POSITION: Executive Chairman, Merryn Capital
Paul Edwards is Chairman of Equilibre Bio-energy Production and Integrated Pipeline Service (IPS). He was formerly Executive Chairman of EMP until the sale of EMP to Network International. Previous roles include Executive Chairman of Chartwell Capital; Group CEO of MTN Ltd, Africa’s largest cell phone operator; Group CEO of Johnnic Holdings; Founding President of Measat Broadcast Bhd(Malaysia), Executive Vice-President of Star TV in Hong Kong; Chief Executive of what is today called DSTV MultiChoice, Africa’s leading satellite TV broadcaster; Chairman and CEO of ITC, South Africa's largest credit bureau.
Paul is a former member of the Harvard University's Kennedy School Belfer Centre Advisory Board and advisor to the University of Boston Africa Presidential Archives and Research Centre. He is a current member of the University of Cape Town Graduate School of Business Advisory Board.