Partner || Bashwa Kiwa Monsengo (Johannesburg – Luanda – Maputo – Brazzaville – Kinshasa)
Bashwa Kiwa Monsengo is a co-founder and Partner of MNCAA. Mr. Monsengo has more than 15 years’ experience gained with multinational companies and institutions in Angola, Mozambique and South Africa. His work experience has resulted in a unique and well-developed combination of practical and specialized technical skills complemented, by a good understanding of Sub Saharan Africa’s business practices, culture and languages.
Mr. Monsengo is a South African Chartered Accountant, who started his professional career in 1998 with auditing firm Grant Thornton in Johannesburg. In 2000, he moved on to KPMG Mozambique as Audit Manager in Maputo. Thereafter, in late 2003, he joined SABMiller Africa and Asia in Johannesburg as New Business Development Finance Manager before being seconded to the Finance Division of Coca Cola Bottling in Luanda, Angola in 2005. In 2008 he briefly joined the Investment Banking Unit of Standard Bank Mozambique in Maputo, before returning to Johannesburg and joining the International Finance Unit of the Development Bank of Southern Africa (“DBSA”) in early 2009.
In September 2013,Monsengo left the DBSA to co-found Flexus Investments Holding (Pty) Ltd, a multi-disciplinary investment and advisory vehicle based in Pretoria and focused on Sub-Sahara Africa, with Angola and the DRC being the preferred markets.Mr. Monsengo is a highly motivated and results-oriented professional who consistently delivers superior results to his clients. He has extensive experience in accounting and auditing, finance, financial management and reporting, budgeting and forecasting, financial modelling, due diligence and company valuation, business development, project preparation, project finance and structuring.
Mr. Monsengo’s experience has been richly enhanced along the years while working with multi-sectorial and multi-cultural professional teams across the African continent, where Bashwa operates seamlessly in English, French and Portuguese. Mr Monsengo has a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting Sciences from the University of South Africa and a Post Graduate Diploma in Accountancy from the University of Natal (Durban).