MacDonald joined Verdant Capital as an Analyst in 2017. He has exceptional experience in the Inclusive Financial Institutions Sector. He completed a Bachelor of Commerce degree at the University of KwaZulu Natal, majoring in Finance and Economics in 2013. He completed his Bachelor of Commerce Honours Degree in Business Finance (BCHBF) in 2014 at the same institution. He has completed his CFA Level II and he is a Certified Expert in Microfinance with Frankfurt School of Finance & Management.