mthuli has more than 25 years of work experience, including as former Chief Economist and Vice President, African Development Bank Group. Previously professor of Public Policy, Oxford University, Lecturer in Finance, LSE as well as Dean and Professor of Finance, Wits Business School, South Africa, he is the author of 11 books and several research papers.
Dejan Srejic, Head of Portfolio Management
Dejan has over twenty years’ experience overseeing capital market investments as a Fund Manager, Portfolio Manager and Portfolio Analyst both in Switzerland and abroad. He graduated with a postgraduate Master degree in Corporate Finance, a Bachelor of Business Administration in International Finance and is a Certified European Financial Analyst. Prior to joining Quantum Global Investment Management, Dejan led a Portfolio Analyst team at Vontobel Asset Management.