Chairman & Director
Mr. Gueneau, a French national, is a trained Engineer who started his career in the French group Alstom and then turned Entrepreneur, Investment Banker and Private Equity Investor. He has over 20 years of track-record in the Energy Sector in Sub-Saharan Africa and serves on the board of multiple companies.
He started his career in the French power group Alstom before becoming a successful Entrepreneur in the oil services industry, subsequently serving as a Senior Adviser and Managing Director in Renaissance Capital, before founding a private equity group in Mauritius. He was a party or advised on multiple private equity transactions in Africa, as well as bids related to privatizations and leveraged buyouts. He served on the Board of the French-Nigerian Chamber of Commerce for 5 years and as Economic Advisor to the French Ministry of Finance & Industry for 3 years (“CCE” Nigeria Section, by appointment of the French Prime Minister). He is an Honorary Senior Member of the Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria, and a registered professional of the Financial Reporting Council of Nigeria.