Julian is a successful entrepreneur and investor with unique experience in starting, building and financing businesses in the infrastructure and resources sectors. Julian was the founder and lead investor in Gateway Communications, a pan-African telecommunications business, which played a major role in the development of network infrastructure in over 40 countries in Africa. Gateway was ultimately sold to Vodafone in 2008 for $700 million.
Julian then founded MWB Capital, a private investment company, which generated exceptional returns by acquiring distressed assets during the recent financial crisis. More recently, Julian has focused on private investments and has acquired a range of companies and assets in the natural resources sector. Julian sits on the board of a number of companies, including Hendricks Resources, Ambrian Capital PLC and African Eagle Resources PLC.