The bank


Olivier Noel holds a Master's degree in Economics from the University of London and a degree in Corporate Governance from l’INSEAD He was successively an Emerging Markets Economist at Standard & Poor's and a senior banker in the Corporate Banking Department of ING Bank before joining the African investment banking division of Banque Belgolaise, as Regional Director for West Africa based in Abidjan.

He coordinated the infrastructure and capital markets investments for Central Africa of the International Finance Corporation (World Bank Group)after having been responsible for the telecommunications, media and new technologies financing activities within the IFC's Africa department. He also headed the French branch of First Bank Nigeria, one of the top ten banking groups in Africa, before founding the financial advisory firm Mokka Capital as Managing Partner.  He is also an independent director of a pan-African financial institution and of.