Edward founded Burbidge Capital (now I&M Burbidge Capital) in September 2010 and has run the business as Chief Executive Officer since then. Edward previously worked in the City of London for over 10 years initially as a fund manager with Deutsche Bank Tilney Private Wealth and later as an investment banker with Arbuthnot Banking Group Plc, working with a number of corporate clients in developing markets.
Edward is a CFA Charterholder, member of the UK Society of Investment Professionals and the East Africa Society of Investment Professionals. He also sits on Nairobi Securities Exchange’s Business Development and Public Education Committee, and is a member of His Excellency President Uhuru Kenyatta’s Taskforce for Parastatals Reforms.
Dr. William Kalema has 20 years’ experience as a business consultant and is currently Country Managing Director in Uganda for BDO East Africa. Among other roles he is of Chairman of Interswitch East Africa and African Agricultural Capital, and a Director of Multichoice Uganda. He is a Trustee of Shell Foundation and of the Investment Climate Facility for Africa. He is a former Chairman of DFCU Bank in Uganda and former Chairman of Uganda Breweries. He holds Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Chemical Engineering from Cambridge University and a Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering from California Institute of Technology. He previously worked in research and business development roles in the du Pont Company in USA where he retired as a Research Associate.