Taona Kokera Associate Director
Taona is a qualified Chartered Accountant. He is an Associate Director at Mazars and specialises in Financial Modelling, Transaction Advisory Services and Capital Raising on Infrastructure Projects on the African continent.
Taona joined Mazars Project Finance in 2016 as an Executive in the renewable energy sector in Sub Saharan Africa. In March 2018 he was promoted to Associate Director. His responsibilities include assisting in developing relationships with sponsors, development banks, International Finance Institutions, Investment banks and developers, in order to extend the Project Finance offering by Mazars into Sub Saharan Africa.
Prior to joining Mazars, Taona spent 7 years at Ernst and Young in Advisory Services. He has experience in both the public and private sectors on the continent and is a well-rounded Chartered Accountant.
His expertise in financial advisory extends to include:
- Debt and equity fundraising,
- Transaction support,
- Due diligence
- Financial model building and reviews