Paul Kavuma

Paul Kavuma

Chief Executive Officer
Catalyst Principal Partners

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Paul Kavuma is Chief Executive Officer of Catalyst Principal Partners (Catalyst) and serves as a member of the Catalyst Investment Committee. Mr. Kavuma has more than 20 years of management consulting, entrepreneurial, investment banking and private equity experience. He was previously a Director and Head of East Africa Private Equity at Actis Capital LLP in London and Nairobi, where he managed a significant and diverse regional investment portfolio. Before Actis, he worked at HSBC Investment Bank in London and Johannesburg where he led several high profile merger and acquisition transactions across Africa. Previously, he was Founder and Chief Financial Officer of Virtua Café, a hi-tech entertainment and retail business in Miami, and served as a Senior Consultant at PWC in Washington DC, and as Project Officer at the East Africa Development Bank in Kampala.

Mr. Kavuma is an Executive Committee Member of the Young Presidents Organization and a Fellow of the Africa Leadership Initiative East Africa Foundation (member of Aspen Institute Global Leadership Network). He is also a member of the African Private Equity and Venture Capital Association's Board and a member of the Emerging Markets Private Equity Association Frontier Markets Council. Mr. Kavuma has held directorships for leading financial institutions and property companies across Eastern Africa.

He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and Engineering from Brown University and an MBA from the Johnson Graduate School of Business at Cornell University.

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