I photographed Richard Jonah at his offices in Sandton earlier this week. He is one of the founders and Executive Director of Jonah Capital. Here is a selection of some of the photos that I liked.
Richard Jonah, Founder and Executive Director
B. Econ. (Haverford College, USA)
Richard Jonah is an entrepreneur with over ten years of professional experience, primarily in private equity and investment management in Africa. He has served on the boards of many private and AIM and JSE listed companies in a variety of sectors from IT, financial services, green and brown field mining projects. Richard is a co-founder and executive director of Jonah Capital. He co-founded Jonah Capital in 2003 as a Pan African Investment Company to invest across Africa in key sectors that include mining, financial services, agro processing, and infrastructure.
Richard was born in the mining town of Obuasi, Ghana and has worked and travelled extensively across Africa. He has been educated in Ghana, the United Kingdom and America. After graduating from Haverford in Philadelphia, he joined Goldman Sachs on Wall Street as an analyst in their fixed income division. He then joined the African investment banking team of N.M. Rothschild in London, where he focused on investment opportunities in the resource sector in Africa before settling in Johannesburg, South Africa in 2002.