Braam Verster is a Principal focused on African Buyout opportunities across all sectors. He is based in Johannesburg.
Prior to joining Carlyle, Mr. Verster was a Principal at Helios Investment Partners and an Associate Principal at Palamon Capital Partners. At Helios, Mr. Verster took a lead role in TMT investments, while at Palamon he focused on Financial Services. He was a board member at several portfolio companies at both Palamon and Helios, including Interswitch, the leading payments company in Nigeria, and Mall for Africa, a Pan African online retailer. Prior to Helios and Palamon, Mr. Verster worked in management consulting for 5 years at McKinsey and Company.
Mr. Verster received his M.B.A. from the Stanford Graduate School of Business. He also received a B Eng (Mechanical) from Stellenbosch University in South Africa