Vuyo is the Investment Director for Southern and Central Africa, and is responsible for overseeing AIIM’s activities in this region.
Vuyo joined AIIM in 2003 and has been involved in the management of AIIM’s funds for over a decade and has been responsible for originating, analysing and implementing investments for these funds. Vuyo was initially involved in the build-up of the South Africa Infrastructure Fund’s (SAIF) holdings in South African toll roads, including additional stakes in Trans African Concessions, N3 Toll Concessions and Bakwena Platinum Corridor Concessionaire. In addition, Vuyo was involved in the early refinancing of the toll road assets. Vuyo also played a leading role in the AIIM Funds’ pioneer investment outside South Africa, the Lekki Concession Company. More recently, Vuyo led the AIIM funds’ investment the 350MW Cenpower IPP near Tema in Ghana as well as the AIIM Funds’ investment in the 67MW Umoya Energy Wind Farm in South Africa.
Vuyo is currently a director of Trans African Concessions, Umoya Energy Wind Farm and Cenpower Generation Company Limited.
Prior to joining AIIM, Vuyo was an investment analyst and strategist in the Research and Investment Management team at Ipac South Africa an investment management and consulting company within the Brait Group.
Vuyo holds a B.Com honours degree from the University of Cape Town and an MBA from IESE Business School.