As a former consultant in strategy, operations and technology in London and Paris, he used the skills gained as equity and fixed income derivatives sales-trader/broker in Switzerland. His core competences cover capital markets, corporate finance, quantitative financial modelling, microfinance, Islamic finance, social entrepreneurship and intellectual property.
He is a PRINCE 2 Professional (project management), CAIA (Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst®, 2010) charter-holder, a Certified Islamic Finance Executive (CIFE, 2012) and a Toastmasters Competent Communicator (CC) and Competent Leader (CL) awardee. He is also co-author of “Invest in Africa: A framework for Rational Investment in Sub – Saharan Africa”.
Mr. Tawia holds an Executive Program in Social Entrepreneurship (EPSE 2015) form Stanford GSB, a MSc. in Finance from London Business School (2009) and MSc. in International Management (Finance major) from French Grande Ecole AUDENCIA Nantes – Business School (2001).