Non-Executive Director

Date of Appointment: 17/12/2018
  • Holds degrees in both Agronomy and Finance
Professional Journey:
  • Devoted the first 14 years of his career to project finance in the agribusiness and food sectors of emerging countries at Agence Française de Développement and Proparco field offices and Headquarters;
  • Join the Agribusiness Department of the International Finance Corporation, financing projects in Latin America and Africa
  • Re-joined the Agence Française de Développement Group in 2000 as deputy director for the Mediterranean department and head of the department of non-sovereign, private and financial sector successively;
  • Appointed as Chief of Staff for the French Ministry for Development
  • Co-founded and Managing Partner of Amethis;
  • From June 2006 to December 2010, the CEO of Proparco, the French Development Financial Institution specialized in long-term sustainable investments to the private sector in emerging countries;
  • Over 30 years of experience in investing in emerging market companies.
  • Broad experience in the agronomy and hospitality sector;
  • Significant experience in the strategic, sustainable development and business development fields in the emerging market;
  • Strong accounting, risk management, managerial and financial skills
  • Well versed in Corporate Governance