The Africa Study Group is happy to announce that, in co-operation with the Centre for International Policy Studies of the University of Ottawa and with OpenAIR, of University of Ottawa Faculty of Common Law, its next presentation will be by Paul Lamontagne, CEO of FinDevCanada, who will explain the mandate and strategy of FinDev Canada, which opened for business in January 2018, as well as his aspirations for the organization
Paul Lamontage was previously Executive Investment Partner at Capafrica, a Canadian private equity group investing in renewable energy, infrastructure and telecommunications in Africa. Before that, he was Head, Africa & Middle East, Global Banks at the Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (CIBC). He was founding CEO of Enablis Financial Corporation, where he pioneered a new model for impact investing in early-stage small and medium-sized enterprises in South Africa, Kenya and Tanzania.
Paul Lamontagne has a Bachelor of Arts from McGill University and an MBA from the Institut d’Études Politiques de Paris.