Joao joined Ethos as a Principal in July 2014 and specialises in our Value Add discipline. He became a Partner in 2019. Drawing on his extensive experience as a management consultant, he works with our portfolio companies and investment teams to shape value creation strategies, drive operational performance and support portfolio companies to achieve full potential. He served on the Boards of Eazi Access and Busby and is currently part of the team responsible for driving the value creation agendas across Ethos’ funds and portfolio companies.
Prior to joining Ethos, Joao worked as an Associate Principal at McKinsey & Co., primarily in the Metals and Mining, Electric Power and Petroleum sectors. He has significant functional experience in operational improvements, corporate turnarounds and capital project design and delivery. He previously worked at Holcim, TechnoServe and Cape Biotech.
Joao holds a Bachelor of Science in Engineering (Electronic) (Summa Cum Laude) from the University of Natal, and an MBA (with distinction) from INSEAD.
Contact Joao’s Value Add Assistant Paula Mehl.