Vumela Enterprise Development Fund Andrew Buchanan

Andrew Buchanan

Head of Post Investment Management

Qualifications:
B.Comm, UNISA; FCMA; CGMA,

Andrew is a senior finance and investment professional with over 20 years’ experience in corporate restructures and turnarounds. He is a member of the Turnaround Management Association.

For nine years, Andrew worked for a US$100m US VC Fund in the finance and investment teams that was mandated to invest in 11 SADC countries. From there, Andrew was employed by a South African Dfi in various roles in the post-investment and portfolio management units. Andrew was also responsible for creating their Restructures unit.

Prior to this, Andrew’s work with the South African Enterprise Development Fund (SAEDF) and National Empowerment Fund (NEF) has given him extensive experience in credit, governance, strategy, valuations, audits, risk, BEE, IT systems, organisational processes, departmental and company strategy, legal compliance and litigation.