Batanai Matsika has more than 10 years’ experience in equities research and mainstream investment banking in Sub-Saharan Africa (including South Africa). He has worked for local and regional finance and investment banking houses including Imara Africa Securities, Sanlam, Banco Português de Investimento (BPI) and Akribos Capital. Batanai was ranked #2 in the Euromoney Sub-Saharan Africa (Food & Agriculture) analyst research polls in 2014 while at BPI. Batanai holds an Honours Degree in Business Studies (Finance & Banking) and a Post-Graduate Certificate in Treasury Management from the University of Zimbabwe. Batanai is a regular columnist for Business Times and has appeared on business and financial TV shows including CNBC Africa, Business Day TV and China Global Television Network (CGTN).