Kennett Sinclair

Kennett is a CFA charter holder and a chartered accountant and holds a Honours degree in Accountancy. He has over 16 years of experience in asset management, auditing, finance and operational management and corporate finance and private equity.  Prior to joining the Agri-Vie team, Kennett worked at PwC and at Sanlam Investments, one of the five largest asset managers in Africa.  During his tenure at Sanlam Investments he fulfilled the role of, amongst other functions, portfolio manager, private equity deal maker and most recently the head of operations and finance of Sanlam International Investments. During his prior career, he has been instrumental in the structuring and implementation of several large, successful investments and corporate mergers and restructurings. Kennett’s skills in deal structuring, valuations and negotiation, business and strategic planning and corporate restructuring have been gained in South Africa, Namibia, Mauritius, India, Australia, Europe, UK, Bermuda and the USA.  During his career he has served on numerous boards of directors, executive committees and investment committees, including, while he was still with Sanlam Investments’ private equity division, the investment committee and advisory board of Agri-Vie Fund I.