Richard Arlove is the CEO of ABAX, an international provider of integrated advisory, corporate and business services whose core expertise lies in the optimisation of enterprise and investor value through structuring and administration of cross-border investments in emerging markets, with a special focus on Africa.
Richard has a total of 35 years’ experience – 15 years as CEO of ABAX; 10 years in the accounting profession, mainly acquired at Price Waterhouse in Mauritius and in the UK; and 10 years at General Management level in Mauritius companies involved in the marketing of world class brands. The combination of his experience in professional practice and in general management provides him with a broad outlook for advising international businesses.
Richard is a board member of several international companies and private equity funds investing in Africa and Asia. He is a regular speaker in international forums with regards to investments in Africa. He is a Fellow member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants in the UK.