David Owino

Managing Partner

Ascent Capital Advisors


David Owino is a Founding Partner of Ascent Capital Advisory Services LLP (Ascent Capital) one of the exclusive advisors of Ascent Rift Valley Fund (Ascent), a USD 80 million growth equity fund with investments in Ethiopia, Uganda and Kenya and Fanisi Capital Fund II LLC a USD 28 million growth equity fund. Prior to founding Ascent Capital, David spent more than 13 years at Centum – the largest quoted investment company in East Africa where he rose the ranks to become Executive Director in charge of the Private Equity Division with assets worth over US$150Million under management. David is the current chairman of East Africa Venture Capital Association (EAVCA), the representative organization for Private Equity and Venture Capital Funds in East Africa with a growing membership of private capital investors and advisors looking at the region for growth. He holds a business degree from the USIU-A and an MBA from Strathmore Business School, he is also a proud alumnus of Lenana School.

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