Doug is a founding partner of DBF Capital Partners and previously the Group CEO of ABC Holdings, the parent company of BancABC. He was Managing Director of its predecessors, First Merchant Bank and Heritage Investment Bank (Heritage). Doug founded Heritage in 1995. He later successfully negotiated Heritage’s merger with First Merchant Bank Limited, then controlled by Anglo American Corporation. Prior to setting up Heritage, he was an executive with the International Finance Corporation (IFC), the private sector arm of the World Bank.
Doug holds a Bachelor degree in Business Studies from the University of Zimbabwe, a Master of Business Administration (Finance) from the American University, Washington DC and completed the Harvard Business School’s Advanced Management Programme.