Fred joined Medea in 2019 and is an Associate Director in the firm. Prior to this, Fred progressed from Analyst to Vice President at Scipion Capital, an African-focused hedge fund specialising in private debt.
His role developed to be broad based across the business and involved; structuring debt facilities, investment due diligence, fund operations and portfolio analysis. Fred gained exposure to the mining and metals, agriculture and energy sectors in multiple jurisdictions, along with developing expertise in logistical and risk aspects unique to Africa.
Fred is a British national and holds a Masters degree in Geology from the Royal School of Mines, Imperial College London. Honours received include the 'Cullis Testimonial Fund' and the ‘Bennett H. Borough Medal’ which are awarded to the top mining student at the university. Whilst studying, Fred worked in the exploration geology team for First Quantum Minerals assessing the economic feasibility of resource expansion at the Sentinel mine in Zambia. Fred is also a Fellow of the Geological Society of London.