Based in Nairobi, Mutuma is an investor in forestry, agriculture, non–renewable and renewable energy companies and real estate across sub–Saharan Africa.
Mutuma has been involved in the physical commodity sector in Africa for more than 20 years, having worked at Glencore AG for 12 years as a Physical Trader. Prior to this, he worked as a Financial Analyst at Morgan Stanley and Commodity Trader at Philipp Brothers in New York.
Mutuma is a Director and substantial shareholder in Green Resources AS, the largest afforestation company in Africa. He is a senior adviser to the Chairman of Seplat Petroleum Development Company Plc, and played a leading role in its successful pre-IPO investment from Mercuria Capital Partners and its landmark dual listing IPO on the London Stock Exchange and Nigerian Stock Exchanges.
Mutuma sits on the Kenya’s Capital Markets Authority (CMA)’s Capital Markets Master Plan Steering Committee (CMMPSC), the Africa Advisory Board of the London Stock Exchange and the USAID’s Private Capital Group for Africa.
Mutuma has a BA in Economics from Vassar College, NY, USA; an MPhil in Economics and Politics of Development from Cambridge University, UK, and an MBA in Finance from Wharton Business School, University of Pennsylvania, PA, USA.