Cresco was founded by two highly capable corporate finance practitioners with a wide range of relevant experience and a strong ‘get it done‘ attitude.

Charles Owen 

Director & CoFounder

Krynauw Kruger 

Director & CoFounder

Charles has extensive experience in growth company operations and funding and in addition to co-founding Cresco he was also the founder of CoInvestor, an investment market place for alternative assets. Additional investment experience has included roles as an advisory Board member for Seraphim Capital, a venture capital fund, and as a Director of a listed venture debt fund.

Having trained as a certified Chartered Accountant (SAICA) with Andersen and KPMG, Krynauw worked for RBS in debt market origination prior to co-founding Cresco Capital Limited. He has a  broad and diverse funding experience ranging from UHNWI’s to EIS/VCT funds and larger institutional funders. Krynauw has a an affinity for clean and green energy projects, with a strong focus in biogas technologies.