John has over 25 years of industry experience having started his career at Robert Flemings in equity research leading into a long career in portfolio management at London & Capital Asset Management focusing on clients from the African continent. With a keen interest on the entrepreneurial side of his client’s activities, John decided to explore combining personal wealth management with strategic business growth, focusing on the integration of advisory, corporate and business services.
John set up the UK operation of ABAX in 2015 and following the acquisition by Ocorian in 2018 continues to focus on building the bridge for those seeking knowledge, understanding and investment opportunities available across Africa, whilst maximizing enterprise and shareholder value.
John has a BSc (Hons) in Financial Economics from Birkbeck College and an MSc in Finance from CASS Business School. He also holds the Investment Management Certificate (IMC), Private Client Investment Advice & Management (PCIAM / CISI), is Level 6 qualified (RDR), holds the designation of the Chartered Alternative Analyst Association (CAIA) and has passed the CIMA Cert Business Accounting.
- Investment Management Certificate (IMC)
- Private Client Investment Advice & Management
- Level 6 Qualified (RDR)
- Holds the designation of the Chartered Alternative Analyst Association
- CIMA Cert Business Accounting
Following the release of World Bank's Doing Business Report 2019, both Mauritius and the UAE have risen to 20th and 11th respectively in the 'Ease of doing business' global rankings.
As a renewed 'scramble for Africa' sees foreign investment pouring into the continent from governments and businesses across the world, Mauritius' role as an International Finance Centre is becoming integral for entities wishing to invest in the continent.
In an effort to decrease their dependence on developed countries, numerous African nations are employing a strategy of 'Import Substitution Industrialisation' (ISI) to increase their self-sufficiency in the manufacturing industry and stimulate domestic prod...
The conference is a key annual gathering for domestic and international trade, export and project finance professionals with an active interest in Africa.
Ocorian's John Félicité will attend EMPEA's 'Sustainable Investing in Emerging Markets' and the African Private Equity and Venture Capital Association (AVCA)'s 'Venture Capital in Africa' summits from 23-24th October in London.
As the UK government and business leaders continue to face uncertainty over Brexit and pursue a 'Global Britain' vision, Africa is finding increased favour as a destination for UK investment.
Mr De Klerk referred to Africa as the 'awakening giant', expressing the need for sound, capable governance on the continent.
The event will focus on 'The future of tax: What is next?', exploring how the international business landscape has been shaped by the tax changes...
The event will play host to a full spectrum of the intermediary market, high net-worth individuals (HNWIs) and families, giving in-depth coverage of the key aspects of advising HNWIs and families.