Basil first joined Inside as a Special Advisor in 2016 before coming on board in 2017 and coordinating the fund’s Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) activities. Having worked for major private equity players including CDC, Aureos and Abraaj for over 15 years, Basil’s track record and experience speak for themselves. While working at Aureos, he was notably responsible for the fund’s ESG management. Basil is a highly-respected figure in the Zambian business environment and serves on several boards in the country. Inside benefits from his extensive networks and involvement in a wide range of industries and transactions throughout the Southeast African region. Basil holds a MSc in Structural Engineering from Heriot Watt University, Edinburgh. Outside of work, Basil is an avid reader and a DIY enthusiast. He is also passionate about functional medicine and wellness in general.