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SuperReturn Africa
5 - 7 December 2022
The Westin Cape TownCape Town

Colin Porteous
Chief Investment Officer at Peace Parks Foundation

Profile

Colin Porteous is a highly experienced investment professional, with a passion for conservation and social impact – endeavouring to make conservation a commercially attractive asset class. Colin was born in Johannesburg and grew up spending as much time as possible in nature. He specialised in Financial Institutions with Deloitte and has extensive Treasury experience with one of the market leading investment banks in South Africa. In his ten years’ experience in the private investment industry, Colin executed transactions on the buy and sell-side, and managed a portfolio comprising of assets in infrastructure, financial services, engineering, information technology, mining and agriculture. These deals were across various jurisdictions, including South Africa, Ghana, Nigeria, Botswana, Hungary, Poland, UK and the Netherlands. He decided to utilise his passion for nature and his investment experience to find the nexus between conservation and commerce and joined Peace Parks in 2020. He is seeking to provide market access to the Natural Capital impact generated by Peace Parks and its co-management partners. https://www.peaceparks.org/about/team/

Colin Porteous's Network

Agenda Sessions

  • Protecting the lungs of the planet

    12:45

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