Eric V. Guichard

Founder & CEO

Homestrings, All Africa


Eric is the founder and CEO of Homestrings, a diaspora engagement platform. He is also co-founder of Global MESA (Migrant Endowment Savings Accounts) which creates financial safety nets for migrant workers for when they return home.

Prior to Homestrings and Global MESA, Eric founded GRAVITAS Capital, an institutional asset manager that structures financial products for institutional investors.

Eric started his career at the World Bank Treasury, where he managed reserves and advised sovereign capital.

He is a graduate of Cheikh Anta Diop University, in Dakar, Sénégal; of Duquesne University in Pittsburgh; and of Harvard Business School where he earned an MBA as a World Bank Scholar and a Harvard Fellow.

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