About us



John McGrath


John is highly experienced in trade, private sector development and project management across Africa. He is Managing Director of Imani (Malawi) and a non-exec director at CDH Investment Bank.


Ian Foster

Managing Director

Ian is a financial services and inward investment specialist with significant experience across Africa and in the UK. He is the co-founder of Foster Lewis and afriCUBE.com.


Abena Lewis

Operations Director

Abena is a qualified lawyer and specialist in governance and financial services law. She has extensive experience in UK private equity and co-founded Foster Lewis and afriCUBE.com.


Andy Simpson


Andy has a proven track record in senior management positions with international companies across multi-site and multi-discipline teams. He is Managing Director of Imani International.

The team


Memory Chitanda

Memory is a recent Economics graduate of Chancellor College. She is a specialist in building SME capacity with a passion for entrepreneurship. She works as a junior consultant at Foster Lewis.

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Chris Wayland

Christopher is a graduate of Williams College and former business analyst at Fidelity Investments. He has a deep passion for African affairs, economics, and politics and is excited to learn more about these topics as a business analyst at Foster Lewis.

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Andrew Morgan

Andrew is a recent Mathematics and Economics graduate of Vanderbilt University. He has previous experience in debt lending, private equity, and impact investing. He is a Princeton in Africa Fellow.