• Passwell is a Cambridge University educated professional, where he obtained a Master of Philosophy degree in corporate finance, Master of Arts degree in financial economics, as well as admission to the fellowship of the Cambridge Commonwealth Society. He is a past joint Trinity College and Department of Applied Economics (Cambridge) fellow–in–residence, during which time, he did ground – breaking work on spatial evidence of small firms posting abnormal returns, in direct contrast to the underpinnings of both the Capital Asset Pricing Model (CAPM), as well as the basic fundamentals behind the theory of the firm.

Currently a Director at Kingston Capital, an African markets focused investment banking advisory services firm, he has over 30 years of solid executive level investment and international banking, financial services and business experience, gained in the United Kingdom, Turkey, Greece and Africa (Eastern, Southern, Central and West Africa). He has extensive executive level experience, especially in the areas of strategy formulation, implementation and management, people and systems management, target market identification and selection, client origination and initiation, negotiations and management, risk management, organizational-wide responsibility and accountability culture embedment as well as organizational cultural change facilitation and management through shared values.

My technical skills;

  • Financial and risk modelling
  • Business and asset valuation
  • Structured financial engineering
  • Fundraising
  • Mergers and acquisitions and corporate restructuring
  • Business model repositioning
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