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The Financial Modelling Podcast

Jul 16, 2019

According to Ronak Gopaldas, "the key to being successful in Africa hinges on understanding it properly.  The nuances, the subtleties and the intricacies.  The stuff you don't get from sitting behind a desktop."  Ronak is a director of Signal Risk, an African risk management consultancy, and is a Tutu Fellow.  In this...


Jul 2, 2019

In the summer of 2016, entrepreneur Sam Floy packed up his life in London and took a one-way flight to East Africa.  After a brief tour, he settled down in Nairobi, Kenya to start a few businesses.  He is still there, running a couple of successful companies and experiencing Kenyan life.  In this podcast, I ask him what...


Jun 27, 2019

As a traded commodity, the price of a kg of arabica coffee has dramatically fallen. For many farmers & producers, this price has fallen to a level below the costs of production.  Thirdspace and SEAM is a coffee roaster focused on connecting farmers & consumers through generous & transparent trade. In this episode, I...


Jun 18, 2019

Debt sculpting is an exceptionally powerful tool to not only match debt repayments with cash flows which may be increasing or varying over time, but also to maximise the debt in a project.  This podcast is the culmination of a three-part tutorial comprising of a downloadable Excel example, a Financial Modelling Podcast...


Jun 11, 2019

What does it mean to go against the flow and maintain belief in yourself when no-one else does?  In this episode, we discuss the art of contrarian investing - buying and selling against popular opinion.  It may take years for contrarian investors to be proven right, but when they are it is typically in spectacular...