Chief Investment Officer
Gilles coordinates the overall investment strategy and portfolio construction in accordance with the fund’s mandate. He also leads the origination and structuring activities of AGC and oversees the management of the facilities extended to our clients.
Gilles is an accomplished finance professional and has over 15 years’ investment experience in emerging markets. He has worked in the investment banking divisions of Bank of America Merrill Lynch and Renaissance Capital and was most recently the head of investment banking for Francophone West Africa at Ecobank Capital. Gilles has a proven ability to build long-term relationships with clients and key stakeholders. His industry experience includes the agro-industry, manufacturing, fast-moving consumer goods, and business services sectors. Gilles holds a BSc bachelor’s degree from ENSTA ParisTech, a master’s degree from Stanford University, and an MBA from the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania. Other languages spoken: French