Mr. Truesaw has over 17 years of professional experience in the finance, banking, and investments sector in both Ethiopia as well as the United States. With a strong finance background and extensive experience in both debt and equity markets, he served as a VP at Merrill Lynch Capital and Schulze Global Investments. He has also served as Fund Manager for Ethiopia’s first Agribusiness Incubator and Development Credit Authority Loan Guarantee (funded by USAID). Mr. Truesaw has direct experience in investment advisory and business model development for over 100 projects in the manufacturing sector across various sub-sectors.
He is currently a Senior Investment Advisor with the East Africa Trade and Investment Hub, embedded with the Ethiopian Investment Commission engaged in investment promotion activities and strategic development unit.