Waseem holds an MBA from the Peter F. Drucker & Mitoshi Ito School of Management (California), PhD in International Finance from Claremont University (California), attended executive management programmes at the Stanford and Harvard Business Schools and is a CFA charter holder.

Waseem has substantial experience in investing in both public as well as private markets. Over the past 30 years, he has worked in global asset management at major financial institutions such as Wells Fargo Bank in Los Angeles, Citigroup and RBS Coutts in London, and Sovereign Wealth Funds in Kuwait and Abu Dhabi.

He currently serves on the investment committee of the Silk Africa Food Fund as well as Boards of several food sector companies in Africa.

He has previously taught corporate finance and investment analysis at the Graduate Schools of Business at the University of California and the University of Colorado, and joined Rosecastle as an adviser in 2008.

Waseem holds an MBA from the Peter F. Drucker & Mitoshi Ito School of Management (California), PhD in International Finance from Claremont University (California), attended executive management programmes at the Stanford and Harvard Business Schools and is a CFA charter holder.