Francis Addai is an investment management professional with a focus on conducting analysis and advising institutional investors across Europe. He is a member of the Chartered Financial Analyst Institute, holds a BSc (Hons) in Psychology and Statistics from Middlesex University and a PG Dip in Applied Social Sciences from Brunel University. Francis began his career at Ernst and Young within the actuarial division, and currently works at Pictet Asset Management within the Fixed Income Division. As a founding member of the weekly personal finance and financial literacy podcast, “The Making Cents Podcast” , Francis is determined to raise awareness and improve financial literacy within African and Caribbean communities in the UK.
Francis is also currently conducting independent research on improving financial literacy amongst parents of primary school aged children in deprived areas of the UK. Francis has embarked on multiple entrepreneurial ventures in Ghana, including running a farm as well as setting up a consultancy to help local businesses raise capital, both in the Greater Accra region. Francis is determined to help support Ghanaian businesses and contribute to the development and progress of Ghana through these endeavours.