VICE PRESIDENT, INVESTMENTS
Keith Mauppa, is the Vice President of Direct Investing at Flat World Partners, he leads the research and execution of investments into companies for clients & Flat World Partner’s proprietary portfolio. Keith’s past working experience covers management consulting with Frost & Sullivan, Fixed Income & Private Equity with Cadiz Asset Management, and Mergers & Acquisitions with FirstRand Bank. Keith has made over 100 private market investments globally, across all sectors, as an institutional investor and as an angel investor in his personal portfolio. Additionally, Keith has mentored & advised dozens of startups – most recently, half a dozen startups in the Blockchain space. Keith is also an avid entrepreneur that has founded 5 businesses throughout his investing career. Keith has received several industry awards including 3 awards for Best Socially Responsible Investments Asset Manager covering Africa from the Principal Officers Association & World Finance Banking Awards. Keith has an undergraduate degree with a double major in Economics & Politics from the University of Cape Town and he attained his MBA from Hult International Business School on scholarship.