Who we are
William Whittaker, Consultant
William originally comes from a background in science (where he has a degree in physics), engineering and IT. The worked on various projects in these fields prior to studying an MBA and moving into the finance industry, managing a hedge fund for two years. Combining this skill set made for a natural transition into private equity where he has built up a decade of experience, at least half of which has been in the full lifecycle from inception to exit of early-stage mining projects. Focusing on the finance and business justification angle of such projects, has enabled him to obtain experience in a broad number of commodities, and it is in this finance, business analysis and resulting project management role that William consults for projects in various stages of active development within the Mergence Corporate Solutions team.
MBA (Warwick), Msc (Physics) (UCT)