Risana Zitha

Managing Director, Renaissance Capital

Risana Zitha is Managing Director at Renaissance Capital where he serves as Head of Investment Banking Africa and Chairman of Rencap South Africa. Prior to joining Renaissance Capital in 2019, he was the Head of Investment Banking, Sub-Saharan Africa (ex-SA) at Morgan Stanley where he began his career in 1999. At Morgan Stanley, Risana worked within various teams in New York, London and Johannesburg executing mergers & acquisitions and capital markets transactions. He was a lead coverage banker for Morgan Stanley in South Africa with relationships across sectors including natural resources, telecommunications, healthcare, consumer, industrials, financial services, financial sponsors and sovereign entities.