Edwin has held several Business Management and Investment roles in South Africa and Ghana. In 2006 he joined the Corporate Finance team at Citigroup South Africa covering East Africa and Non-Presence countries and eventually joined the Fixed Income Currencies and Commodities team in Johannesburg as a Corporate Sales Dealer with specific product coverage of commodities, foreign exchange and money markets structured products.
He has founded and co-founded several businesses including Powerbet Gaming (PTY) Ltd, which he has since sold to Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) Listed Purple Capital Ltd, Africore Energy Ltd which engages in the trading of petroleum products into several African countries, Empower Group Holdings Limited and African Business Connector Pty
Helder is an Economist with predominant experience as a consultant in the Financial, Mining, Energy and Oil and Gas sectors.
He is the Co-Founder and Managing Director at AP Capital Partners, Johannesburg / Maputo, and the founder of MSquared Investments.
Helder was responsible for sourcing investment opportunities in key sectors such as mining, energy, oil and gas and financial focal point at the Investment arm of the group and worked with multiple banks, advisory firms and other financial institutions in the pursuit and establishment of business opportunities in Mozambique. He is a Member of the Remuneration and Audit Committees of Vodacom Mozambique.
He is a Non-Executive Director and Shareholder of Insitec Tecnologia, a Director at Intellica Consultoria in Mozambique. Helder has assisted with the establishment of Intellica Consultoria, a local consulting firm that resulted from a buy-out of Ernst & Young in Mozambique.