AFSIC is believed to be the largest Africa investment event taking place annually outside Africa and has become one of the most important conduits of investment into Africa.
Omar Bekkali joined AfricInvest in 2010, and cumulates 13 years’ combined experience in private equity and investment banking, with a focus on key areas of expertise: financial sector, electronic payment, IT services, and renewable energy in both North and Sub-Saharan Africa. Prior to AfricInvest, Omar worked within the Structured Finance department of Natixis, on syndicated loans in Project Finance, Real Estate and LBO sectors.
Omar currently heads North & Western African operations of AfricInvest financial sector fund FIVE (Financial Inclusion VEhicle). Omar graduated from Grenoble Ecole de Management with a Master degree and holds a Law degree from Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne.