LUSAKA, ZAMBIA, January, 2016
Medeem LLC, the leading provider of land tenure documentation through its ParcelCert® process, announced the appointment of Micah Sarkas as its Country Director for Zambia. Mr. Sarkas brings a broad base of experience to Medeem and provides an excellent addition to Medeem’s executive team.
Mr. Sarkas attended the University of Oxford and received his MBA from the University of Capetown, School of Business in South Africa. He began his career working as financial planner, research analyst and trader for JP Morgan Asset Management in South Africa. Later, he became an impact investment project manager for a major social impact enterprise in South Africa. In 2014, Mr. Sarkas joined Medeem’s funding partner the Lundin Foundation as its East and Southern Africa Investment Manager.
In his new role, Mr. Sarkas will be responsible for the day to day operations of Medeem Zambia, along with the expansion of Medeem’s approach into new markets in Southern and Eastern Africa. According to Craig DeRoy, CEO and Founder of Medeem, “Micah is a perfect addition to Medeem at the perfect time. His knowledge of the marketplace and his experience in managing impact investments, products and services is aligned well with Medeem’s objectives and the growth it is experiencing. Micah blends both the product side and investor side of our social impact enterprise and he will be a big part of Medeem’s future. I am extremely pleased to announce his role in leading our team.”
Medeem offers a variety of products and services bringing land tenure security to small holder farmers, women and the vulnerable throughout the developing world.