Winston R. Cluff is a seasoned entrepreneur covering the African theatre. He has been involved with a number of business ventures in Foreign Direct Investments, Mergers and Acquisitions, Joint Ventures Facilitation activities and commodities trading in sub-Sahara Africa and internationally. Winston has gained vast exposure and experience in African Markets and Business Development activities in African emerging industries since the mid-nineties. He possesses a thorough understanding of these markets and their regional business cultures as well as global geo-political and economic impact trends, to position any business venture to realize long-term success. He is well versed in utilizing various techniques and approaches that incorporate Emerging Market Intelligence gathering and research, Political Risk Analysis, Regional and Country Economic Impact Trends, Industry Supply Chain Development, as well as delivery of new business ventures for untapped markets.
He has previously been Executive Director of Pan African International and Managing Director of Russet Trade and Investments dealing extensively with investment strategies and facilitation, project development in power generation, oil and gas industries. In addition, Winston brings extensive experience in high-level relationship management at government and private the sector. His areas of speciality in Commodities, Mining, Oil and Gas, Power Generation, Agriculture, Rail, ICT, Industrial and Infrastructure development has gained him recognition by international industry players. He also speaks at conferences on investment solutions in Africa. Winston is currently writing a Paper on trans-national Strategies for Infrastructure Investments in Africa.