Chief Financial Officer, Africa50
Eric Ouedraogo was appointed Chief Financial Officer at Africa50 in June 2018. He has spent more than twenty years in the financial services industry.
Most recently he was Chief Financial and Risk Officer at Amethis, where he oversaw financial management and reporting to investors, as well as implementing risk management policies and compliance with valuation procedures. Prior to joining Amethis in 2012, Eric served as Senior Portfolio Manager with Edmond de Rothschild for eight years, helping launch and oversee a commodities hedge fund of over $1 billion. He started his career in 1996 as a Financial Engineer with Louis-Dreyfus Finance, moving to BNP Paribas’ capital markets department in 1997 and, from 2001-2004, to Invesco, where he worked as an Investment Manager.
Mr. Ouedraogo holds a master’s degree in engineering from Ecole Centrale in Paris and an MBA from Insead Business School. A native of Burkina Faso, he is fluent in English, French and Moré.